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Sarah Ibarruri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-29-11 09:01 PM
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32. Now THAT is what I call real Christians! nt
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  -Occupy London could be protected by Christian ring of prayer dipsydoodle  Oct-29-11 03:09 PM   #0 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Oct-29-11 03:14 PM   #1 
  - Boston police threw Veterans for Peace to the ground and cuffed them. Let's see what the bobbies do.  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-29-11 03:32 PM   #2 
  - bobbies?  dipsydoodle   Oct-29-11 03:50 PM   #3 
  - Obviously, their Christians are different than our fundies are, too  adigal   Oct-30-11 09:53 AM   #99 
  - Rec to the C!  Taverner   Oct-29-11 04:00 PM   #4 
  - Good for you.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:22 AM   #76 
     - Pray in one hand and shit in the other, and see which hand gets filled first. n/t  Meeker Morgan   Oct-30-11 08:33 AM   #91 
     - No need to mock. Just survive and make this a better place.  Taverner   Oct-30-11 08:41 PM   #117 
  - Can you send us some of those Christians?  Marazinia   Oct-29-11 04:47 PM   #5 
  - You're an atheist because Christians don't do what you'd like?  Critters2   Oct-29-11 04:50 PM   #6 
  - Watch out! That wagging finger is about fall off. nt  valerief   Oct-29-11 04:57 PM   #7 
  - Your wagging finger or Critters2's wagging finger?  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:35 AM   #56 
  - Just call me Stumpy! nt  valerief   Oct-30-11 12:53 PM   #110 
  - Your bias is showing.  Darth_Kitten   Oct-30-11 10:41 AM   #105 
  - True  Marazinia   Oct-29-11 05:13 PM   #8 
     - Broad brush much?  emilyg   Oct-29-11 05:58 PM   #17 
     - The Bible is full of those "broad brush" statements.  Tutankhamun   Oct-29-11 09:07 PM   #33 
        - Don't bother, Emily. Online atheists are full of tons of excuses and code words..  Kurmudgeon   Oct-30-11 12:23 AM   #47 
        - Don't dis The Flying Spaghetti Monster!  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 03:45 AM   #67 
           - Ramen! nt  LiberalEsto   Oct-30-11 07:18 AM   #84 
        - Not all Christians interpret those statements literally.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 12:55 AM   #50 
     - That very reasoning  Remember Me   Oct-29-11 09:36 PM   #36 
     - I know what you mean. I don't attend church anymore. I am sure some that I would  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:27 AM   #54 
     - I think you've put your finger on it.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 12:42 AM   #49 
        - It was a little more complicated than that  Marazinia   Oct-30-11 01:38 PM   #113 
  - We are not lacking in that type of Christian. It's just that the fundies get more attention.  totodeinhere   Oct-29-11 08:12 PM   #27 
  - +1  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:25 AM   #53 
  - Good Muslims?  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 03:47 AM   #68 
  - Oh, there are plenty of them here  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-29-11 10:21 PM   #37 
  - There are Christians like that in the US. Organizations full of them, in fact. They tend  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 12:34 AM   #48 
     - I would love to see Jesus run for office ...  liberalpress   Oct-30-11 07:27 AM   #86 
        - I would love to see Jesus hit up politics  Axle_techie   Oct-30-11 08:24 AM   #90 
  - Just the same...  BiggJawn   Oct-29-11 05:29 PM   #9 
  - tear gas?  dipsydoodle   Oct-29-11 05:32 PM   #11 
  - It's just a way to make the thugs look worse if they attack  Marazinia   Oct-29-11 05:32 PM   #12 
  - for god sake. can't you just APPRECIATE THAT PEOPLE ARE  roguevalley   Oct-29-11 06:25 PM   #19 
     - Thank You. n/t  PotatoChip   Oct-29-11 10:41 PM   #40 
     - Yes, Thank you. n/t  blue_roses_lib   Oct-29-11 11:08 PM   #43 
     - What people?  BiggJawn   Oct-29-11 11:45 PM   #46 
     - and you are saying what you are saying because you are so  roguevalley   Oct-30-11 01:05 AM   #51 
     - "Full of hate..."  BiggJawn   Oct-30-11 09:12 AM   #96 
     - Read the very first sentence of the OP again. Did you think "them" in removing "them"  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 02:25 AM   #63 
     - :facepalm:  Shining Jack   Oct-30-11 01:23 PM   #111 
     - Of course not  WolverineDG   Oct-30-11 11:14 AM   #108 
  - One of my friends (a UCC minister) is a chaplain at Occupy Toronto.  lightningandsnow   Oct-29-11 05:32 PM   #10 
  - Good to know  Marazinia   Oct-29-11 05:35 PM   #13 
  - Some Christians in the US do love their neighbors. Statements like yours  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:31 AM   #55 
  - UCC is the gateway drug to Christianity  JBoy   Oct-29-11 10:59 PM   #42 
  - I am agnostic, but I love Sojourners and  tomg   Oct-30-11 03:13 AM   #65 
  - Wallis and his group oppose equal rights for GLBT people.  Bluenorthwest   Oct-30-11 09:37 AM   #97 
  - Actually, thanks for the  tomg   Oct-30-11 11:04 AM   #106 
  - my friend worked with dorothy day  newspeak   Oct-30-11 02:04 PM   #115 
  - I love liberal Christians!  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 03:51 AM   #69 
  - I don't.  Meeker Morgan   Oct-30-11 08:35 AM   #92 
     - You know, I see things differently.  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 10:04 AM   #101 
     - But....  DemOhio   Oct-30-11 01:54 PM   #114 
  - The United Methodist Church -  polmaven   Oct-30-11 08:08 AM   #88 
  - I wish I could kick and recommend this more than once.  Uncle Joe   Oct-29-11 05:37 PM   #14 
  - K/R  Jack Rabbit   Oct-29-11 05:49 PM   #15 
  - THAT, my friends  dddem   Oct-29-11 05:50 PM   #16 
  - True Christians  Marazinia   Oct-29-11 06:05 PM   #18 
  - Personally, And I mean this with all due respect,  dddem   Oct-29-11 07:44 PM   #23 
     - I thought you were going to say that it matters how you behave toward others.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:26 AM   #77 
        - That's a given!  dddem   Nov-02-11 06:47 AM   #118 
  - Yup, ddem.  Demoiselle   Oct-29-11 06:39 PM   #20 
  - my GAWD  unionworks   Oct-29-11 08:39 PM   #30 
  - I'd rather not get into the things I remember  dddem   Oct-29-11 09:31 PM   #35 
     - Naaa  unionworks   Oct-30-11 12:11 PM   #109 
  - Very respectfully,  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:42 AM   #59 
  - The socialist in their mist . . .  paulrfrank   Oct-29-11 07:09 PM   #21 
  - The Bible they like to thump already tells us "What Jesus Would Do"  66 dmhlt   Oct-29-11 08:07 PM   #25 
  - Jesus organized all prayer circles.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 01:39 AM   #57 
     - False...Jesus in fact forbade public prayer and said only hypocrites do that  Bluenorthwest   Oct-30-11 09:49 AM   #98 
  - They aren't anything like many Christians in the US  Tsiyu   Oct-29-11 07:27 PM   #22 
  - They're here.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 02:10 AM   #61 
  - perhaps sometimes prayer does work  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-29-11 08:00 PM   #24 
  - There is no evidence that a deity is responding to magical incantations.  Tutankhamun   Oct-29-11 09:28 PM   #34 
     - if you really believe that - then why so defensive?  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-29-11 10:35 PM   #39 
     - The fact that I defend a point of view doesn't mean  Tutankhamun   Oct-29-11 11:19 PM   #44 
     - When no one has attacked, is it still called being defensive?  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:12 AM   #72 
     - One study was totally blind, though  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 03:38 AM   #66 
     - There was no study that made that conclusion.  cleanhippie   Oct-30-11 09:09 AM   #95 
     - Perhaps not a deity  LiberalEsto   Oct-30-11 07:24 AM   #85 
  - Some Christians are good people, unlike many of the right wing fundies we have on this side of the  totodeinhere   Oct-29-11 08:09 PM   #26 
  - some Christians  3dogs   Oct-29-11 08:29 PM   #28 
  - Then you have a lot in common with Ghandi, except he said "Christ."  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:02 AM   #71 
  - Oh, I'm guessing there may be some right wing fundies on that side of the pond, too.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:00 AM   #70 
     - You're right, there are  LeftishBrit   Oct-30-11 02:32 PM   #116 
  - don't try to lay no boogie woogie  unionworks   Oct-29-11 08:34 PM   #29 
  - Elvis? I thought his only Grammies were for his gospel albums?  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:16 AM   #74 
     - long john baldry  unionworks   Oct-30-11 07:08 AM   #83 
        - I was at school with John  dipsydoodle   Oct-30-11 07:31 AM   #87 
           - my old hat  unionworks   Oct-30-11 10:29 AM   #104 
  - Now there's Christianity I could get behind.  nolabear   Oct-29-11 08:51 PM   #31 
  - I've read the Bible. There is little, if anything, in the words attributed to Jesus  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:39 AM   #78 
  - Now THAT is what I call real Christians! nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-29-11 09:01 PM   #32 
  - Woot woot - good on you.....  Smilo   Oct-29-11 10:26 PM   #38 
  - Uh oh. (Pride goeth before the fall.)  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:18 AM   #75 
  - The church's reaction to the protesters has lacked humanity  Turborama   Oct-29-11 10:47 PM   #41 
  - IMO, American Christians should be doing the same here.  dotymed   Oct-29-11 11:30 PM   #45 
  - I agree. Some of it is starting to happen in other spots as well.  avaistheone1   Oct-30-11 01:42 AM   #58 
  - It would be wise to try to get official interdenominational groups  JDPriestly   Oct-30-11 01:21 AM   #52 
  - Great idea.  avaistheone1   Oct-30-11 02:14 AM   #62 
  - OWS has a multi faith Service today at 3:30......  Bluenorthwest   Oct-30-11 10:20 AM   #102 
  - k&r n/t  RainDog   Oct-30-11 02:07 AM   #60 
  - Well! that is different. Thanks!  earcandle   Oct-30-11 03:10 AM   #64 
  - Clerics to meet St Paul's Cathedral protesters  dipsydoodle   Oct-30-11 04:15 AM   #73 
  - What does Justin Bieber have to do with Occupy London?  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:51 AM   #79 
     - I had to look that up  dipsydoodle   Oct-30-11 06:00 AM   #81 
  - I hope everyone can work this out. Sounds as though they all want to.  No Elephants   Oct-30-11 04:56 AM   #80 
  - And now the Vatican is supporting the movement  Mosaic   Oct-30-11 06:07 AM   #82 
  - These are REAL christians as opposed to the fake kind we usually here about in America  jimlup   Oct-30-11 08:13 AM   #89 
  - Vatican supports and police chiefs have avoiding litigation as their #2 priority.  vets74   Oct-30-11 08:45 AM   #93 
  - k&r  LeftishBrit   Oct-30-11 08:52 AM   #94 
  - While great news that more support is on the way, I think its the bodies, not the prayers  cleanhippie   Oct-30-11 09:55 AM   #100 
  - "Whosoever is not against us is for us." Mark 9:40  sulphurdunn   Oct-30-11 10:27 AM   #103 
  - wish we had these type of Christians in Fresno, CA  annm4peace   Oct-30-11 11:06 AM   #107 
  - Chrtistians  lsewpershad   Oct-30-11 01:28 PM   #112 
  - Wall Street video  BeechersFault   Nov-02-11 07:38 AM   #119 
 

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