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Humanist_Activist Donating Member (603 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 04:54 PM
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35. Actually I don't, I don't make enough, I pay payroll taxes...
Do Catholics get sent to jail if they refuse to tithe? If not, what's their excuse?
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  -Being Catholic is AWESOME unionworks  Dec-09-11 08:24 PM   #0 
  - Really?! like pope John II sexing atop the tombs of Peter and Paul but that's just me n/t  UTUSN   Dec-09-11 08:39 PM   #1 
  - Shallow  unionworks   Dec-09-11 08:52 PM   #3 
  - No,really, it's not: Think CRUSADES, monks screwing whomever in their medieval cells, and much much  UTUSN   Dec-09-11 08:50 PM   #2 
  - Thank You  unionworks   Dec-09-11 08:56 PM   #4 
  - you can burn candles symbolically  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-09-11 08:57 PM   #5 
  - Yeah we do have problems  unionworks   Dec-09-11 09:13 PM   #6 
     - so if my ancestors did something noble, it some how makes my current bigotries ok?  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-09-11 09:40 PM   #8 
     - The Catholic Church hates gays and women.  Arugula Latte   Dec-09-11 10:06 PM   #9 
        - the real church  unionworks   Dec-10-11 07:28 AM   #12 
           - Well, the Vatican runs the show and they have been the bad guys for centuries.  Arugula Latte   Dec-10-11 02:55 PM   #20 
  - I think I found a website by that name. And any good vibes will help.  freshwest   Dec-09-11 09:39 PM   #7 
  - Thanks  unionworks   Dec-10-11 07:21 AM   #11 
  - I always thought they were pretty kool as far as a religian. When  doc03   Dec-09-11 10:33 PM   #10 
  - If you're gonna be a Christian, may as well go Old School.  hunter   Dec-10-11 10:47 AM   #13 
  - I am from  unionworks   Dec-10-11 12:03 PM   #14 
     - "...if you leave, you are just making things easier for the bad people."  hunter   Dec-10-11 12:39 PM   #15 
        - How do you have influence, when did you have any say as to who is your Parish priest...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 02:19 PM   #17 
           - i have asked the same question several times and never gotten a real answer  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 02:46 PM   #19 
           - Praying for change, I guess...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 03:13 PM   #23 
           - Do you pay income tax?  DerekG   Dec-10-11 04:16 PM   #29 
           - do we have choice in this? pretending choice free conditions  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 04:21 PM   #31 
           - You could be a war tax resister  DerekG   Dec-10-11 04:34 PM   #32 
              - and being a war tax resister has the exact same amount of legal  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 04:50 PM   #33 
                 - I'm just reminding you that your hands aren't clean, either  DerekG   Dec-10-11 04:52 PM   #34 
                    - again, they are not the same thing. i have little choice who to pay taxes to  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 04:55 PM   #36 
                    - They're not in the same category, but you do have a choice  DerekG   Dec-10-11 05:14 PM   #38 
                       - not a legal one. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 05:37 PM   #41 
                    - Oh please, that's bullshit and you know it....  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 04:56 PM   #37 
                       - The difference is that our choice carries potential consequences  DerekG   Dec-10-11 05:21 PM   #39 
                          - Look, don't talk about the 1% and their tax shelters in such glowing terms...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 05:29 PM   #40 
           - Actually I don't, I don't make enough, I pay payroll taxes...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 04:54 PM   #35 
           - Priests who don't get along with the community don't last...  hunter   Dec-10-11 04:19 PM   #30 
  - As long as you don't tithe to the organization, I have no problem with you, but if you do...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 02:06 PM   #16 
  - isn't support in terms of membership still support?  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 02:29 PM   #18 
     - You bring up a good point, its just that to some people its like a drug...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 03:08 PM   #21 
        - yeah, i mean there are def different degrees of support so i get that  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 03:11 PM   #22 
           - Problem is that its really hard to "quit" the Church entirely...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 03:17 PM   #24 
              - i see your point. i def think getting excommunicated is WAY too much effort  La Lioness Priyanka   Dec-10-11 03:32 PM   #25 
                 - Well I was thinking of sending the Pope a picture of my bare ass and telling him to kiss it...  Humanist_Activist   Dec-10-11 03:46 PM   #27 
  - All that means is the the catholics are no different than any  Angry Dragon   Dec-10-11 03:36 PM   #26 
  - Being a Catholic, there are things I like  mvd   Dec-10-11 04:03 PM   #28 

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