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Drachasor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 12:34 PM
Response to Reply #17
19. Why?
What you said isn't true. The law is grounded in morality common to most ethical systems.
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  -All of this wouldn't be an issue if we had an atheist nominee. progressoid  Mar-14-08 12:21 PM   #0 
  - We - do - perhaps - - Obama's upbringing is atheist  papau   Mar-14-08 12:23 PM   #1 
  - You're right.  reflection   Mar-14-08 12:23 PM   #2 
  - Perfectly said. NT  Cant trust em   Mar-14-08 12:24 PM   #3 
  - law is by definition a codification of morality, much of it grounded in the Judeo-Christian...  IndianaJones   Mar-14-08 12:25 PM   #4 
  - Yep. That's it in a nutshell.  reflection   Mar-14-08 12:30 PM   #10 
  - Interesting to see how lawless they are in Japan.  SoonerPride   Mar-14-08 12:31 PM   #13 
  - candidates would do well to just come out and say what I posted. nt.  IndianaJones   Mar-14-08 12:32 PM   #17 
     - Why?  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:34 PM   #19 
     - They DO!!!! That's the problem!!!! nt  demokatgurrl   Mar-14-08 12:37 PM   #24 
  - The law is compatible with any decent morality, really (it has the same problems either way).  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:32 PM   #16 
  - the messiah said so.  IndianaJones   Mar-14-08 12:37 PM   #25 
     - Oh, you're talking about what politicians say. Hillary would say much the same thing, I'm sure.  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:43 PM   #29 
  - What?  Hissyspit   Mar-14-08 01:39 PM   #34 
  - Nonsense!  IMModerate   Mar-14-08 01:48 PM   #35 
  - We come from the "barbaric" tradition of limited government...  dmesg   Mar-14-08 01:56 PM   #36 
  - But most of it grounded in Roman and northern european paganism.  NCevilDUer   Mar-14-08 02:06 PM   #38 
  - We're far more likely to have a african american Jewish woman president before...  sfam   Mar-14-08 12:26 PM   #5 
  - sad but true  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-14-08 12:28 PM   #7 
  - Oh NOOOOO!  lapfog_1   Mar-14-08 12:34 PM   #20 
  - Yep.  Mooney   Mar-14-08 12:35 PM   #21 
  - Or a Gay African American Female Muslim president.  progressoid   Mar-14-08 12:37 PM   #23 
  - LOL  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-14-08 12:27 PM   #6 
  - I support Obama 110% but you have a point  easy_b94   Mar-14-08 12:29 PM   #8 
  - Have we ever? Just curious.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-14-08 12:29 PM   #9 
  - Not publically at least. It's political suicide.  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:31 PM   #12 
  - Nope.  progressoid   Mar-14-08 12:31 PM   #14 
  - Abe Lincoln was a Uniterian.  KaptBunnyPants   Mar-14-08 04:15 PM   #39 
     - Unitarian = Atheist without courage  eppur_se_muova   Mar-14-08 09:36 PM   #41 
  - Studies indicate people would be more willing to vote for a Muslim than an Atheist  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:30 PM   #11 
  - Better to worship the wrong God than no God.  progressoid   Mar-14-08 12:38 PM   #27 
  - Americans hate godless people like me.  bunnies   Mar-14-08 12:32 PM   #15 
  - Well, I think it could happen someday. Not anytime soon, however.  Drachasor   Mar-14-08 12:33 PM   #18 
  - An atheist has about a snowball's chance in hell  demokatgurrl   Mar-14-08 12:36 PM   #22 
  - YOU GRAVEL PEOPLE NEED TO KNOCK IT OFF  sudopod   Mar-14-08 12:38 PM   #26 
  - Gravel??  progressoid   Mar-14-08 12:41 PM   #28 
  - Just substitute another minion for the word pastor and it will be more of the same  dmordue   Mar-14-08 01:02 PM   #30 
  - As an atheist, I wish we would have an atheist nominee.  Vinca   Mar-14-08 01:04 PM   #31 
  - A lot. n/t  reflection   Mar-14-08 01:38 PM   #33 
  - might i remind everyone about  Froward69   Mar-14-08 01:37 PM   #32 
  - From your lips to Darwin's ears.  Unsane   Mar-14-08 01:57 PM   #37 
  - ha! I just posted elsewhere that that would be the next line of attack.  krkaufman   Mar-14-08 05:55 PM   #40 
  - Oh, I'm sure Hannity or some other idiot has or will say it. n/t  progressoid   Mar-15-08 11:25 AM   #43 
  - Amen to that  shadowknows69   Mar-14-08 09:49 PM   #42 
     - Testify Brother Shadowknows  progressoid   Mar-15-08 11:26 AM   #44 
 

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