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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by chernobylwraiths View Post
    God tells Abraham that a nation would come from him. I believe the nation came from those men that had multiple wives. How is that not promoting it? It was the way it was. Marrying multiple women, marrying your brother's wife, etc.
    God was meaning Abraham's lineage. He is the father of the Jewish nation. the old testament doesn't promote sin, which polygamy is, but it does tell the redemptive story of sinful man.
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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by imbondz View Post
    wow. that's just twisting God's word.

    God is actually angry at David in that small quote you are using. God is confronting David through Nathan, saying to David, 'Have I not given you everything? Yet you have an affair w/ Uriah's wife'... Then God says to David that because he treated God w/ contempt and took Uriah's wife as his wife, killing and murder will continually plague your family.


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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by MidnightVoice View Post
    I don't hate the bible. I like fairy stories, and th King James version is beautiful English
    cool, I hope you read it alot then. read it to your kids too. I prefer the NIV or the Message version, they're more modern day english.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by imbondz View Post
    cool, I hope you read it alot then.
    I had waaay too much of it when I was young

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Church endorsing the raping of kids thing is what ten years ago? It's the same as blaming Bush every othe thread. You guys need a new line.....
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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    says the guy who just posts "ROFL LOONS" whenever he doesnt like something.

    also, why are republicans obsessed with mentioning how obama inherited a bad situation?
    Last edited by JATMtheJATM; 11-13-2012 at 05:42 PM.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by imbondz View Post
    God was meaning Abraham's lineage. He is the father of the Jewish nation. the old testament doesn't promote sin, which polygamy is, but it does tell the redemptive story of sinful man.
    How is polygamy a sin?
    Gailey's history. He just doesn't know it yet.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Church endorsing the raping of kids thing is what ten years ago? It's the same as blaming Bush every othe thread. You guys need a new line.....
    ten years ago? new allegations come out all of the time. wow.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Church endorsing the raping of kids thing is what ten years ago? It's the same as blaming Bush every othe thread. You guys need a new line.....
    Yeah cuz raping kids is no big deal! And the church hierarchy doing everything they could to cover it up is no big deal!

    You're a sick, pathetic puppy man!!!

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Church endorsing the raping of kids thing is what ten years ago? It's the same as blaming Bush every othe thread. You guys need a new line.....
    Yeah and I'm getting pretty sick of the Jews mentioning the Holocaust and blacks mentioning slavery and systematic discrimination. I mean, like just STFU already! It's no big deal anymore!

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Back in the day (1957) when Britain was moving towards gay rights, the report mentioned that the governments job was to legislate crime, not morality

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    If China or Germany or Russia was actively trying to get involved in the US legislative process many people would be angry but when the Vatican does it's looked at as just fine.

    I don't get it.

    I said you need to strive to better than everyone else. I didn't say you needed to be better than everyone else. But you gotta try. That's what character is. It's in the try.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by EricStratton View Post
    If China or Germany or Russia was actively trying to get involved in the US legislative process many people would be angry but when the Vatican does it's looked at as just fine.

    I don't get it.
    Probably because China or Germany or Russia would have been smart enough to get involved BEFORE the election. For some reason, the Vatican waited until it was too late. They shouldn't be interfering, but lucky for us, they suck at it.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    So the Pope gave this pedophile a knighthood and we should be taking advice from them.





    Jimmy Savile: Catholic Church bid to remove papal knighthood
    Jimmy Savile Savile presented BBC shows including Top of the Pops and Jim'll Fix It

    The papal knighthood given to Jimmy Savile "should not have been bestowed", a Vatican spokesman has told the BBC.

    The Catholic Church in England and Wales confirmed it has written to the Holy See to ask if the honour can be posthumously removed.

    The Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, called for an investigation, recognising the "deep distress" of Savile's alleged victims.

    Savile, who may have abused some 300 people, was granted the award in 1990.

    Meanwhile, a statement released by Savile's nephew, Roger Foster, described the family's "despair and sadness" over the revelations, adding "our feelings are in turmoil as we await the next turn of events"

    more....

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    The arguments about biblical evidence and Chuch endorsed pedophilia may highlight a sense of hypocrisy, however they're really false equivalencies and take away from the real problem here.

    The real problem is the value judgment about homosexuality.

    even more so... rationalizing that judgment away with a "learn to love in spite of" meme is nothing more than self-righteous condescending drivel.

    its that kind of nonsense that leads people to believe that homos can be loved back to health.

    again.. The problem is the judgment and there is no REASON to affirm that judgment.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by Discotrish View Post
    surprised the Latino opposition is so low. I'm not surprised at all by the numbers on African Americans. With the gay marriage ballot issue in MD, many of the urban black communities that usually vote Democrat/liberal were opposed to gay marriage and created the biggest potential hurdle to the measure passing. Black communities seem to be less progressive in terms of accepting homosexuality than whites or Latinos. I'm not entirely sure why, although I'm sure the religious influence has a lot to do with it. The Baptist church is still the most popular for African Americans, and they are pretty much lock-step with the Catholic church on social issues.

    I'm surprised that the Latinos are as accepting as they are, because of the machismo culture and the Catholic influence.

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by Historian View Post
    He's also an illegal immigrant stealing our jobs...

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    Re: Vatican Launches 'Anti-Gay Media Blitz,' Compares Gay Marriage To Polygamy, Polya

    Quote Originally Posted by mysticsoto View Post
    He's also an illegal immigrant stealing our jobs...
    yeah well you try finding an American who works as hard as Superman does and is willing to fly backward around the earth to turn back time and fight Lex Luther for $0 an hour. Americans don't want that job.

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