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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-11 07:06 PM
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116. SOME Christians are trying to shove god down our throats as you put it.
Some are trying to make this country a fundamentalist theocracy. Some have succeeded elsewhere in the world and Christians historically have ruled as theocrats.

I dispute your claim that faith in god/Jesus has done anything. What is the factual basis for your claim. Just because two things happen at once--faith, quitting drugs--does not mean one thing caused the other. It may be the person attributes the improvement to faith when he reality that person did it on his or her own. Indeed, relying on divine interventions necessarily means being one ones own because said intervention never happens. And what about the vast numbers of people who turned their lives over to god and were screwed anyway. We KNOW those people exist. You really can't give credit to faith for the successes without taking blame for the failures. And there are a lot of failures. Consider A.A. whose whole program is based on turning ones life over to god. They have a minuscule success rate and a failure rate of over 90%. It doesn't work.
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