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Jun 15, 2013
 
former res wrote:
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Being gay is not a choice or what people do.
It is who they are.
If you don't understand this you will be lost
on this subject and perhaps others.
You need to open your mind.
Do not believe everything your preacher and
your "sacred" texts tell you.
This for yourself, if possible.
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God did not make man?
Are we an accident of nature?
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You said what they did was not normal.
I am speaking of the specific sins of gay people.
As you define it and them.
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Gay people do not make the choice to be gay.
This was explained to you.
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Again, do you not believe that god created man?
Please provide evidence that being gay is not a choice, or more specifically what it is?
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Jun 15, 2013
 
Gullible?

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Baltimore, Maryland (CNN)- As the new Superman movie takes flight this weekend, filmmakers are hoping the Man of Steel lands not only in theaters, but also in pulpits.

Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father’s Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.

The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled “Jesus: The Original Superhero,” the notes run nine pages.

“How might the story of Superman awaken our passion for the greatest hero who ever lived and died and rose again?” the sermon notes ask.

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/14/supe...

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Jun 15, 2013
 
Voluntarist wrote:
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Please provide evidence that being gay is not a choice, or more specifically what it is?
How about proof that a homophobic libertarian is an oxymoron?

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Jun 15, 2013
 
Yeah? LOL.
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How about proof that a homophobic libertarian is an oxymoron?
rabbee: well it really depends on, how much oxy and how much moron is involved.

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Baltimore, Maryland (CNN)- As the new Superman movie takes flight this weekend, filmmakers are hoping the Man of Steel lands not only in theaters, but also in pulpits.
Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father’s Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.
The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled “Jesus: The Original Superhero,” the notes run nine pages.
“How might the story of Superman awaken our passion for the greatest hero who ever lived and died and rose again?” the sermon notes ask.
http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/14/supe...
It all makes sense. Superman was the creation of Jerry Siegel (and Joe Shuster, two Jewish teenagers from Cleveland. The comic was originally supposed to symbolize redemption from Hitler's Germany.

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/b...
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/06/14/3452014...

"...The evidence of his ethnic origin lay elsewhere, starting with Kal-El, his Kryptonian name. El is a suffix in Judaism’s most cherished birthrights, from Isra-el to the prophets Samu-el and Dani-el. It means God. Kal is similar to the Hebrew words for voice and vessel. Together they suggest that the alien superbaby was not just a Jew, but a very special one. Like Moses.

Much as the baby prophet was floated in a reed basket by a mother desperate to spare him from an Egyptian Pharaoh’s death warrant, so moments before Kal-El’s planet blew up, his doomed parents tucked him into a spaceship that rocketed him to the safety of Earth. Both babies were rescued by non-Jews and raised in foreign cultures — Kal-El by Kansas farmers named Kent — and all the adoptive parents quickly learned how exceptional their foundlings were. The narratives of Krypton’s birth and death borrowed the language of Genesis. Kal-El’s escape to Earth was the story of Exodus.

Clues mounted from there. The three legs of the Superman myth — truth, justice and the American way — are straight out of the Mishnah.“The world,” it reads,“endures on three things: justice, truth and peace.” The explosion of Krypton conjures up images from the mystical Kabbalah where the divine vessel was shattered, and Jews were called on to perform tikkun haolam by repairing the vessel and the world.

Superman’s lingering heartsickness was survivor’s guilt. A last rule of thumb: When a name ends in “man,” the bearer is Jewish, a superhero, or in this case both..."

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Stay true to yourself, dude.
I knew you weren't really selling out.
Thanks for the support!

Its not matter of ideology, more a matter of habit.

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Please provide evidence that being gay is not a choice, or more specifically what it is?
I find it curious you would even consider this issue to be within your conspiracy luggage.

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Baltimore, Maryland (CNN)- As the new Superman movie takes flight this weekend, filmmakers are hoping the Man of Steel lands not only in theaters, but also in pulpits.
Warner Bros. Studios is aggressively marketing "Man of Steel" to Christian pastors, inviting them to early screenings, creating Father’s Day discussion guides and producing special film trailers that focus on the faith-friendly angles of the movie.
The movie studio even asked a theologian to provide sermon notes for pastors who want to preach about Superman on Sunday. Titled “Jesus: The Original Superhero,” the notes run nine pages.
“How might the story of Superman awaken our passion for the greatest hero who ever lived and died and rose again?” the sermon notes ask.
http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/14/supe...
I wonder if there would be an outcry if it turned out that they were preaching this in American mosques as well.

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I know it is a private choice, but it is the Govt. who has to spend too much on the health of people, because of their "private choice"?
Why they do not write at every bottle of booze that it might cause problem if taken in excess? And who will be reading those labels once they have two or three pegs inside?
That is what happens when "poor" humans want to match their wit against their Creator.!!
The Creator says "The harms out weigh benefits many times over" and these pygmies say "benefits outweigh the harms"!!
We are not afraid of the "free choice"? But we have sen the effects of "free choice" on the society.
Women's dress line going higher and higher, marriages broken, divorces on the rise, more than 50 % children born out of wedlock, broken families and single parent families on the rise.
Sodomites and Lesbians taking out "Victory parades"....and 100 s of other signs of immoral activities.
Why should our Creator bother whet His Summit of Creations do?
Gay-intolerant Pakistan world leader for gay porn searches

Surprising Google Trends study by Mother Jones reveals Islamic country leads searches for gay porn, most emanating from Muslim bastion Peshawar

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-439...

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It all makes sense. Superman was the creation of Jerry Siegel (and Joe Shuster, two Jewish teenagers from Cleveland. The comic was originally supposed to symbolize redemption from Hitler's Germany.
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/b...
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/06/14/3452014...
"...The evidence of his ethnic origin lay elsewhere, starting with Kal-El, his Kryptonian name. El is a suffix in Judaism’s most cherished birthrights, from Isra-el to the prophets Samu-el and Dani-el. It means God. Kal is similar to the Hebrew words for voice and vessel. Together they suggest that the alien superbaby was not just a Jew, but a very special one. Like Moses.
Much as the baby prophet was floated in a reed basket by a mother desperate to spare him from an Egyptian Pharaoh’s death warrant, so moments before Kal-El’s planet blew up, his doomed parents tucked him into a spaceship that rocketed him to the safety of Earth. Both babies were rescued by non-Jews and raised in foreign cultures — Kal-El by Kansas farmers named Kent — and all the adoptive parents quickly learned how exceptional their foundlings were. The narratives of Krypton’s birth and death borrowed the language of Genesis. Kal-El’s escape to Earth was the story of Exodus.
Clues mounted from there. The three legs of the Superman myth — truth, justice and the American way — are straight out of the Mishnah.“The world,” it reads,“endures on three things: justice, truth and peace.” The explosion of Krypton conjures up images from the mystical Kabbalah where the divine vessel was shattered, and Jews were called on to perform tikkun haolam by repairing the vessel and the world.
Superman’s lingering heartsickness was survivor’s guilt. A last rule of thumb: When a name ends in “man,” the bearer is Jewish, a superhero, or in this case both..."
Plus -- Superman is really hot and kind of a shiksa magnet.

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Plus -- Superman is really hot and kind of a shiksa magnet.
He also gets to wear his underwear on the OUTSIDE of his pants.

How cool is that?
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At least I have the balls to be worked on.


Bold words coming from the resident homo/eunuch - Frijoles!

LMAO.

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So, if the questions are "jokes" then can you spot the error in the question posted above that I'm re-posting for you?
Find a 4 digit number in which the 1st digit is 1/5th the last, and the 2nd and 3rd digits are the last digit multiplied by 3.
Spot the error in the question and solve it showing the working steps.
Why did you write jokes in quoation marks? Weren't you the one putting doubts the difficulty of those questions? Now it looks like you were just posing...

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Thinking "the thoughts of ordinary people are ridiculous" is smug and ridiculous in itself.
As Dickens said, "Mankind is our business!"
Statements such as yours sound elitist in the worst way. Not admirable but beneath scorn.
You sound so low you could walk under a snake with a high hat on.
I believe you only understand them because you were treated badly at school.
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I can believe you think that.
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Here children and old people eat very early.
When I said, "But Mom, in Rome they don't go out to eat until much later," my 80-year-old mother replied, "Well, you're not in Rome!"
Not much I could say to that.
Like if an ordinary and adult person expresses his thoughts about politic, literature, science, math, religion etc, but in the other side there are 11-15 years kids acting like if they are adults. That person would find their thoughts to be childish, poor, pathetic and low in reasoning for the most parts.

The same feelings that person has talking with them kids are more or less the same of a Mensa talking with ordinary people.

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If you don't trust Wikipedia, then I suggest you don't use it.
Everything needs to be footnoted/sourced - just like any other encyclopedia.
No doubt there are things you believe in that I do not.
So I guess we're even.
I never said I don't trust Wikipedia. The issue was another thing.

The footnoted and sourced are needed just to know whether or not that particular sentence is genuine. But the source doesn't assure you the sentence is true.

And this is valid not just for Wikipedia but to all encyclopedias and books.
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At least I have the balls to be worked on.
Frijoles---Kiss your tushie. And then fick off.

HughBe--- Go get another circumcision :D

Frijoles---You are in luck today!

HughBe--- Will you be getting your Male Laser Lift before or after the circumcision?

Frijoles---At least I have the balls to be worked on.

HughBe--- New word, gratitude. Recall, I took a speck of my BALLS and gave to you and so I am not surprised by the PRIDE that you now display.

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CORRECTION POST #55063

I never said I don't trust Wikipedia. The issue was another thing.

The footnotes and sources are needed just to know whether or not that particular sentence was invented out of nothing. But the source doesn't assure you what was said is true.

And this is valid not just for Wikipedia but to all encyclopedias and books.
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Do you also see dead people?
HughBe---I see clubs on Topix.

Former---Do you also see dead people?

HughBe--- Yes, living dead and you know this personally.

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STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
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Like if an ordinary and adult person expresses his thoughts about politic, literature, science, math, religion etc, but in the other side there are 11-15 years kids acting like if they are adults. That person would find their thoughts to be childish, poor, pathetic and low in reasoning for the most parts.
The same feelings that person has talking with them kids are more or less the same of a Mensa talking with ordinary people.
You crack me up

You REALLY think that Mensa people are more sophisticated?

Hint- FR, COR and I all qualify to be members. And I suspect so does Rick Moss.

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