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Bible study rules for public schools proposed

There are 158184 comments on the The Courier-Journal story from Feb 10, 2010, titled Bible study rules for public schools proposed. In it, The Courier-Journal reports that:

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The state would create rules for teaching about the Bible in public high schools under a bill filed Monday by three Democratic senators.

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CardinalBirdsEye

Hazard, KY

#96384 Mar 18, 2013
what wrote:
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and every book they have is the ones they deemed ok and didnt burn. u are so clueless it is not funny anymore. and just cuz the new pope wants a poor church says nothing of the billions and billions they have other than they are gonna act poor now and quit helpin as much i guess. and i see u dodge the 10% thing cuz u were proven wrong on it so i forgive u, i knew u did have the knowledge for this conversation to start. i pointed that out to u in the beginning. but i do atleast try to show u some truths in hopes u will read your bible and see its not so loving and carin like they want u to believe.
and PS:

As you can see, NOT all of us, take the Bible quite as "literally" as Some would try and MISlead others, to believe!!

Far far from it actually, because in the opinion of others, to read that specific book verbatum, is NO way to read that specific book!!

And just in case-
Definition of VERBATIM
: in the exact words : word for word <quoted the speech verbatim>
haha

Hyden, KY

#96385 Mar 18, 2013
Literal and verbatim are not the same thing. If you do not intend to read a book verbatim, you are just as well off to put it down and make up the content as you go. LOL
Blahblahblah

Hazard, KY

#96386 Mar 18, 2013
haha wrote:
Literal and verbatim are not the same thing. If you do not intend to read a book verbatim, you are just as well off to put it down and make up the content as you go. LOL
In some instance, they are QUITE the same, i others they are not.

Just because a book says a building reached to heaven, does NOT mean jack and the beanstalk level literal. "To the sky" could also mean the given inference.

Just because one has a book FULL of many recipes, does NOT mean one would follow each recipe, in sequence, or even in exact suggested ingredients, or measured amounts.

Not in the REAL world anyway.

Not to say that that there aren't some books, having many parts of their words blackened out in whole, even by the paragraphs, might as well then just be put back onto the shelves from which they originated, for then there is nothing more annoying while trying to read, than that which is totally blotted out in censorship!!!!!

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#96387 Mar 18, 2013
PREVIOUS PATIENT AT KDMC wrote:
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ERROR: Christianity DOES NOT teach; "All Good People GO to Heaven". The Bible & Jesus teach us that, NOT ONE will go to Heaven unless u are Born Again thru Confessing your Sins & Accepting Jesus as Your Personal Lord & Savior. As for Jesus being a "MEDIATOR" for ONLY a chosen few,(anointed Christians) Jesus IS the ONE Intercessor for ALL Believers. As for your Scripture quotes:
Matthew 5:5. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.(KJV)
Psalm 37:29. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein forever.(KJV)
When commenting on Christian Teachings or quoting Scriptures from the Bible, please try to do so accurately. Thank you.:-)
I thought YOU said YOU WeRe FiniShED PosTinG on THIS SiTE BeCAUse of ALL the HatE and STUFF.

Just can't stay away can ya? Yeah, me neither.

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#96388 Mar 18, 2013
Satanic Priest wrote:
<quoted text>You can not expect people who do not read their own bible yet spout non sense to be able to read and understand scientific writing.(I will admitt that I have not read Darwin, but I do read Jung) They would rather say stupid things and than stick their fingers in their ears and say na na na na na
I know :-( I knew it was a waste of time...but I can't resist.
known truth

United States

#96389 Mar 18, 2013
Build truth for guuidance

Since: Jan 13

Lexington, KY

#96390 Mar 18, 2013
Blahblahblah wrote:
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Just because one has a book FULL of many recipes, does NOT mean one would follow each recipe, in sequence, or even in exact suggested ingredients, or measured amounts.
Using this analogy, this made me think of something. If I follow a recipe from a cookbook, that would not make me a cook. So, for people who only read and use certain parts of the Bible, how can they say they are a Christian?

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#96391 Mar 18, 2013
do whut wrote:
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We don't know anything about Kolob other than it is a planet close to God. Sorry, I wish I knew more.
Will I be a god? Jesus said we are all gods. He reminded His disciples of that Psalm while on earth. It doesn't mean we are greater than God. We are subject to Him. But it makes sense if we are children of God and we are supposed to inherit all that He has, then we would grow up to be like Him in the eternities.
Most of the revelations that Joseph received (or any prophet) was after they thought about things themselves and asked in prayer.
I politely disagree because I find the overwhelming bulk of your theology to be inslutingly inintelligent.

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#96392 Mar 18, 2013
Yiago wrote:
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I just had a good conversation about this last night with an old friend.
I think that if you believe something then that's ok with me. I don't really care. Until your belief seeps into the public life that we all have to live. Then it becomes my concern.
I don't want my country or planet to be full of stupid people. If you think teaching Creationism as science, for example, is a good idea and you vote for people who tend to agree with you on that...then your beliefs are very important to me. It affects me, my kids, and my world. The dumber my neighbor the lower the overall quality of life will be.
I want every kid to grow up critical and sharp as a tack. I want my tax dollars to fund public education that teaches critical thinking at every step. I want my children to be able to tell the difference between what is genuine and what is fraudulent. I want them to be able to evaluate things and make rational, mindful decisions about those things based on evidence and good, solid moral instincts.
So I don't really care what the cabin-dwelling isolationist thinks about God. But I do care what the voting Fundamentalist thinks.
I don't like to be mean to people. And sometimes telling the truth about reality strikes people as mean. You have to know when to talk about it and when to let things go. I usually don't engage that much face to face, unless it is something egregious like an anti-vaccine nut or a Creationist. But online, on a forum...if you make your belief known then it is fair game! Gloves off, argumentation at the ready. Defend it or shut up.
Know what I mean?
lol
I'm in total agreement. The "faithful" friends I have are certainly not fundamentalists. They are progressive thinkers who support the separation of church and state, and respect science. They are just somehow capable of maintaining their faith at some level. How they can insulate that from reason and skepticism is a mystery to me. I push (usually when we're drinking together) but not too hard. It's an emotional security blanket for them and I usually get to a point where I ask myself "who am I to take this away from them"?

Now, as for the zealots who:
oppose reason,
oppose the separation clause in the first amendment,
want to re-write classroom history books to make our founding
fathers more "Christian" and other educational atrocities,
support leaders that make decisions based on religious dogma
instead of rational thought,
want to use my tax dollars to fund their religious shenanigans,
try to convert me, my family, and my friends to their cult,
Yeah....screw 'em and their sensitivities.

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#96393 Mar 18, 2013
known truth wrote:
Build truth for guuidance
and use spellchecker for accuracy

Satanic Priest

“There is no god”

Since: Jul 12

War, WV

#96394 Mar 18, 2013
Quantummist wrote:
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Not true on the "Humans are the Only Animals that kill for fun"... Many animals chase, catch and kill other animals just to leave them when they stop flopping around... Mainly Cats and Dogs both wild and domestic... Dolphins have been seen to play with fish for long periods and then kill them and let them fall to the bottom and go find a new one to play with till it's dead...
I meant of the same species. I should have been more specific
Blahblahblah

Hazard, KY

#96395 Mar 18, 2013
LittleQueen wrote:
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Using this analogy, this made me think of something. If I follow a recipe from a cookbook, that would not make me a cook. So, for people who only read and use certain parts of the Bible, how can they say they are a Christian?
The same way that for some that do follow some recipes, then could be considered as cooks, being as most cooks learned from recipes, but not necessarily all from the same book.

Besides, the actions thereof speak louder than any labelduhm labels anyway, and some recipes are just better than others.
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96396 Mar 18, 2013
sickening wrote:
I agree that people came from Creation and not an ape. How absurd. People can believe they came from an animal but can't believe that there is a God who is quite capable of EVERYTHING.
HOWEVER....I do believe there are many people who were CREATED from jackasses.
I'm living proof there is a God....you want proof....take a breath.....there ya go!
Amen!

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

Somerset, KY

#96397 Mar 18, 2013
Satanic Priest wrote:
<quoted text>I meant of the same species. I should have been more specific
I can't even say I agree with that... The Vast Majority of Human killing Humans is for survival if even for presumed survival such as shooting someone during a robbery and such.... The act of murder just for the thrill happens with some very few humans but there are also a small percentage of that kill their own for the thrill of the kill. I have personally watched a group of dogs chase and kill another dog that was of no threat... I have seen cats kill kittens... In the greater wild I would venture there are Individual animals that kill other of their species just for the thrill of the kill also but the percentages are small just as with Humans, It's just that they don't have the press coverage... Birds are another example of where while a large group will play nice together, now and then there will come along a individual that will peck the eyes out and kill others in the crowd... Chickens are notorious for killing other chickens in the flock and is why Cock Fighting works out the way it does... Rosters will fight about anything they can lay a spur into and if they can kill another chicken they will dance around and crow at the top of the lungs...
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96399 Mar 18, 2013
happy wrote:
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How did the Universe Begin? Dr. William Lane Craig
The case for a Creator Dr. Lee Strobel
Darwin or Design Paul A. Nelson
How Biology Points Toward God
Dr. Raymind Bolin
To give a few....
Amen!
But you know why they will not "Believe" anything that
does not jive with their views...
I wish they would!
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96400 Mar 18, 2013
happy wrote:
"Scientifically speaking, it's far more probable for a life prohibiting universe to exist rather than a LIFE SUSTAINING one. Life is balanced on a RAZORS edge."
"If you are Sincerely SEEKING God, He will make His existence evident to
YOU."
William Lane Craig
Amen!
It's like 128^10th power Against just the protines
of DNA coming together, But WAIT!
Give it a couple of BILLION years, and Space Aliens...
Don't forget the "Space Aliens"...
And they Think we're crazy... LOL
God Bless :-)
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96401 Mar 18, 2013
Skeptical Spectacles wrote:
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Really? The why did you ask about evolving from monkeys?
Because the evilutionary chart is STILL used in schools...
Along with every other Godless lie!
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96402 Mar 18, 2013
Quantummist wrote:
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The only caveat I would add is that Rational people don't "Except" evolution as to me that that to the religious folks sounds like their mindset of "Belief"... Just Except the bible or some other text as the Word of God and we will all be Believers... I think rational people Understand the concept of Evolution and question it on an ongoing basis changing that understanding as new evidence is presented and verified.. Even the Scientific community falls prey to Excepting a view at times and allow it to become dogma then refuse to even consider new evidence or question old dogmatic views.. It many cases what is claimed as science is just as Belief based as any religion....
"It many cases what is claimed as science is just as Belief based as any religion"
See... you are smart on many things!
I thank God He proved Himself to me!
Amen!
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96403 Mar 18, 2013
youtube wrote:
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100% PROOF Pope Francis is ANTICHRIST______
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =moaXuWJryu8XX
.
Interesting...
As I've seen an old VHS tape on this subject 12 years ago.
Saying that this pope would be him/it!
Keep an eye on him!
Yes and Amen

Richmond, KY

#96404 Mar 18, 2013
Satanic Priest wrote:
<quoted text>This comment is proof that the christian cult brain washes its sheep
God showed up and saved me...
Showed me how satan was brainwashing me...
I was lost, now I'm redeemed!
I hope that happens to you "AND" yours!

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