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Evoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-22-06 03:22 AM
Response to Reply #40
43. People die for stupid reasons all the time
Edited on Thu Jun-22-06 03:23 AM by Evoman
Just because a lot of people die for an idea, doesn't make that idea any more true, nor does it make their deaths any less sad. Look at Iraq...the senseless deaths caused by religion and ignorance are a waste of human potential. Historically, the Iraqi people have been shown to be extremely intelligent....imagine that there was no war, nor regressive religion in that region. Imagine the potential for great scientists and thinkers among the people of Iraq and the surrounding areas. There could be the next Einstein or Darwin in that crowd, but their too busy being oppressed by insane religioius rulers to harness that potential.

It is a waste, pure and simple. Every death for religous purposes is a shame.

But the other poster was right....this is another debate.
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  -There was a discussion on BET about the color of Jesus KingFlorez  Jun-18-06 01:19 PM   #0 
  - Hilarious  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-18-06 01:23 PM   #1 
  - He probably looked a lot like  MADem   Jun-18-06 01:45 PM   #2 
  - thanks MADem I have been looking for that picture  wakeme2008   Jun-18-06 01:56 PM   #3 
  - Neanderthal Christ. No wonder they crucified Him. n/t  shain from kane   Jun-18-06 01:58 PM   #4 
  - Wtf? nt  greyl   Jun-18-06 02:05 PM   #6 
  - Looking different can get you arrested at a Cheney rally. Just saying,  shain from kane   Jun-18-06 02:12 PM   #7 
     - That's what most people looked like, back in the day NT  MADem   Jun-18-06 02:15 PM   #8 
     - Was there a DNA match? n/t  shain from kane   Jun-18-06 02:52 PM   #9 
     - Don't be absurd.  MADem   Jun-18-06 02:58 PM   #10 
        - Son of God, right.? No DNA match, right? So how could He look like  shain from kane   Jun-18-06 04:29 PM   #17 
     - No, it isn't.  greyl   Jun-18-06 02:59 PM   #11 
     - Read the article--my comment was in the context of that piece. NT  MADem   Jun-18-06 03:36 PM   #15 
        - whatever. nt  greyl   Jun-18-06 04:43 PM   #18 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-06 08:34 PM   #52 
     - I'm just saying that looking at that picture and thinking "neanderthal"  greyl   Jun-18-06 11:10 PM   #28 
  - LOL  TallahasseeGrannie   Jun-18-06 08:25 PM   #20 
     - You couldn't get that look off my face  charlie   Jun-18-06 09:36 PM   #23 
  - How do you know he wasn't more like this?  ozone_man   Jun-20-06 01:01 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-06 08:32 PM   #51 
  - It's beyond either racist or reasonable...  Sapphocrat   Jun-18-06 01:58 PM   #5 
  - You want to make their heads explode  wabeewoman   Jun-18-06 03:04 PM   #12 
  - Some time back...  Sapphocrat   Jun-18-06 04:12 PM   #16 
  - I imagine he looked rather like...  TallahasseeGrannie   Jun-18-06 08:30 PM   #21 
  - I believe that Jesus was chocolate brown  TexasProgresive   Jun-18-06 03:09 PM   #13 
  - incarnation as "the person we most disrespected" is a lovely guess!  struggle4progress   Jun-18-06 03:27 PM   #14 
  - I figure it's a question of knowledge when the tradition  igil   Jun-18-06 07:30 PM   #19 
  - Jesus Looked Like The People Of His Region  Southpawkicker   Jun-18-06 09:02 PM   #22 
  - Even if he was a Scandinavian immigrant  charlie   Jun-18-06 09:41 PM   #24 
     - He Sure Would!  Southpawkicker   Jun-18-06 09:49 PM   #25 
        - LOL  charlie   Jun-18-06 09:54 PM   #26 
        - Infidel  Evoman   Jun-19-06 02:26 AM   #32 
  - he was white.  moez   Jun-18-06 10:57 PM   #27 
  - you are white.  greyl   Jun-18-06 11:10 PM   #29 
     - Well.... yes, I am.  moez   Jun-18-06 11:12 PM   #30 
  - When someone is made up  Evoman   Jun-19-06 01:32 AM   #31 
  - That's another debate  KingFlorez   Jun-19-06 11:06 AM   #34 
  - Interesting That So Many People In The Years After This Made Up Person  Southpawkicker   Jun-20-06 08:35 PM   #38 
     - Its not interesting  Evoman   Jun-20-06 11:13 PM   #39 
        - No, They Died For What They Believed  Southpawkicker   Jun-21-06 09:52 PM   #40 
           - People die for stupid reasons all the time  Evoman   Jun-22-06 03:22 AM   #43 
              - I Seriously Doubt That They Would Have Gone Out To Die  Southpawkicker   Jun-22-06 06:42 PM   #44 
                 - Branch Davidians, Heavens Gate  Evoman   Jun-23-06 02:29 AM   #45 
                 - Oh Brother  Southpawkicker   Jun-25-06 05:29 PM   #49 
                    - Why is it ridiculous?  Evoman   Jun-26-06 09:01 PM   #54 
                 - To think that some people . . . had the passion and drive to start a churc  mavoix   Jun-23-06 01:56 PM   #47 
                    - His Followers Did Believe They Were Starting A Church  Southpawkicker   Jun-25-06 05:32 PM   #50 
                       - Actually, no.  catbert836   Jun-26-06 11:20 AM   #53 
  - It's really a silly thing to argue about...  TreasonousBastard   Jun-19-06 03:30 AM   #33 
  - Just a small point.  okasha   Jun-21-06 11:33 PM   #41 
     - True. I'm posting from Cleopatra's hometown.  onager   Jun-23-06 04:06 AM   #46 
     - Point taken-- you're right about Cleopatra, but Columbus...  TreasonousBastard   Jun-25-06 03:00 AM   #48 
  - I don't think that works.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jun-20-06 08:14 AM   #35 
  - Irrelevent point  Tenseiga   Jun-20-06 09:58 AM   #36 
  - He probably looked like any other Levantine.  Odin2005   Jun-21-06 11:42 PM   #42 
 

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