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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-19-09 12:17 PM
Response to Reply #40
52. That's a common verse for atheists to memorize as an example of something
abhorrent in the Bible.
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  -As an atheist, I'm glad Robinson's prayer was cut LittleBlue  Jan-19-09 11:46 AM   #0 
  - -1  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 11:47 AM   #1 
  - I predict unanimous, wild, and unlimited affirmation for your OP.  Old Crusoe   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #2 
  - The Episcopalians advocate killing gays now?  QC   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #3 
  - The Bible does. You ever read Leviticus?  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 11:52 AM   #9 
     - And Christians believe that the coming of Jesus fulfilled the debt to the old covenant,  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 11:58 AM   #13 
     - And yet the Old Testament still remains in Christian bibles  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:01 PM   #19 
        - I Thought People Who Believed In The Old Testament Were Called Jews...  WillyT   Jan-19-09 12:06 PM   #28 
        - Christians still believe in the old testament  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:09 PM   #32 
           - Nobody is saying the Old Testament no longer exists.  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 12:11 PM   #37 
           - The Levictican Code is NOT followed by Christians  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:13 PM   #42 
              - But What About The Literalists ???  WillyT   Jan-19-09 12:16 PM   #47 
              - They're morons, and few by comparison.  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 12:16 PM   #50 
              - But Christians do accept that, at one time, it was the word of god?  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:19 PM   #54 
                 - The Ten Commandments are honored, not followed.  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 12:23 PM   #58 
        - It does, but does not remain as law, but rather as context for the history of  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 12:09 PM   #31 
           - Of course in the historical context, I agree. I'm talkign about the  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:21 PM   #55 
     - I always took that to mean  Shiver   Jan-19-09 11:58 AM   #14 
     - Ever studied what non-fundamentalist Christians actually believe?  QC   Jan-19-09 11:59 AM   #15 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-19-09 12:00 PM   #17 
     - Not everyone takes the Bible literally. Got it? Some of us think those old  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-19-09 12:00 PM   #18 
     - Nope, it doesn't say that -- you need to brush up on your Hebrew  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:08 PM   #30 
     - For a self-described atheist, you can quote the Bible with the best of them.  racaulk   Jan-19-09 12:12 PM   #40 
        - That's a common verse for atheists to memorize as an example of something  Occam Bandage   Jan-19-09 12:17 PM   #52 
  - The Constitution = The Atheist Viewpoint  stopbush   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #4 
  - Wow you actually had a relevant point to make and decided to bury it under incendiary language.  GOPNotForMe   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #5 
  - Well, your argument might be valid, except it was on cable...  hlthe2b   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #6 
  - I'm sure the Rabbis and Christians will be on public tomorrow  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 11:55 AM   #11 
  - I would be satisfied if the celebration was strictly secular. nt  Lost-in-FL   Jan-19-09 11:49 AM   #7 
  - I am very christian and think that all invocations should be done away with  Jennicut   Jan-19-09 11:51 AM   #8 
  - I am an atheist as well, and I don't like prayers at government events, but  tbyg52   Jan-19-09 11:53 AM   #10 
  - Nice edit  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 11:57 AM   #12 
  - Addendum?  Lost-in-FL   Jan-19-09 12:00 PM   #16 
  - Not "wrong"  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 12:02 PM   #21 
  - Even if we follow your logic  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:02 PM   #20 
     - Seriously  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 12:03 PM   #23 
     - You first.  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:06 PM   #27 
        - I don't feel the need to "defend" it.  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 12:09 PM   #33 
           - Nonsense  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:12 PM   #39 
              - OMFG  prodn2000   Jan-19-09 12:14 PM   #44 
     - Nope, again not true  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:10 PM   #36 
  - "Stop the BS, GLBT community."  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:02 PM   #22 
  - I don't need an interpretation, since the code is very clear  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:04 PM   #24 
     - The word Bible is from the greek biblios - it means library,,,  ddeclue   Jan-19-09 12:22 PM   #56 
  - Not a Biblical scholar, are you? n/t  Solon   Jan-19-09 12:05 PM   #25 
  - Yes, because I need a scholar to obfuscate the hard, sad truth  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:07 PM   #29 
     - Yeah, do you realize that the original hebrew is actually quite different?  Solon   Jan-19-09 12:11 PM   #38 
     - I told him that upthread -- he doesn't seem to care  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:15 PM   #45 
     - I'm not a Christian either, yet I did study the Bible extensively as a youth...  Solon   Jan-19-09 12:16 PM   #49 
     - So the Bible is saying that Pagans who engage in gay acts  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:16 PM   #48 
        - Its not excusing the passage, but the passage has nothing to do with homosexual relationships...  Solon   Jan-19-09 12:19 PM   #53 
           - Why did it never occur to them to condemn such relationships?  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:23 PM   #59 
     - Yes, the interpertation IS clear, and it's not what you say it is  LostinVA   Jan-19-09 12:12 PM   #41 
        - You're namecalling. Screaming "uneducated! ignorant!" isn't a defense. n/t  LittleBlue   Jan-19-09 12:17 PM   #51 
  - The only problem is religious types tend to cherry pick their books  AndrewP   Jan-19-09 12:05 PM   #26 
  - Well isn't cherry picking your books what freedom of religion (or expression) all about?  ddeclue   Jan-19-09 12:15 PM   #46 
  - The word "bible" is from the Greek biblios - it means library  ddeclue   Jan-19-09 12:10 PM   #34 
  - Did they have any other preacher on during the actual 2-hour concert?  WI_DEM   Jan-19-09 12:10 PM   #35 
  - Not that I saw - I saw it live on DirecTV on HBO.  ddeclue   Jan-19-09 12:14 PM   #43 
  - STOP THE B.S. SHRIMP-EATERS!!  PelosiFan   Jan-19-09 12:22 PM   #57 
  - Locking.  wakemeupwhenitsover   Jan-19-09 12:23 PM   #60 
 

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