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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:36 AM

An Apology Billboard from 'Christian Liberals' (you might like this one)



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Reply An Apology Billboard from 'Christian Liberals' (you might like this one) (Original post)
trailmonkee Nov 2012 OP
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #1
Bluenorthwest Nov 2012 #2
aaaaaa5a Nov 2012 #3
trailmonkee Nov 2012 #4
Qutzupalotl Nov 2012 #9
Stargazer09 Nov 2012 #5
pangaia Nov 2012 #6
nichomachus Nov 2012 #7
Ikonoklast Nov 2012 #14
trailmonkee Nov 2012 #11
dmallind Nov 2012 #8
heaven05 Nov 2012 #12
Raster Nov 2012 #13
sarchasm Nov 2012 #17
txdemsftw Nov 2012 #10
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #15
RoccoR5955 Nov 2012 #16

Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:51 AM

1. WOW

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:56 AM

2. I'd don't just like that, I love that. I love the people who did that.

They give me hope, which is the thing with feathers, the thing that lets us fly.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:03 AM

3. When do we start to tax churches? nt

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Response to aaaaaa5a (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:44 AM

4. no shit

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:01 AM

5. I have a hard time with most churches

It seems that most are in the business of sowing hate and controlling the lives of the faithful.

This one is much more in line with my personal beliefs.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:02 AM

6. A well-deserved thank you but..

was this displayed BEFORE the election.. I hope?
Also, I do not agree with "Christianity for all" -unless it is REAL Christianity--which I Suspect has pretty much been lost to most of the world. If it IS real Christianity, then I think it doesn't matter if it is REAL Christianity, REAL Buddhism, REAL Judaism, REAL Islam.. whatever.

So thank you for your concern....

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Response to pangaia (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:04 AM

7. "Real Christianity" was lost in the Third Century

When Constantine politicized it, murdered its leaders, and suppressed and destroyed its scriptures.

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Response to nichomachus (Reply #7)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:13 AM

14. The Holy Roman Empire has never really left us.

It morphed into a world-wide conglomerate.

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Response to pangaia (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:13 AM

11. from what I saw, it is new?

I'll change the title of the op till I confirm

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:06 AM

8. This is from the NC gay marriage vote earlier - and they should be sorry

Here's what I'd say to those banner-makers.

By never challenging or even abstaining from the assumption that it is normal and ok to force your religious views into secular law, you enabled your more numerous and powerful fundy coreligionists to assume de facto political hegemony with no counterweight but the impotent whimpers of a handful of nonbelievers. By speaking against them only with excruciating timidity and mostly, like this, after the fact, you enabled the hellfire crowd to assume the unquestioned voice of what it means to be Christian in the US - and that voice never stops screaming that it means hate and exclusion and scorn and marginalization.

So spare me the $50 QuickPrint banner empty "apology" and get off your fucking smug oh-I'm-such-a-nice-Jesus-fan asses and do two useful things for once:

1) Accept that your beliefs do not belong in our laws and speak strongly and consistently against any group that wants to enact theirs - even if, as is likely to be the case almost always in the US at least, they are fellow Christians.

2) Put your numbers and money and power where your mouth is. Your coreligionist hatemonger brethren bought their own media and started their own rich and well-connected pressure groups to more effectively preach hate and hell. Why do you fuckers hide in thousands of tiny 12 member churches and only glurge about love and tolerance to each other? Where's your 700-club? Where are your AFA and FotF? Where are your megachurches and televangelists? Where are your PR geniuses like Fischer and Graham? You pretend you are the real voice of Christianity? Then stop being so fucking shy about using it and maybe that claim would be more credible. We know who speaks for Christianity now and it sure as fucksticks isn't you lot.

Then, and only then, will your pathetic "apology" mean shit. Then, and only then, will "Christianity for all" become anything but the deadly and horrifying threat I see in those words now.

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Response to dmallind (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:39 AM

12. amen

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Response to dmallind (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:40 AM

13. Righteous Rant!

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Response to dmallind (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:48 AM

17. yup.


... time for the tax man.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:11 AM

10. Even as an Atheist,

I can appreciate this. I'm certainly not thrilled with the "Christianity for all" thing, but for those who are Christians, I think this serves them much better than the hate spewed by so many teabaggers who act NOTHING like Christians.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:14 AM

15. A-ha! So now I know I'm a Christian Liberal. :-) eom

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:39 AM

16. Christianity for all is like

Pastafarianism for all. It's not gonna happen. People are all different, and as such, will believe in different forms of mythology, or no mythology at all.

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