Homosexuality and the Bible

Homosexuality and the Bible

There are 36055 comments on the www.smh.com.au story from Aug 15, 2011, titled Homosexuality and the Bible. In it, www.smh.com.au reports that:

Given the ongoing debate about same-sex marriage, it is time I looked at the two Testaments to remind myself why belief is so hard for me to embrace.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.smh.com.au.

lides

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Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#19145 Aug 5, 2013
KiMare wrote:
Gosh, I've never thought of my marriage as a legal contract. That's so cold and, well, ugly.
That's what legal rights and protections are. Surly enough a marriage is much more than a piece of paper, however at issue is the civil matter of equal protection of the laws. Which is a cold hard piece of paper.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#19146 Aug 5, 2013
lides wrote:
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That's what legal rights and protections are. Surly enough a marriage is much more than a piece of paper, however at issue is the civil matter of equal protection of the laws. Which is a cold hard piece of paper.
Not if it's Charmin.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#19147 Aug 5, 2013
lides wrote:
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That's what legal rights and protections are. Surly enough a marriage is much more than a piece of paper, however at issue is the civil matter of equal protection of the laws. Which is a cold hard piece of paper.
I know marriage, and you clearly don't.

You can dumb down whatever you want, but its your delusion, nothing more.
SHADOW

Canyon Lake, TX

#19148 Aug 5, 2013
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
I prayed for you this weekend....
You need to worry about yourself there jonesy.
Pray hard and hope the devil doesn't catch your butt.

“RAINBOW POWER!”

Since: Oct 08

I Am What I Am.

#19149 Aug 5, 2013
KiMare wrote:
I know marriage, and you clearly don't.
You can dumb down whatever you want, but its your delusion, nothing more.
A shallow comment from a common bigot. Alas, you have successfully lost every last bit of respect I might have had for you. I thought you were a little more intelligent than this. I was wrong.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#19150 Aug 5, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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A shallow comment from a common bigot. Alas, you have successfully lost every last bit of respect I might have had for you. I thought you were a little more intelligent than this. I was wrong.
I feel horrible about disappointing you.

Are you sure there is not one more shred of respect left???

Smirk.
SHADOW

Canyon Lake, TX

#19151 Aug 5, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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A shallow comment from a common bigot. Alas, you have successfully lost every last bit of respect I might have had for you. I thought you were a little more intelligent than this. I was wrong.
And we normal people are supposed to care what you think---Why?
Calling you out on marriage is more intelligent than your posts.
Pot meet kettle---------

lides

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#19152 Aug 5, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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I know marriage, and you clearly don't.
You can dumb down whatever you want, but its your delusion, nothing more.
The depth of what you don't know is astounding. As it prisons to the state and legal rights marriage is a contract .

If you believe otherwise, your a fool.
SHADOW

Canyon Lake, TX

#19153 Aug 5, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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I feel horrible about disappointing you.
Are you sure there is not one more shred of respect left???
Smirk.
I know how you feel but trust me there are more gender confused trolls out there, who needs this one right. LOL

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#19154 Aug 5, 2013
lides wrote:
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The depth of what you don't know is astounding. As it prisons to the state and legal rights marriage is a contract .
If you believe otherwise, your a fool.
You are lying if you think ss couples equate legally to marriage. Especially to the exclusion of any number or relation of other people.

I believe ss couples do not equate to marriage at any level.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#19155 Aug 5, 2013
SHADOW wrote:
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I know how you feel but trust me there are more gender confused trolls out there, who needs this one right. LOL
Thanks for the support, I was curled up in the corner sobbing.
I'll make it through somehow, it just hurts soooo bad!

“It's Time. . .”

Since: Jun 13

New Holland

#19156 Aug 5, 2013
Dusty Mangina wrote:
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You have mis-understood the Australian vernacular for "root". You should really attempt to be more worldly.
Root is a Australian colloquial derivative of rut.
Now, go look up "rut".
Actually, that one couldn't organize a root in a brothel. Or even in a sauna. LOLOL

“Busting Kimare's”

Since: Feb 13

Clitty

#19157 Aug 5, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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You are lying if you think ss couples equate legally to marriage. Especially to the exclusion of any number or relation of other people.
I believe ss couples do not equate to marriage at any level.
Let's see: we have siblings, cousins, in-laws, children, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. You we're saying something about relations?

Looks like you have nothing but OPINIONS, and your belief about equality is irrelevant.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#19158 Aug 6, 2013
Dusty Mangina wrote:
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Let's see: we have siblings, cousins, in-laws, children, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. You we're saying something about relations?
Looks like you have nothing but OPINIONS, and your belief about equality is irrelevant.
Hilarious.

You celebrate a bogus ruling acquired by deceit that opens a Pandora's box of issues. Then dismiss the results as 'irrelevant'.

Your focus on me only exposes your inner insecurity and the fear that people do see past your denial.

You have a meaningless piece of paper.

“RAINBOW POWER!”

Since: Oct 08

I Am What I Am.

#19159 Aug 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
You celebrate a bogus ruling acquired by deceit that opens a Pandora's box of issues.
I've yet to see any "issues," let alone a whole box of them.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#19160 Aug 6, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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I've yet to see any "issues," let alone a whole box of them.
Of course not, you deny any being exposed.

The ironic thing is, you claim a momentous change will ONLY have positive affects. That claim alone undermines your position. The hate and deceit only confirms it.

“RAINBOW POWER!”

Since: Oct 08

I Am What I Am.

#19161 Aug 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Of course not, you deny any being exposed.
The ironic thing is, you claim a momentous change will ONLY have positive affects. That claim alone undermines your position. The hate and deceit only confirms it.
I never said that. Every change has at least some negative aspects, even if making that change is the right thing to do.

So, what do you think are the potential negative side effects of marriage equality?

No dumb slippery slope arguments please.

lides

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Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#19162 Aug 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
You are lying if you think ss couples equate legally to marriage. Especially to the exclusion of any number or relation of other people.
I believe ss couples do not equate to marriage at any level.
Sorry, but equality under the law is constitutionally required, and it is a beautiful thing.

As far as the law is concerned, the couples are equal.

That you feel they are not says more aout you and your bigotry than anything else.

lides

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#19163 Aug 6, 2013
One could argue that you are a lesser human due to your condition, KiMare. However, no one has. One wonders why you would level judgment on someone else for something that was similarly beyond their control?

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#19164 Aug 6, 2013
lides wrote:
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Sorry, but equality under the law is constitutionally required, and it is a beautiful thing.
As far as the law is concerned, the couples are equal.
That you feel they are not says more aout you and your bigotry than anything else.
No human relationship is as beautiful as the union of a male and female in marriage. It is powerfully distinct, not just in what it unites, but also the fruit of that union.

I deny no rights or love for any relationship. I do fairly and wisely distinguish between them.

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