Prove there's a god.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774920 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
That's America, baby! Love it or leave it.
Did you see this at http://www.topix.com/forum/topstories/TOCO8TE... ?

"The conservative Christians on my wife's side told us at that time to "Love it or leave it," and then became miffed when we chose [b]." I think that what such people really mean is "Like it or lump it."

Incidentally, you shouldn't be so casual about that invitation. Your government strongly disagrees. So does the Canadian government, which requires its citizens living abroad to return to Canada about half the year to continue receiving what they call "pension" - our Social Security. America deals with the hemorrhaging by issuing inappropriate travel advisories.

What is it that both governments are trying to resist? Those who leave are the ones who can afford to. We (Americans) pull our money out of American banks where it is no longer available to earn income for American bankers or to be loaned to American families and businesses. We put our savings in foreign banks, and pay taxes on our interest income to foreign governments. We shop in foreign markets and malls where we support foreign entrepreneurs and pay sales taxes to foreign governments. We support foreign real estate markets, and we volunteer our time and expertise to activities that don't benefit America.

Soon, Medicare will be paying foreign doctors and hospitals for our health care expenses because refusing to do so creates an incentive for expatriates to return home for health care, then leave. The American government is slowly coming to understand that it is cheaper for it to pay our Mexican (in our case) bills than to pay American physicians and hospitals, who charge 5-20 times more.

Before we left, I owned an American home, and leased office space from an American landlord. I hired Americans to work my practice. We ate in American restaurants, hired American repairmen, and I treated the illnesses of Americans. My old home is occupied, but a home somewhere sits empty that the couple that bought our house would have bought instead. Our office is rented again, but by people who would have rented an office that remains empty. Our staff have new jobs, but jobs that could have been filled by people that remain unemployed. I think you get the picture.

And there are an estimated 3-6 million Americans living abroad. A million of us are retired in Mexico. You may say good riddance because it doesn't affect you directly, but I assure you that many other Americans are affected.

How about making America more loveable than "leaveable"? Your government would appreciate it.

“What are you looking at?”

Since: Jan 08

Albuquerque, NM

#774921 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
<quoted text>
Why should anybody believe that Gnostic texts "complete" Christian texts?
Because the fit right in with the current theology.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774922 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
Considering that less than 2% of Catholic priests are even accused of molesting while nearly 30% of public school kids report physical sexual contact by school employees... Ya, I'd say kids are safer at church than at public schools.
That's not credible. I don't remember a single student that was molested in any K-12 school I attended. Furthermore, predator statistics and victim statistics are apples and oranges.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774923 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
Christianity is a religion of peace.
So is Islam. Ask them.

“What are you looking at?”

Since: Jan 08

Albuquerque, NM

#774924 Aug 29, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
Buck had every second chance in the book. Given every physical gift a man dreams of.
The chances ended in June on a dark road in Alabama.
I was always on the edge of glory. It's gone.
Dust off the elbows and knees and begin again.

You are the only one stopping from achieving "glory" again.

I also think - if you had not been in Alabama - this would not have happened.

:o)

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774925 Aug 29, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
The majority of priests I have met appeared to be effeminate.
It can't help any that they wear gowns.

“What are you looking at?”

Since: Jan 08

Albuquerque, NM

#774926 Aug 29, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> YEAH , we understand prison sex.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =IGVZOLV9SPoXX
Tool - "Prison Sex"

https://www.youtube.com/watch...

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774927 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
The RCC specifically rejects sexual abuse, whether it's to a child or an adult. They have their laws that speed up the laicization of anyone proven guilty. They extend their statute of limitations on sex crimes from 10 to 20 years. They charge that possession of child porn as a "grave crime". If the RCC facilitated child sex, they'd have now laws against it.
Faith is a beautiful thing. There is no idea that it cannot support.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774928 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
Nah. It's just that folks like to blame God for the bad stuff (like you just did with tsunami and floods) or dying of diabetes. When the fact of the matter is that the nature of the earth causes tsunami and a person's bad choice of diet causes death from diabetes.
Who or what intelligently designed or unconsciously generated the earth and its nature?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774929 Aug 29, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
You know that Jesus never had sex?
We can't decide if he existed.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#774930 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
<quoted text>
If it's an adult male with an under aged male, it's a homosexual act.
If it's an adult male with an under aged female, it's a heterosexual act.
What part of this is hard for you to understand?
Guy + guy = homosexual
Guy + girl = heterosexual
It's really that simple.
Yeah but why you having all the under aged sex ?

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#774931 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
<quoted text>
If it's an adult male with an under aged male, it's a homosexual act.
If it's an adult male with an under aged female, it's a heterosexual act.
What part of this is hard for you to understand?
Guy + guy = homosexual
Guy + girl = heterosexual
It's really that simple.
Yeah but you weren't really participating,...you were being molested .....does that mean you're a homo?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774932 Aug 29, 2014
macumazahn wrote:
Ever see MST3K's merciless treatment of "Santa Claus vs the Martians"?
Robot roll call?

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#774933 Aug 29, 2014
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>Studies have shown that many boy's first sexual experience is with a member of the same sex. If this was an isolated event, is the boy a homosexual?
Liar, You're a homosexual actor.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#774934 Aug 29, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
No, it was a violent assault. It just happened that the most dominating and demeaning thing I could do to him was stick the toothbrush up his ass then make him swallow it.
I got a good bit of gratification, but no sexual gratification.
HOME BOY! Buck the Homo Romeo!

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774935 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
It felt more than good, it gave me the strongest sense of patriotism I've ever had. Not just from the American flags flying everywhere, but the unity, the actual unity, of the American people. I still get goosebumps listening to Dubya's speech and the united applause of; "We will not tire, we will not falter and we will not fail".
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =NpZVeHBylcoXX&sns=em
That must have been nice for you and all other conservative Christians
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
I too believe in the "love it or leave it" policy. I said that today and I've said that many times. It's unfortunate that your wife's friends got upset for you two choosing to "leave it", they shouldn't have done that. But you know what, when things like that happen you find out who your friends really are.
Agreed. As I said, most love is not unconditional.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774936 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
In a word: Poe.
I doubt it. I'd say born again Christian.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774937 Aug 29, 2014
Joyful8118 wrote:
I don't know how much clearer I can make it.
Probably no clearer at all without consulting a literate friend.
Joyful8118 wrote:
The Christian Creator/God is the same one other religions believe in. They just call him something else and have a different set of beliefs about him, except those who believe in/worship false gods.
LOL. Your mind is useless to you, and worth even less to others.

Tell me again how evil and demon possessed I am, Christian, so that I can tell you again what a blithering idiot you are.

“Game Over”

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#774938 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
<quoted text>
If it's an adult male with an under aged male, it's a homosexual act.
If it's an adult male with an under aged female, it's a heterosexual act.
What part of this is hard for you to understand?
Guy + guy = homosexual
Guy + girl = heterosexual
It's really that simple.
You're wrong but it's not your fault.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#774939 Aug 29, 2014
Stilgar Fifrawi wrote:
Nope. Every American has equal opportunity.
Nope. I had more opportunity than most.

Did your parents encourage you to get a college degree? Did they teach you to respect reason and evidence over faith?

I have no idea how life would have turned out without that huge advantage. College was assumed for me, and medical school strongly recommended. I wanted to be an art major. Without all of the assets I was born into - mid-20th century America and a good home - I doubt that I'd have chosen the path I did. One could argue that I didn't choose it.

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