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Response to shagsak (Original post)

Fri May 11, 2012, 03:31 PM

62. Do you follow all the batcrazy laws of the bible like killing someone who is a different religion?

That's not just a Muslim belief, it's also a Christian one and in the Bible.

You've got a bit of hypocrisy going there. You are saying rights are rights and gays should not be denied rights based on religion. Yet, you said that marriage is only between a man and woman. Two men marrying or two women marrying is against your religious beliefs.

So which is it? Are you trying to have it both ways?

The term marriage is not only yours or your religion to decide. Marriage is up to the individual couple. The definition is theirs. To assume you can define it for them is arrogant. This is why I find the religious argument for denying people marriage equality patently offensive. You and others like you presume to decide what my marriage is and is not.

Also, you are in a religion that endorses discrimination, slavery, and concubines...among other things. Do you pick what works for you and discard the rest?

Maybe this ancient belief in a one woman one man religion should be discarded just like slavery was.

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