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QC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-05-05 09:33 AM
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40. But fanatics are all pretty much alike, and every ideology has its fundies
as the religion threads here remind us so vividly.

That's why it was so very easy for David Horowitz to make the transition from Stalinist to fascist.
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  -Anyone who becomes "born again" is a follower and does not deserve to lead tk2kewl  Oct-04-05 07:42 PM   #0 
  - Most are sincere hard working folk honest to the bone... its those fundies  opihimoimoi   Oct-04-05 07:45 PM   #1 
  - i didn't say christians... born-again = fundie in my book  tk2kewl   Oct-04-05 07:47 PM   #4 
  - They are definitely hard working....  madeline_con   Oct-04-05 08:04 PM   #9 
  - I agree, ya right...the koolaid is getting to me I guess...lol peace  opihimoimoi   Oct-04-05 08:42 PM   #17 
  - How about you review the original source  bmbmd   Oct-05-05 09:18 AM   #36 
  - I guess as long as you decide the definition and description...  triguy46   Oct-05-05 10:55 AM   #63 
  - I heard they're not Fundies....  madeline_con   Oct-04-05 08:03 PM   #7 
  - Jimmy Carter is born again and he is someone I admire  WI_DEM   Oct-04-05 07:47 PM   #2 
  - Jimmy Carter is not born-again...  readmylips   Oct-04-05 07:48 PM   #5 
     - Sorry, but Jimmy Carter said in his book "Why Not the Best?"  WI_DEM   Oct-04-05 07:53 PM   #6 
     - Better not tell him  comsymp   Oct-04-05 08:04 PM   #10 
     - Of course he is  triguy46   Oct-05-05 10:57 AM   #64 
  - Most have mental problems and lots to hide.....  readmylips   Oct-04-05 07:47 PM   #3 
  - Gee Whiz!  GrpCaptMandrake   Oct-04-05 08:03 PM   #8 
  - Ok this really has to stop  Az   Oct-04-05 08:12 PM   #11 
  - Bravo  notmypresident   Oct-04-05 08:19 PM   #14 
  - Exactly. Atheism is just another religion  Fescue4u   Oct-04-05 09:07 PM   #29 
  - Not quite  Az   Oct-04-05 09:12 PM   #30 
     - But fanatics are all pretty much alike, and every ideology has its fundies  QC   Oct-05-05 09:33 AM   #40 
  - *Golf clap*  BeTheChange   Oct-05-05 11:47 AM   #74 
     - It can be disheartening  notmypresident   Oct-05-05 12:15 PM   #78 
  - .....  southlandshari   Oct-05-05 09:35 AM   #41 
  - Evangelical and Fundamentalist are not the same thing...  SaveElmer   Oct-04-05 08:14 PM   #12 
  - Not all Fundamentalists want to reshape the government.  Bridget Burke   Oct-05-05 09:48 AM   #50 
  - And, I wholeheartedly agree w/ you !  jaysunb   Oct-04-05 08:17 PM   #13 
  - Flame bait.  11 Bravo   Oct-04-05 08:19 PM   #15 
  - I did not blanket all christians in my statement...  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 08:44 AM   #32 
     - What's the beef with 'born again'???  triguy46   Oct-05-05 10:59 AM   #66 
  - When was it that * was born again?  MiniMe   Oct-04-05 08:20 PM   #16 
  - LOL Didn't the whole thing happen  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-04-05 08:53 PM   #23 
     - Not Billy Graham. That's the official cover story  Don Claybrook   Oct-04-05 09:02 PM   #28 
  - and in every moment we are born again...  sweetheart   Oct-04-05 08:44 PM   #18 
  - I respectfully disagree.  H2O Man   Oct-04-05 08:48 PM   #19 
  - i'm born again evangelical christian and def not a follower...  rndmprsn   Oct-04-05 08:48 PM   #20 
  - Ah jeez...  QC   Oct-04-05 08:49 PM   #21 
  - Speaking from experience, are we?  LittleClarkie   Oct-04-05 08:50 PM   #22 
  - Born-again is not so much a problem for me but  ccbombs   Oct-04-05 08:57 PM   #24 
  - Anyone who bases someone's leadership ability on their religious beliefs  name not needed   Oct-04-05 08:58 PM   #25 
  - .  name not needed   Oct-04-05 08:58 PM   #26 
  - I feel sorry for their kids.  ccbombs   Oct-04-05 09:01 PM   #27 
  - Do-over, wipe the slate clean, mulligan ...  gulliver   Oct-04-05 09:15 PM   #31 
  - Born-again-ism show a lack of faith in humanity to me...  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 08:47 AM   #33 
     - Good... Then Don't Vote For Any Born Again Candidates...  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:11 AM   #35 
     - You're misunderstanding the metaphor  Rose Siding   Oct-05-05 10:07 AM   #57 
     - I Think Christ Addressed It....  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 10:12 AM   #59 
     - Once again, you are confused...  triguy46   Oct-05-05 11:05 AM   #67 
  - Can We Nominate This For The Dumbest Thread Page?  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 08:48 AM   #34 
  - Dumbest for sure! And Hate filled!....eom  BIG Sean   Oct-05-05 10:04 AM   #56 
     - I'll vote that this thread is dumb and hate filled!  AirmensMom   Oct-05-05 11:05 AM   #68 
  - So you voted for Regan over Carter then?  davepc   Oct-05-05 09:21 AM   #37 
  - And let's not forget Bill Clinton and Al Gore,  QC   Oct-05-05 09:25 AM   #38 
  - Yeah Being Born Again Is Common Among Baptists  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:36 AM   #42 
     - Yes!  triguy46   Oct-05-05 11:10 AM   #70 
  - there are always exceptions  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 09:45 AM   #48 
     - "my original post was not meant to be hateful"  QC   Oct-05-05 09:51 AM   #52 
        - Not getting any better...  triguy46   Oct-05-05 11:09 AM   #69 
  - I hate you feel that way!  Shell Beau   Oct-05-05 09:30 AM   #39 
  - "Born again" has been misunderstood  MellowOne   Oct-05-05 10:54 AM   #62 
  - Tell that to the Washington Redskins. n/t  tasteblind   Oct-05-05 09:37 AM   #43 
  - Good One  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:38 AM   #44 
  - Good One  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:38 AM   #45 
  - a football team is a dictatorship, not a representative democracy  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 09:48 AM   #51 
     - You Didn't Specify That In Your Original Post  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:56 AM   #53 
     - Doesn't matter. The issue here is leadership.  tasteblind   Oct-05-05 10:45 AM   #61 
        - He Also Walks The Talk..  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 11:13 AM   #72 
  - Oh well, there goes the black vote  qanda   Oct-05-05 09:43 AM   #46 
  - I Don't Think The OP Is Here Anymore  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-05-05 09:44 AM   #47 
     - still here...  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 09:47 AM   #49 
  - Being a born-again Christian does not mean you are a "cultish freak."  Tatiana   Oct-05-05 10:00 AM   #54 
  - Bullshit...and your post is no better than the Freeps  BIG Sean   Oct-05-05 10:02 AM   #55 
  - this post is bullshit...  rndmprsn   Oct-05-05 10:09 AM   #58 
  - Maybe we should focus on that for a topic  dogday   Oct-05-05 11:11 AM   #71 
  - Being born again is the best twelwe step program in the world  Stockholm   Oct-05-05 10:23 AM   #60 
  - Hearing voices, and talking to imaginary friends should be  TWiley   Oct-05-05 10:58 AM   #65 
  - thanks for making my original post seem mild  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 12:12 PM   #77 
  - Maybe being Born Again happens EVERY DAY  Ron_Green   Oct-05-05 11:39 AM   #73 
  - From the Tao te Ching:  rbnyc   Oct-05-05 11:58 AM   #75 
  - Good quotes.  tk2kewl   Oct-05-05 12:07 PM   #76 
     - Agreed. Thanks! (nt)  rbnyc   Oct-05-05 12:18 PM   #79 
  - Locking.  Moderator   Oct-05-05 12:47 PM   #80 
 

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