Why Should Jesus Love Me?

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#494763 Feb 25, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Two of the people I work with study Rapa Nui.
I tried Raku but my pots always broke.

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#494764 Feb 25, 2013
Tide with Beach wrote:
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6. Tough on stains.
7. Why is there always sand on MY ass?

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#494765 Feb 25, 2013
Skombolis wrote:
I actually believe you. Although not because i think you are so honest but rather because that would have been beyond ridiculous even for you and I think you try to be more subtle. Your explanation this time makes sense. I believe you did misread it
Part of being a household name is being honest.

That's just the kind of detergent I am.

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#494766 Feb 25, 2013
River Tam wrote:
7. Why is there always sand on MY ass?
I'll look into it.

I mean.

Um.

Yeah.

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#494767 Feb 25, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Nah. They're just big stones.
Yut! Yer right on!

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#494768 Feb 25, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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Two of the people I work with study Rapa Nui.
That's really cool.

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#494769 Feb 25, 2013
Peace_Warrior wrote:
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So be it! We are crazy... and one day they will catch up... Ja?
Problem is there are too many ego in the queue holding up the works of what others already know.
I never doubt natural causes also have been a 'gods must be crazy' reason for many events... It is tho for me understandable with Indigenous roots, to see how such could be easily read. But personally, I believe Israel has in the past - and it's roots - a scare and a half to come out of it as a chosen people, and so we have God at the Helm.
I do believe very strongly tho from anything of such significance passed down, they will know 'why' if not 'how'... and thus the holy terror of this knowledge. Yet, sometimes it said of any who are first... that they are the last to find out? mmmmmmm
Ja... too early for the greed that goes with the evidence already known to be shown in the light. SALT is still procrastinating!
Ya. I can understand your mindset and position.
Sometimes, I might point to the stones you might not see because you may be looking where someone else has pointed. Not to interpret it for you, but just to make it aware. That's what folks should do.

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#494770 Feb 26, 2013
Black Thunder 42 wrote:
<quoted text> Yut! Yer right on!
Big stones are cut everyday but wind, water and fine particles. Freezing and thawing. How smart would I need to be to understand that?

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#494771 Feb 26, 2013
River Tam wrote:
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Big stones are cut everyday but wind, water and fine particles. Freezing and thawing. How smart would I need to be to understand that?
change but ta by an it makes perfect sense.

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#494772 Feb 26, 2013
Justice wrote:
Church for people here is an oasis of peace and hope. Why try to dash that hope?
I don't. Please continue hoping. Please feel free to nail a chicken dipped in lamb's blood to a stick with jingly bells and shake it at the full moon - or whatever it is that you do - if that gives you peace and hope. You don't need a church for that.

I know all about hope. I have some hopes of my own. I hope that the vile church that hopes that nobody understands any science that contradicts it, that hopes that you'll help it scapegoat gays and atheists, and that hopes to pierce and shred the wall of church-state separation, staggers down some dark alley, is stabbed multiple times, and hemorrhages its social clout in the dark.

That church is an intolerable social parasite, and needs to disappear from our sight. If you that is what you are hoping for - for it to continue parasitizing society, I can't imagine why, but I don't care about such hopes. Make another wish.

Here's a little lesson in manners and common sense: if you want respect, offer respect. Your church already gets far more respect than it deserves.

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#494773 Feb 26, 2013
Black Thunder 42 wrote:
<quoted text>change but ta by an it makes perfect sense.
No it doesn't.

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#494774 Feb 26, 2013
Skombolis wrote:
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It would be one thing if they could point to some official teaching or church doctrine. But they know they can't. So instead they say vague things like church and ideology without giving any specifics because if they did they would have to concede that there is no 'church' teaching anything they claim but rather some individuals out of hundreds of millions and some churches out of tens of thousands where some people are engaging in their first amendment rights and they don't agree with what they are saying. That is their right but their attempt to label everything as the 'church' is why the bigotry is so clear.
Then of comments like they want Christians to keep their faith within their churches or homes only and want to message influencing politics or society even if it is a positive message to love because it comes from Christians or people like Hiding who thinks Christians shouldn't be singing too close to her tennis courts
They are snobs and bigots and completely self-blind
Sure, you're a huge fan of free speech - your own:

"... some churches out of tens of thousands where some people are engaging in their first amendment rights and they don't agree with what they are saying. That is their right but ..."

This is the form of a statement from somebody giving lip service to the free expression of others.

Free speech such as that made possible by the Internet has been been the death knell for your church. If you have a better argument for why your church should be respected or welcomed among us, you'd better make it soon. Your voice is fading with your numbers. We're making our argument, and it seems to be resonating a lot better than yours.

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#494775 Feb 26, 2013
Illuminatrix wrote:
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What god?
I am becoming convinced you are a cristian..
That's "God" and "Xtian." I learned those terms from a very respected humanist atheist on this thread.
Illuminatrix wrote:
I'm a Humanist Atheist now
Glad to know you.

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#494776 Feb 26, 2013
Skombolis wrote:
I know plenty of people have ask IANS to define what he says is THE 'Church' Of course he refuses to. He has spent more time giving excuses for why he won't then it would take him to do it
You seem too stupid to swallow without drowning:
http://www.topix.com/forum/topstories/T0N0LOR...

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@ Hiding - this is what I meant by calling Dim functionally illiterate. Dim has no more hope of assimilating the written word than a gerbil.

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#494777 Feb 26, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
But you know what, I'd like it if you kept your religion to your houses, too. Keep it out of schools and out of government, please. You can write about it in obscure internet forums, like this one, if it pleases you. But I don't want singalongs near my tennis courts or people lying to me about "taking a census," stopping me when I'm peacefully walking so they can talk about their stupid deity. Yes, keep your religion to yourself.
Skombolis wrote:
Please don't pretend I am your father. I would never raise a bigot.
Hidingfromyou wrote:
You, sir, are an idiot. Your reading comprehension is poor, to be kind. You don't even use the word "bigot" correctly. I suppose that's more stupidity than anything. It's not your fault.
How is it not his fault? He is willfully ignorant, and defiantly proud about it. He calls you a bigot for wanting his church to stay out of your life.

I would have pity on this train wreck of a human being if he were humble enough to cease his calumny and beg forgiveness for his offenses of the past. But not under these circumstances. He knows what the terms of engagement are, and he doesn't care. So, he will continue to reap what he sows even as his chorus of enablers wail along with him.

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Fennario

#494778 Feb 26, 2013
Skombolis wrote:
How do you define "church" and who if anybody does it include?
You are a functionally illiterate moron. I have wasted enough words trying to explain ideas to you. I have no other way to communicate with you. My words are better spent writing about you than to you.

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Fennario

#494779 Feb 26, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
maybe I'll start an atheist group where we go door to door trying to convince people that they'd be happier without religion. And we don't even cost money! No tithe. Frees up your Sundays. You'd be getting a deal.
You might like this: "If Atheists Acted Religious"
&fe ature=relmfu

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#494780 Feb 26, 2013
Passion of the Masochrist wrote:
I think that your time in prison has made you hyper-sensitive to this topic, and your Christian doctrine also compounds the issue.
LOL. Welcome to the thread.

Yeah, Dim is supersensitive about gay sex since he was in slam, or as the Brits say, bloody sensitive.
Passion of the Masochrist wrote:
If you walked in on your wife and she was having sex with another woman, would you think she is gay?
Dim doesn't have a wife. Or a girlfriend. Or a friend with benefits.

Dim couldn't even get a sheep or an inflatable woman, although he might get an inflatable sheep:

"Love Ewe Inflatable Love Sheep ... life-sized, high quality, anatomically correct, inflatable sheep with red garters, fishnet stockings, and lipstick."
http://www.muttonbone.com/

Complete with modesty tail flap!

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#494781 Feb 26, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
There is really only one regular female poster that I could never warm up to, and she just showed up on the thread.
Catcher1 wrote:
Nano is here?
http://www.topix.com/forum/topstories/T0N0LOR...

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#494782 Feb 26, 2013
AnnieJ wrote:
IMO what IANS said is no different than "hate the sin...not the sinner".
Both statement refers to hating an action or idea not people.
If one statement is seen as being a bigot and a bully then both must be seen that way.
Why do you see him as a bigot and a bully because he hates an ideology?
Now my opinion is that people way to often use both as cliches...often to cover up their hatred and make them feel better about themselves. In both cases it can leave one a way out.
To combine the two..."hate the sin/ideology but not the sinner/person".
So do you see the person that says..."hate the sin not the sinner" as a bigot and a bully?
Thank you, Annie.

I don't think that my point was too difficult to understand. But I don't recall a single Christian indicating that he did understand that. You're not Christian, are you?

What I see is a horrible and hateful double standard from these Christians. They think that their opinions are holy and should not only be respected, but be the community standard, and determine laws such as who can get married.

But criticize that dogma and political activity, and that is bigotry toward them.

I don't understand why I should care what such people want or think. I don't see why anybody should.

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