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UTDemocrat8204 Donating Member (114 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-19-04 01:19 AM
Response to Reply #20
47. So what
did they do about their harmones according to the nun?
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  -Do you believe the Xmas story? Disturbed  Dec-18-04 07:43 PM   #0 
  - virgin birth - just as unlikely as fat men in reindeer pulled sleds n/t  RPM   Dec-18-04 07:45 PM   #1 
  - sacrilege!  Yuugal   Dec-18-04 07:54 PM   #6 
     - you're confusing jolly fat men...  RPM   Dec-18-04 07:56 PM   #7 
        - touche!  Yuugal   Dec-18-04 08:11 PM   #15 
  - No.  Cleita   Dec-18-04 07:49 PM   #2 
  - I believe in The Easter Bunny, The Tooth Fairy, and  signmike   Dec-18-04 07:49 PM   #3 
  - don't blaspheme the easter bunny; she lives in my house  democrat in Tallahassee   Dec-18-04 08:39 PM   #23 
     - I don't want the candy- I'm after those  signmike   Dec-19-04 01:44 AM   #56 
  - I'm an atheist, so I don't believe it, but I can understand why others do.  antigone382   Dec-18-04 07:50 PM   #4 
  - a fine line  RPM   Dec-18-04 07:58 PM   #9 
  - How True!  ktowntennesseedem   Dec-21-04 03:55 PM   #114 
  - My deep, sincere thanks to the atheist  Husb2Sparkly   Dec-19-04 01:50 PM   #87 
     - I second that  AngryOldDem   Dec-19-04 03:16 PM   #90 
        - Why should it be out of bounds?  jsw_81   Dec-19-04 08:07 PM   #107 
           - Semantics count a lot..  Princess Turandot   Dec-29-04 04:21 PM   #119 
  - Do I believe . . .  Liberal Christian   Dec-18-04 07:52 PM   #5 
  - Same here.  augie38   Dec-18-04 08:33 PM   #22 
  - I agree  Mabeline   Dec-18-04 10:29 PM   #33 
  - I believe  LostinVA   Dec-19-04 01:42 PM   #86 
  - it is technically possible for a virgin to give birth  AZDemDist6   Dec-18-04 07:57 PM   #8 
  - Hmmm.....  Disturbed   Dec-18-04 08:04 PM   #10 
  - According to one of my religion teachers,  Cleita   Dec-18-04 08:05 PM   #11 
  - so was the same "hiccup" available to Mary when Jesus' little brother  AZDemDist6   Dec-18-04 08:09 PM   #14 
  - Oh sister didn't believe Jesus had brothers and sisters.  Cleita   Dec-18-04 08:12 PM   #16 
  - ROFL so much for "be fruitful and multiply" then huh? n/t  AZDemDist6   Dec-18-04 08:17 PM   #17 
  - So...  Pastiche423   Dec-18-04 08:22 PM   #18 
     - Nope, never.  Cleita   Dec-18-04 08:28 PM   #20 
     - So what  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:19 AM   #47 
        - I don't think we ever asked her. We didn't know  Cleita   Dec-19-04 11:19 AM   #74 
     - Maybe Joseph Was Gay, And It Was A Marriage Of Convenience  loindelrio   Dec-19-04 12:40 PM   #85 
  - the Big J had a BROTHER?!  signmike   Dec-18-04 08:28 PM   #21 
     - LMAO! Holy Crap (no pun intended)!  antigone382   Dec-18-04 09:26 PM   #26 
     - "Smells like Jesus?"  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:20 AM   #48 
     - James was his brother, for one thing.  tjdee   Dec-19-04 06:49 PM   #102 
  - Well, I never heard that version before. . .  shimmergal   Dec-19-04 01:25 AM   #52 
     - The idea was that it was a miracle.  Cleita   Dec-19-04 11:24 AM   #76 
  - Indeed it is: Artificial insemination n/t  Nobody   Dec-19-04 12:29 PM   #83 
  - Yes, you CAN shoot your eye out with a BB gun. n/t  Kingshakabobo   Dec-18-04 08:05 PM   #12 
  - hahahaahah  RPM   Dec-18-04 08:28 PM   #19 
  - HA! Great minds! That's the first thing I thought of when I saw  flygal   Dec-19-04 02:10 AM   #60 
  - As is the case with all other mythology  Walt Starr   Dec-18-04 08:06 PM   #13 
  - Agnostic  Acryliccalico   Dec-18-04 09:20 PM   #24 
  - Apparently as I understand it, the Hebrew word "virgin" 2000 years ago  BernieBear   Dec-18-04 09:24 PM   #25 
  - Wow you  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:21 AM   #49 
  - yep...  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-19-04 11:53 AM   #78 
  - The Hebrew word in question is "almah"...  pelagius   Dec-20-04 06:08 PM   #113 
  - If you believe in an invisible god why not a virgin birth?  Proud2BAmurkin   Dec-18-04 09:30 PM   #27 
  - Deities and their accoutrements were invented by fearful humans.  karlrschneider   Dec-18-04 09:31 PM   #28 
  - Do you just feel obliged to offend anyone who has faith?  AliciaKeyedUp   Dec-18-04 09:35 PM   #29 
  - They have the right to their opinion....  Digit   Dec-18-04 09:36 PM   #30 
  - She also has the right  quaoar   Dec-19-04 01:15 AM   #44 
  - I do not understand  Pastiche423   Dec-19-04 02:33 AM   #61 
  - The responses here are what others then use against us  knitter4democracy   Dec-19-04 10:35 AM   #72 
  - Well, then let's not say what we think  neebob   Dec-19-04 12:08 PM   #80 
     - You can't say derogatory things about  phylny   Dec-19-04 06:37 PM   #98 
     - I think it's best to be as respectful as possible  knitter4democracy   Dec-20-04 08:58 AM   #109 
  - Mocking the faith of a lot of people, for starters  AngryOldDem   Dec-19-04 03:07 PM   #88 
  - If this thread/original post  Djinn   Dec-19-04 05:28 PM   #94 
     - We're not saying that disagreeing is offensive  knitter4democracy   Dec-20-04 09:05 AM   #111 
  - the virgin birth story was not meant to be literal  amazona   Dec-18-04 10:00 PM   #31 
  - Son of God  Disturbed   Dec-18-04 10:18 PM   #32 
  - Do you know  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:23 AM   #50 
  - I thought King David  amazona   Dec-19-04 04:36 PM   #92 
  - Faith is the unseen.....  ScaRBama   Dec-19-04 09:31 AM   #68 
  - I would say the opposite  Geek_Girl   Dec-18-04 11:27 PM   #39 
  - I don't think that would necessarily be a difficult miracle  Nikia   Dec-18-04 10:31 PM   #34 
  - Of course  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:23 AM   #51 
     - Church tradition says that St. James was a cousin  knitter4democracy   Dec-19-04 10:41 AM   #73 
  - It also depends on how you view Jesus  renaissanceguy   Dec-18-04 10:52 PM   #35 
  - It's possible.  BiggJawn   Dec-18-04 10:57 PM   #36 
  - I do but  ac8916   Dec-18-04 11:17 PM   #37 
  - OK  Disturbed   Dec-18-04 11:23 PM   #38 
  - according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church  ac8916   Dec-18-04 11:58 PM   #42 
  - The Immaculate Conception  AngryOldDem   Dec-19-04 03:13 PM   #89 
  - IIRC, from the days when I was a Catholic,  phylny   Dec-19-04 06:43 PM   #99 
  - it is pure silliness  Skittles   Dec-18-04 11:30 PM   #40 
  - Which one?  Spiffarino   Dec-18-04 11:47 PM   #41 
  - Sanctifying the womb?  Disturbed   Dec-19-04 01:05 AM   #43 
     - There's another way to do that too--the turkey baster.  shimmergal   Dec-19-04 01:28 AM   #54 
  - Even though I'm Christian  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:16 AM   #45 
  - Do I believe the Xmas story?  quaoar   Dec-19-04 01:18 AM   #46 
  - Mary Magedeline (sp?)  UTDemocrat8204   Dec-19-04 01:26 AM   #53 
     - The Book of Mary is an interesting read...  Solon   Dec-23-04 01:17 PM   #115 
  - What is an X-mas?  Clark2008   Dec-19-04 01:33 AM   #55 
  - Xmas celebrates the martyrs  amazona   Dec-19-04 04:40 PM   #93 
  - Seriously, now--  shimmergal   Dec-19-04 01:45 AM   #57 
  - In for a penny, in for a pound  Old Mouse   Dec-19-04 01:56 AM   #58 
  - I don't think the virgin birth is a highlight  nemo137   Dec-19-04 02:02 AM   #59 
  - Oh. now that is an interesting point.  Disturbed   Dec-19-04 05:32 AM   #62 
     - You're getting things confused  nemo137   Dec-19-04 10:51 PM   #108 
  - I get frustrated reading threads like this  JanMichael   Dec-19-04 06:17 AM   #63 
  - Catholic skepticism  malaise   Dec-19-04 06:28 AM   #64 
  - Krishna  CJCRANE   Dec-19-04 07:22 AM   #65 
  - But in context, the modern meaning does appear appropriate  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-23-04 02:43 PM   #117 
  - This is a theory not a defined fact  Az   Dec-23-04 02:55 PM   #118 
  - Who was it that said,  devinsgram   Dec-19-04 07:49 AM   #66 
  - Parthenogensis: Virgin birth.  warrior1   Dec-19-04 08:22 AM   #67 
  - As symbolism for the basis of a faith-based system....  tx_dem41   Dec-19-04 09:35 AM   #69 
  - I believe  Freebird12004   Dec-19-04 10:09 AM   #70 
  - Yes, I believe.  Red State Rebel   Dec-19-04 10:27 AM   #71 
  - I believe as well  Midlodemocrat   Dec-19-04 12:27 PM   #82 
  - Should we respect  GingerSnaps   Dec-20-04 10:05 AM   #112 
  - My husband claims he's a "Bokononist"  Mabel Dodge   Dec-19-04 11:24 AM   #75 
  - No  neebob   Dec-19-04 11:45 AM   #77 
  - Right! It Reminds Me Of Delia Giving Birth To Alvis  arwalden   Dec-19-04 11:57 AM   #79 
  - Virgin birth?  frustrated_lefty   Dec-19-04 12:23 PM   #81 
  - If you go back to the earliest teachings of Christianity  Nobody   Dec-19-04 12:35 PM   #84 
  - I once read an article saying this... wish I still had it  wyldwolf   Dec-19-04 03:31 PM   #91 
  - That's not true  knitter4democracy   Dec-20-04 09:03 AM   #110 
  - No way  jellybelly   Dec-19-04 05:53 PM   #95 
  - consider this  OxQQme   Dec-19-04 06:12 PM   #96 
  - It's a nice story.  Borgnine   Dec-19-04 06:21 PM   #97 
  - I thought you meant ralphy and the BB gun  HEyHEY   Dec-19-04 06:45 PM   #100 
  - Hi, that's why it's a miracle.  tjdee   Dec-19-04 06:48 PM   #101 
  - Yes I believe. eom  genieroze   Dec-19-04 06:53 PM   #103 
  - Yes I believe !!  vetwife   Dec-19-04 07:01 PM   #104 
  - I believe it totaly  lgardengate   Dec-19-04 07:17 PM   #105 
  - No  jsw_81   Dec-19-04 07:52 PM   #106 
  - No, and I am not even convinced that he was born  Az   Dec-23-04 02:42 PM   #116 
  - The problem as I see it...  Stunster   Dec-29-04 05:36 PM   #120 
 

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