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mopaul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-25-05 11:28 AM
Response to Reply #79
83. i'm not upset at all actually
and very few are provoked it seems
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  -Jeezuz, some Christians are so easily offended! mopaul  Aug-25-05 06:44 AM   #0 
  - They want to be "persecuted"  Gman   Aug-25-05 06:50 AM   #1 
  - I don't think mopaul is referring to the "fundies" in this post  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 06:53 AM   #2 
     - Oh...  Gman   Aug-25-05 06:58 AM   #3 
  - being a christian i know i dont have to defend god. he is  seabeyond   Aug-25-05 06:59 AM   #4 
  - people in general are easily offended over little things  mopaul   Aug-25-05 07:11 AM   #5 
     - one nation under god, we will begin healing when we  seabeyond   Aug-25-05 07:12 AM   #6 
     - Actually, that is: "One nation, (comma) under God,  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 09:03 AM   #62 
     - which god, whose god, what god? You wanna get the christies in a wad - >  msongs   Aug-25-05 09:14 AM   #67 
        - How about one 'ummah, under Allah'?  igil   Aug-25-05 10:25 AM   #75 
     - we're a nation of 8 yr olds who need nanny-laws  SemperEadem   Aug-25-05 09:51 AM   #74 
  - The Extremists are Being Attacked...  tlsmith1963   Aug-25-05 07:13 AM   #7 
  - Christianity is not one huge ball of people.  bertha katzenengel   Aug-25-05 07:49 AM   #14 
     - Some expect the Islamic leaders to reign in Muslim extremists  ultraist   Aug-25-05 07:55 AM   #16 
     - Why do we expect that Islamic leaders could reign in their extremists?  bertha katzenengel   Aug-25-05 08:06 AM   #23 
        - I don't. But many do.  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:26 AM   #32 
           - I think maybe it's possible within the Catholic Church.  bertha katzenengel   Aug-25-05 08:44 AM   #48 
           - Frequently it's the congregations that need to rein in their  igil   Aug-25-05 10:29 AM   #76 
     - Sounds like you've absovled yourself of any responsibility.  Touchdown   Aug-25-05 10:43 AM   #78 
  - The things that people find offensive about Christianity really are not  acmavm   Aug-25-05 07:14 AM   #8 
  - "Being a Christian today has nothing to do . . .  bertha katzenengel   Aug-25-05 08:33 AM   #38 
  - Remember this:  shaniqua6392   Aug-25-05 07:28 AM   #9 
  - no apology needed, i support your beliefs  mopaul   Aug-25-05 07:30 AM   #10 
     - They are the ones Christ warned us about.  shaniqua6392   Aug-25-05 07:39 AM   #12 
  - They don't actually have much faith.  Tesha   Aug-25-05 07:32 AM   #11 
  - I'm rarely offended, but some posts are simply virulent  DerekG   Aug-25-05 07:40 AM   #13 
  - well, PLEASE don't look to leviticus for guidance  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 07:57 AM   #17 
     - Well, to be honest, Christians aren't supposed to follow Judaic law  Roland99   Aug-25-05 07:59 AM   #19 
     - I'm well aware of the depraved/immoral passages of the KJB  DerekG   Aug-25-05 08:09 AM   #24 
     - too bad all christians don't think like you ..  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 08:16 AM   #27 
     - And please overlook all of the mysogyny in the Bible.  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:24 AM   #31 
        - whoever wrote the bible didn't think to highly of women..  jonnyblitz   Aug-25-05 09:00 AM   #58 
  - Some people simply refuse to accept the facts about their religion  ultraist   Aug-25-05 07:54 AM   #15 
  - So are you proud to be an American?  DerekG   Aug-25-05 08:00 AM   #22 
     - Of course, I'm proud to be an American  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:22 AM   #30 
        - I've never seen one Christian DUer deny the bloody history of Christianity  DerekG   Aug-25-05 08:36 AM   #43 
           - Well, I have  ultraist   Aug-25-05 09:05 AM   #63 
  - I think those perceived as bashing Christianity don't mean to generalize.  Roland99   Aug-25-05 07:57 AM   #18 
  - MoPaul...one of the things that has shocked me the most  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 07:59 AM   #20 
  - I wonder why a Christian DUer would ever be offended by a post..  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:12 AM   #25 
  - Clarify please, exactly what about my post is offensive  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:18 AM   #28 
     - Oh...one word that comes to mind is "condescension".  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:28 AM   #34 
        - I asked you to please clarify your post;  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:29 AM   #35 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-05 08:34 AM   #39 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-05 08:35 AM   #41 
                 - Smugly calling someone's personal beliefs "mythical" is quite...  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:40 AM   #47 
                    - Do you understand the word "myth" in a scholarly context?  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:51 AM   #49 
                       - Be as "scholarly" as you choose to be.  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:53 AM   #52 
                       - That's an interesting reply  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:56 AM   #54 
                       - Read Joseph Campbell, Please  ProfessorGAC   Aug-25-05 10:43 AM   #77 
                          - Thank you for that clarification of the use of "myth"  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 11:04 AM   #81 
                       - Quakers weren't the only ones operating the Railroad  DerekG   Aug-25-05 09:08 AM   #64 
                          - Yes, I was just naming some religious groups off the top of my head  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 09:15 AM   #69 
  - "Remove ALL references to any religion in political public discourse?"  DerekG   Aug-25-05 08:22 AM   #29 
  - Dear, that speech was delivered by a minister at a church.  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:27 AM   #33 
  - Stephanie, "Beyond Vietnam" was no mere sermon  DerekG   Aug-25-05 08:54 AM   #53 
     - I realize that  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 09:00 AM   #59 
        - That clarifies it for me.  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 09:08 AM   #65 
        - That does clarify things, and I agree with you on several points  DerekG   Aug-25-05 09:19 AM   #70 
           - Exactly!  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 09:23 AM   #71 
              - It's all rather tragic, isn't it?  DerekG   Aug-25-05 09:40 AM   #72 
  - MLK, Jr. was not a politician  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:32 AM   #37 
  - Yep....apparently the personal speech freedoms instilled in the First..  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:36 AM   #42 
  - Well said!  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:30 AM   #36 
  - I'm not Christian but  johnnie   Aug-25-05 07:59 AM   #21 
  - Naaah....you have to be making that up.  tx_dem41   Aug-25-05 08:13 AM   #26 
  - Good point. Let's just face it, we have had some  dogday   Aug-25-05 08:37 AM   #44 
  - I don't get offended easily  johnnie   Aug-25-05 08:53 AM   #51 
  - I appreciate it  dogday   Aug-25-05 09:15 AM   #68 
  - Yes, you forgot a few "groups"  ultraist   Aug-25-05 08:59 AM   #57 
     - You are right  dogday   Aug-25-05 09:13 AM   #66 
  - Which confirms what Stephanie was saying in #20...  SidDithers   Aug-25-05 08:58 AM   #56 
     - Thank you!  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 09:02 AM   #60 
     - Yes, it does happen.  ultraist   Aug-25-05 09:02 AM   #61 
  - Do posts like this serve any productive purpose?  etherealtruth   Aug-25-05 08:34 AM   #40 
  - Yes, these threads serve a very productive purpose  Thtwudbeme   Aug-25-05 08:38 AM   #45 
  - I doubt an agreement will ever be reached  johnnie   Aug-25-05 08:56 AM   #55 
  - I don't see them stimulating productive dialog ...  etherealtruth   Aug-25-05 11:06 AM   #82 
  - Yeah, actually, they do.  Walt Starr   Aug-25-05 08:40 AM   #46 
     - I've learned a lot here ...  etherealtruth   Aug-25-05 08:52 AM   #50 
  - gosh...no one here gets offended by anything  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-25-05 09:45 AM   #73 
  - I seriously cannot believe that you aren't trying to provoke a reaction  bryant69   Aug-25-05 10:54 AM   #79 
  - i'm not upset at all actually  mopaul   Aug-25-05 11:28 AM   #83 
     - Why did you change the name of  bryant69   Aug-25-05 11:42 AM   #84 
  - Get off that Cross....... We need the Wood.  TWiley   Aug-25-05 11:01 AM   #80 
  - Hell, why do we care when bush speaks for 'us'- why do we get offended?  Bluerthanblue   Aug-25-05 11:42 AM   #85 
  - Locking...  Moderator   Aug-25-05 11:43 AM   #86 
 

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