"Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?"
"Our society has moral principles. And we live according to these principles. These are moral principles concerning the behavior of people in general. And that means that the law is respected and the law is obeyed,"
Imagine getting the death sentence for loving someone.
Of all the topics discussed in this forum, this in bold is the most relevant statement I've ever read. You my friend nailed the issue at the core of all issues. And I know your point is kind of rhetorical but allow me to venture a reply:
Because of human culture (or ignorance, very often the same thing) producing religion, politics and other such forces that end up deciding for you what's right and what's wrong and woe betides you if "they" decide you are on the wrong side of their beliefs or convictions.
Look at the bright side my friend, your community has made leaps and bounds in terms of rights despite so many still hating you because of their ignorant moral beliefs. Other communities are not so lucky...
I'll say no more cause I don't want to be accused of going off-topic. This is a once only reply to a post in this thread.
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Capitalism has convinced people to buy stuff they don't need with money they don't have to impress people who don't give a shit. (George Carlin)