Should prayer be permitted in public ...

Should prayer be permitted in public schools?

Created by Oliver Canterberry on Apr 10, 2013

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Che Reagan Christ

Medina, OH

#145 Apr 16, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>Ever called Catholics, either lay or clergy what you think of them? No, because you apparently still have two unbroken arms and your teeth. You haven't the guts to tell them what you think of them, do you douche?
Hold on there, Georgie. Didn't you say yesterday that you would never assault anyone over what they said about your cult?
Che Reagan Christ

Medina, OH

#146 Apr 16, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>Anyone who believes in and lives as a part of that socio-political system is not honorable. All I can do is vote against their interests and not do business with them.
This is your most ignorant statement yet.

Hugh Victor Thompson III

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#147 Apr 16, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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Hold on there, Georgie. Didn't you say yesterday that you would never assault anyone over what they said about your cult?
I can't speak for the other 999,999,999 Catholics on the planet.

Hugh Victor Thompson III

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#148 Apr 16, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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This is your most ignorant statement yet.
Would you rather I advocate violence?
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#149 Apr 17, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>I can't speak for the other 999,999,999 Catholics on the planet.
The way you speak about them they sound like quite a violent bunch of folks.

Maybe you're right. Aunt Cathy did almost get me in the head with that ham bone at Easter.

woof

“Ignorance is bliss.”

Since: May 11

Hightstown, NJ

#150 Apr 17, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>Anyone who believes in and lives as a part of that socio-political system is not honorable. All I can do is vote against their interests and not do business with them.
It is not any different than Christianity. There are some people who take the bible literally and prefer a society that is ruled by biblical law. There are some Muslims who do not take the koran literally but like many Christians, use it as a foundation of their character. Not every Muslim is a Wahhabi Muslim, just like not every Christian is a evangelical fundamentalist.

I have several Muslim friends who are not any different than me. The only differences are their religious beliefs and some of their traditions. None of them are in arranged marriages (in fact, one married a Mormon), they don't follow or condone Sharia law and they are contributing members of society. Saying all Muslims are bad based on how *some* choose to believe is like me saying all Christians are bad because of the Westboro Baptist Church or evangelicals.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#151 Apr 17, 2013
I know quite a few "secular" Muslims. They tend to be more educated than their fundamentalist cousins.

Same as with Christians. ;)
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#152 May 31, 2013
Mpnf1979 wrote:
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You may call yourself a Christian, but your actions insult the religion and the god you claim to represent. He told you not to act in this way.
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
as always you fail, and are unable to understand written words.

As a Christian, it is my duty to spread God's word. Read the directions in the Bible.

go spin a top, because epic failure is your above post.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#153 May 31, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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This is your most ignorant statement yet.
straight forward english language speaking about the ills of liberal;ism is a most ignorant statement?

then watch TV junior, it will make you sick of the ignorance of all the liberal media in shock over Obama's growing list of treasonous scandals.

If the election were next month....Romney or Obama....who wins?

Why is Romney today in Washington with world economic advisors?

do you suppose Romney has self declared himself president because the election was a fraud?

why not.....fantasy seems to drive Washington today.

2 presidents...a black one golfing, and the white one doing all the heavy lifting. This is not a good thing for tan people. Makes you look real real stupid, and unfit for anything.

this of course is not true in mass, but regarding the current president he is being turned into an irrelevant tool in front of the entire world.

nuke some popcorn and watch the humiliation and fun with live video fact checks.

what a hoot.
Che Reagan Christ

Medina, OH

#154 May 31, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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straight forward english language speaking about the ills of liberal;ism is a most ignorant statement?
then watch TV junior, it will make you sick of the ignorance of all the liberal media in shock over Obama's growing list of treasonous scandals.
If the election were next month....Romney or Obama....who wins?
Why is Romney today in Washington with world economic advisors?
do you suppose Romney has self declared himself president because the election was a fraud?
why not.....fantasy seems to drive Washington today.
2 presidents...a black one golfing, and the white one doing all the heavy lifting. This is not a good thing for tan people. Makes you look real real stupid, and unfit for anything.
this of course is not true in mass, but regarding the current president he is being turned into an irrelevant tool in front of the entire world.
nuke some popcorn and watch the humiliation and fun with live video fact checks.
what a hoot.
I think you just set a new personal best.

“Ignorance is bliss.”

Since: May 11

Hightstown, NJ

#155 May 31, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
<quoted text>
as always you fail, and are unable to understand written words.
As a Christian, it is my duty to spread God's word. Read the directions in the Bible.
go spin a top, because epic failure is your above post.
Spread god's word and your diseases someplace else. They aren't wanted here.
Oliver Canterberry

Delaware, OH

#156 May 31, 2013
Mpnf1979 wrote:
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Spread god's word and your diseases someplace else. They aren't wanted here.
Reality speaks the truth.

You are one who has abandoned the Christian faith (like Demas who abandoned the Apostle Paul) for whatever reason and therefore you cannot be trusted.

In terms of prayer, prayer was banned by liberals in 1963 and we see the disaster in public schools everywhere.

You are attacking the only type of people willing to face the Muslims. Liberals and Moderates ran to Canada during Vietnam and would do the same here, convert to Islam like craven dogs.

You have already stated your willingness to wear a burka or hijab so you are not a "real" American in my definition as you were never a "real" Christian.

My advice to you is to listen to Reality.

The truth is not always pleasant or what you want to hear.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#157 May 31, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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I think you just set a new personal best.
impossible.....you can't think without help.

“Ignorance is bliss.”

Since: May 11

Hightstown, NJ

#158 May 31, 2013
Oliver Canterberry wrote:
<quoted text>
Reality speaks the truth.
You are one who has abandoned the Christian faith (like Demas who abandoned the Apostle Paul) for whatever reason and therefore you cannot be trusted.
In terms of prayer, prayer was banned by liberals in 1963 and we see the disaster in public schools everywhere.
You are attacking the only type of people willing to face the Muslims. Liberals and Moderates ran to Canada during Vietnam and would do the same here, convert to Islam like craven dogs.
You have already stated your willingness to wear a burka or hijab so you are not a "real" American in my definition as you were never a "real" Christian.
My advice to you is to listen to Reality.
The truth is not always pleasant or what you want to hear.
You're both nuts. Prayer isn't banned in schools, dummy. You just can't force students to do it if they don't want, nor should they be forced to pray if they don't want to.

I'm not worried about your definitions of anything or anyone. And I've never said I would wear a burka. I'd love for you to provide proof of this statement.

You're a nut job and it's people like you who need to be watched by real Americans.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#159 May 31, 2013
Mpnf1979 wrote:
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You're both nuts. Prayer isn't banned in schools, dummy. You just can't force students to do it if they don't want, nor should they be forced to pray if they don't want to.
I'm not worried about your definitions of anything or anyone. And I've never said I would wear a burka. I'd love for you to provide proof of this statement.
You're a nut job and it's people like you who need to be watched by real Americans.
you have blinders on, and can't see.

take them off, and welcome to reality.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#160 May 31, 2013
Mpnf1979 wrote:
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Spread god's word and your diseases someplace else. They aren't wanted here.
too bad.....boo fing hoo

guess what....1st amendment right.

my 2nd amendment right protects the first one.

maybe you best leave before it is too late. You don't believe in my rights.

so I say to your face.....make me.

“Ignorance is bliss.”

Since: May 11

Hightstown, NJ

#161 May 31, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
<quoted text>
you have blinders on, and can't see.
take them off, and welcome to reality.
"I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours."

And more importantly...

"You can't convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence, it's based on a deep-seated need to believe."

“Ignorance is bliss.”

Since: May 11

Hightstown, NJ

#162 May 31, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
<quoted text>
too bad.....boo fing hoo
guess what....1st amendment right.
my 2nd amendment right protects the first one.
maybe you best leave before it is too late. You don't believe in my rights.
so I say to your face.....make me.
lol...are you ten years old? Get a grip man and grow a pair of balls.
Al Cohen

Cincinnati, OH

#163 May 31, 2013
The better question is why has local control of public schools been allowed to be usurped.

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#164 May 31, 2013
By nature, public schools are squarely in the Greco-Roman tradition as opposed to the Judeo-Christian tradition. So, legalities aside, it's really a pointless exercise to attempt to prayer-ize a Greco-Roman institution. The most you're going to get out of it is some kind of bland Rotary Club civil religion drivel...which is just thinly veneered Tony Robbins capitalist "spirituality".

On the other hand, if one thinks of prayer as an action of going good to others in the context of the Greco-Roman culture's Darwinian dog-eat-dog culture, have at it.

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