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This is, of course, the statement that introduced SeattlePioneer to the thread.

Sounds like Douchenozzle's been taking fathering tips from SeattlePioneer.

I read that and asked myself, "What did s/he mean by that?" Everybody knows SP doesn't like women, but what does he have against children?

The responses seemed to center on the generally accepted fact that SP does not like women.

As for his deep sense of responsibility, etc. he constantly - make that consistantly blames divorce on woman. I have never, ever seen him entertain the idea that a man's behavior might be responsible for the demise of a marriage or for a woman wanting to remove her children form him. The idea that abusive behavior might be at fault is nowhere in his horizen that I have ever seen. It's just blame, blame, blame, and that doesn't sound so responsible to me.

Again, SP doesn't like women. Has he ever been married? No one knows, but I doubt it. Has he got a girlfriend? A lover? Is there a woman in his life? Is there a man, for that matter? No, actually I think SP is a confirmed bachelor. He is a single guy, determined to remain single, with some odd ideas about adult relationships. What does that have to do with his attitudes toward children?

It suggests an unwillingness to assume culpability for one's actions.

Is there a particular action for which SP has declined to assume responsibility? I know he doesn't like women, and I think we all know he doesn't like women. But is there a particular woman to whom SP has made a particular promise which SP has failed to honor? The guy has posted more than 60,000 times. I think before I convict him of not keeping his promises I'd want more than a "suggest(ion of) an unwillingness" to assume responsibility.

Ok, we all know SP doesn't like women. I think this horse is dead. How does he feel about kids? How about dogs? How about family?
Here SP talks about helping his brother out and caring for his brother's family dog. It seems he is discussing here a general common practice, so he must handle his responsibilities here well. He is also trying to help a woman evaluate the prospects of a small business, and his advice seems well-thought-out and sound.
He likes Oprah because she gives good advice and recommends good books.
He is patriotic and helps boy scouts with service projects. He isn't real crazy about some of the ideas taught in public schools. Anybody who is involved in schools and the boy scouts must like kids at least a little bit, and must believe in individual responsibility at least a little bit. You may not like his views, and I see no evidence that he likes women. But he does work in his community to improve it.
SP tries to save people money by helping them maintain their equipment.
He recognizes that he is making decisions for himself and that works for him might not work for another, and vice-versa.

What is my point here? That SP consistently recognizes that every action has a consequence, and if you don't like possible consequences then you should refrain from certain actions. He doesn't want the consequence of losing contact with possible children, so he has avoided marriage. Is that a choice many would make? Obviously not, but it is his to make.

Let me put another spin on this. I love my wife, and I like women generally. I love my stepkids, and I like children in general. I can't imagine how painful it would be for me if my ex-wife and I had had kids together, and if she had taken those imaginary children with her when she left Illinois for Minnesota seven years ago. I've joked that if we had had children together, I'd have had to kill her. That's not funny, is it?

I don't know if I've made my point or not. I kind of doubt it. If I had to reduce it to one sentence, it would be this:SP has lived his whole life not doing things if he wasn't prepared for the possible consequences.

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