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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 11:58 PM
Response to Reply #64
65. Fine. What I saw must not have happened
Look if you're mad at me - forgive me

Isn't that what Yeshua ben Yusuf said to do?
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  -DU Christians: Why do you make so many excuses for your faith? Taverner  Jun-23-11 09:44 PM   #0 
  - I agree! n/t  RKP5637   Jun-23-11 09:48 PM   #1 
  - If you could point out where in the  LARED   Jun-23-11 09:49 PM   #2 
  - Hmmmm where to start, where to start....  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:03 PM   #9 
  - Well, that quite the long list  LARED   Jun-23-11 10:21 PM   #20 
     - Skeptics Annotated Bible - You ARE correct sir!  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:27 PM   #22 
     - Ah, you seem to prefer one of the homogenized versions of the bible  customerserviceguy   Jun-23-11 10:43 PM   #32 
        - I've always viewed it as mind control. Looking back, my church experiences as  RKP5637   Jun-23-11 10:56 PM   #34 
  - Was Paul from the NT?  WhiteTara   Jun-23-11 10:53 PM   #33 
     - Told them to wear veils in church and not speak  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:38 PM   #50 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-23-11 09:53 PM   # 
  - Why do Christian haters  pipoman   Jun-23-11 09:53 PM   #3 
  - Well you know they do that just  LARED   Jun-23-11 09:56 PM   #4 
  - forget it, not wasting my time -- self delete  Ninjaneer   Jun-23-11 10:03 PM   #8 
  - Sigh - unfortunately, the Christians have behaved exactly as expected  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:19 PM   #19 
  - Somehow I ask a simple question, and I'm a hater...  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:12 PM   #11 
  - And see this is where we both agree and disagree  pipoman   Jun-23-11 10:34 PM   #24 
  - Richard Dawins Foundation  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:08 PM   #38 
     - Yet  pipoman   Jun-23-11 11:24 PM   #42 
        - No, because like I said in my OP, there are Christians who are trying bring about the end times  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:34 PM   #47 
           - Hillary Clinton is not a member of The Family.  okasha   Jun-23-11 11:44 PM   #57 
           - The National Prayer Breakfast  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:48 PM   #59 
              - It's only recently that The Family has been exposed for what it is.  okasha   Jun-24-11 12:24 AM   #70 
           - Look  pipoman   Jun-23-11 11:45 PM   #58 
           - Good. Thank you - and I mean that  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:49 PM   #60 
           - Oh, so if those zany Christians...  Duke Newcombe   Jun-24-11 12:45 AM   #75 
  - You aren't a hater, but you're a bit of a rabble rouser and a generalizer  MADem   Jun-24-11 01:15 AM   #80 
  - All for the low-low price of just one constant brow-beating.  darkstar3   Jun-23-11 10:36 PM   #25 
     - Really?  pipoman   Jun-23-11 10:57 PM   #35 
     - Where the fuck do you live?  darkstar3   Jun-23-11 11:23 PM   #41 
     - This happens very often for clergy and the clergy's families  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:35 PM   #48 
        - Complete idiocy  pipoman   Jun-23-11 11:57 PM   #64 
           - Fine. What I saw must not have happened  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:58 PM   #65 
           - And CLEARLY your experience is the only one that matters.  darkstar3   Jun-24-11 12:06 AM   #66 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-11 12:12 AM   #68 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-11 12:18 AM   #69 
     - Most non-fundy churches do not proselytize in their social services  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-24-11 12:33 AM   #72 
  - Not everyone was taught that was what Christianity is about.  RandomThoughts   Jun-23-11 09:56 PM   #5 
  - I don't make excuses for my "faith".  William769   Jun-23-11 09:56 PM   #6 
  - The problem is  DonCoquixote   Jun-23-11 09:59 PM   #7 
  - "If Christianity, Islam, and Judaism were wiped off the planet, new faiths would take their place"  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:04 PM   #10 
     - Which simply speaks to the general weakness of man's psychology.  darkstar3   Jun-23-11 11:41 PM   #53 
     - LOL  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:43 PM   #56 
     - Yup, look at all the New Age goofery woo-shit.  Odin2005   Jun-24-11 12:45 AM   #76 
  - Wow. I'm not a religious person and never visit this forum, but what a rude question.  Lil Missy   Jun-23-11 10:12 PM   #12 
  - So are you saying Christianity hasn't been used as an excuse for murders and genocide?  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:15 PM   #14 
  - Ayn Rand set up her atheistic individualism as an excuse  pnwmom   Jun-23-11 10:36 PM   #26 
  - No - I just ask they stop saying that the Christian Church is blameless  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:08 PM   #37 
  - That doesn't work with me. I said your question in the title of the OP is rude.  Lil Missy   Jun-23-11 11:14 PM   #40 
     - When people die because of it, I make it my business  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:25 PM   #44 
     - It's the R/T board, so what other people believe is the topic of conversation.  darkstar3   Jun-23-11 11:27 PM   #45 
     - I am going to step in here now  Angry Dragon   Jun-24-11 12:47 AM   #77 
  - Not just rude - pure mean.  emilyg   Jun-23-11 10:18 PM   #17 
     - Ahhh. Were your widdle feeling hurt?  Zoeisright   Jun-23-11 11:12 PM   #39 
        - Baby talk - ??? wtf  emilyg   Jun-24-11 01:03 AM   #78 
  - It is too late in the day to answer your questions, but....  northoftheborder   Jun-23-11 10:14 PM   #13 
  - I do not - in fact I went out of my way to separate the Mainline Protestants/Catholics  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:16 PM   #15 
     - "But people see me attacking their faith, and they see red..."  laconicsax   Jun-23-11 10:22 PM   #21 
     - I expect reason, and when I don't see it I get frustrated with their cognitive dissonance  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:38 PM   #29 
     - Your subject line says: "DU Christians." That includes the mainline denominations  pnwmom   Jun-23-11 10:38 PM   #28 
     - I am asking YOU (all Christians) why you make excuses for your WORST (lots of dudes)  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:40 PM   #30 
        - Show me one place where I've ever made an excuse for a fundamentalist.  pnwmom   Jun-24-11 12:12 AM   #67 
           - Me either  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-24-11 12:34 AM   #73 
              - Exactly. They have a very narrow definition of Christianity  pnwmom   Jun-24-11 01:09 AM   #79 
     - And there are many  pipoman   Jun-23-11 10:42 PM   #31 
        - Not really.  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:07 PM   #36 
           - Not really?  pipoman   Jun-23-11 11:36 PM   #49 
              - let me know when you find one. I lived around millions of them in evangelical central for years.  darkstar3   Jun-23-11 11:40 PM   #51 
              - It's like this poster never met an Evangelical or Pentecostal before  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:54 PM   #62 
              - I dunno, are there any Nazis who are good, giving, charitable people?  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:40 PM   #52 
  - Unrec.  emilyg   Jun-23-11 10:16 PM   #16 
  - Good. But when you hit "unrec" thank skepticism for giving you that option  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:18 PM   #18 
  - blah  whirlygigspin   Jun-23-11 10:28 PM   #23 
     - You say blah, yet you complain about people's attempt to prevent gay marriage  Taverner   Jun-23-11 10:38 PM   #27 
  - Actually, when you hit unrec  napoleon_in_rags   Jun-23-11 11:24 PM   #43 
     - Actually every time you hit unrec, Enver Hoxa loses his wings  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:41 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-11 11:32 PM   #46 
  - When faith leads them to vote, act and behave in a way that hurts others, yes, I hate faith  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:43 PM   #55 
  - Your superiority casts you in the role that you claim to abhor . . .  patrice   Jun-23-11 11:53 PM   #61 
  - So you think Christianity has nothing to apologize for?  Taverner   Jun-23-11 11:55 PM   #63 
  - Great post! The Calvinists are sick, scary mofos.  Odin2005   Jun-24-11 12:29 AM   #71 
  - I've never denied the existence of the Inquisition, etc.  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-24-11 12:37 AM   #74 
  - Locking  Rhiannon12866   Jun-24-11 04:19 AM   #81 
 

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