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jokerman93 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 02:43 PM
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30. The question should be:
Why do all slave religions endorse dominator gods?
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  -why does the judeo-christian god endorse slavery? QuestionAll  Oct-12-06 11:55 AM   #0 
  - My answer would be:  Vexatious Ape   Oct-12-06 12:07 PM   #1 
  - God's will? It's a mystery? That's pre 9-11 thinking? nt  valerief   Oct-12-06 12:08 PM   #2 
  - God is an asshole  Xeric   Oct-12-06 12:11 PM   #3 
  - lol  gWbush is Mabus   Oct-12-06 12:20 PM   #4 
  - the new testament has slavery too...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:48 PM   #13 
  - And yet most believers in Judaism or Christianity apparently now ..  struggle4progress   Oct-12-06 11:53 PM   #66 
  - since christianity claims they are the same god doesn't that just make  zonmoy   Oct-14-06 04:47 PM   #94 
  - Only if you accept that the Bible is meant to be taken as a rule  JerseygirlCT   Oct-12-06 12:25 PM   #5 
  - another thing that dangerous but easy...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:57 PM   #18 
     - Sheesh. Broad brush or what?  JerseygirlCT   Oct-12-06 08:14 PM   #53 
        - personally, i feel that religoids NEED to be persuaded...  QuestionAll   Oct-13-06 12:35 AM   #69 
        - Well, you're entitled to your own beliefs, obnoxiously as you  JerseygirlCT   Oct-13-06 07:16 AM   #71 
           - someone else has already determined what you believe...  QuestionAll   Oct-13-06 12:53 PM   #79 
              - Doesn't need to, at least for me.  JerseygirlCT   Oct-13-06 02:14 PM   #82 
        - I can no more prove the existence of magical dragons  Goblinmonger   Oct-13-06 08:09 AM   #76 
           - If magical dragons make you happy, Goblin  JerseygirlCT   Oct-13-06 02:15 PM   #83 
  - 1000 years from now, it will be interesting to see the religon that spawns  Beelzebud   Oct-12-06 12:26 PM   #6 
  - Because the men who wrote the Bible were of a culture that encouraged it  noonwitch   Oct-12-06 12:27 PM   #7 
  - delete  barb162   Oct-12-06 12:32 PM   #8 
  - Citation for where it is "endorsed" in the bible please  barb162   Oct-12-06 12:34 PM   #9 
  - a quick google search gave me this for starters...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:46 PM   #11 
  - looks like a big joke web site to me (WH Dept of Faith ????)  barb162   Oct-12-06 12:50 PM   #14 
     - landover baptist is DEFINITELY a parody site...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:51 PM   #16 
        - which bible? King James version or what?  barb162   Oct-12-06 12:58 PM   #19 
           - What about this little diddy?  Goblinmonger   Oct-12-06 02:46 PM   #32 
           - That doesn't sound like an endorsement of slavery  barb162   Oct-12-06 07:48 PM   #50 
              - "Civil rights is a very recent concept"  Goblinmonger   Oct-13-06 08:00 AM   #74 
                 - Great reply  Evoman   Oct-13-06 03:01 PM   #84 
           - how about the referenced passage from leviticus...?  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 04:32 PM   #35 
  - It never says go out and get slaves. But it doesn'tsay not to and if it  beyurslf   Oct-12-06 12:47 PM   #12 
  - in leviticus, it says who should be made into slaves...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:51 PM   #15 
     - Exactly.  beyurslf   Oct-12-06 01:38 PM   #24 
     - Do you know of a culture or society back about 4000 yrs ago  barb162   Oct-12-06 08:54 PM   #55 
        - the point is...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 09:08 PM   #59 
        - Yours:"...would have probably told his "children" ..."  barb162   Oct-12-06 09:26 PM   #61 
           - jesus spoke about slaves and slavery too...  QuestionAll   Oct-13-06 12:25 AM   #67 
        - Yes.  greyl   Oct-13-06 07:48 AM   #73 
  - as far as slavery being very common at the time...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 12:53 PM   #17 
     - Of course not. But instead of your worrying about the christian  barb162   Oct-12-06 01:01 PM   #20 
        - one false religion at a time, please...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 04:22 PM   #34 
           - Why are some people given to making  barb162   Oct-12-06 05:20 PM   #37 
              - ALL theist religions are false.  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 05:47 PM   #38 
                 - Maybe you want to tell a few billion Moslems, Hindus,  barb162   Oct-12-06 07:35 PM   #49 
                    - i think i already did...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 08:58 PM   #56 
                    - um wait  Goldensilence   Oct-13-06 11:58 AM   #78 
                    - That almost sounds like a threat.  Evoman   Oct-13-06 03:05 PM   #85 
  - Simple... It was not written by God.. but by man.  RethugAssKicker   Oct-12-06 12:41 PM   #10 
  - The comment is incorrect. Moslems believe the Koran is  barb162   Oct-12-06 07:55 PM   #51 
     - Not exactly but close...  Finder   Oct-13-06 01:20 PM   #81 
  - It always amuses me to see atheists taking the Bible more literally  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-12-06 01:12 PM   #21 
  - That's true  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 01:15 PM   #22 
  - Wait, and liberal's don't?!?  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 01:35 PM   #23 
  - I didn't say that, you did. n/t  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 01:49 PM   #28 
     - Eh?  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 06:25 PM   #41 
        - I made no statement about what liberals do.  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 06:34 PM   #43 
           - In the absence of a god to sort this out  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 07:05 PM   #46 
  - Are you saying verses about slavery are metaphorical? n/t  Finder   Oct-12-06 01:41 PM   #26 
  - All I am saying is what I said. n/t  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 01:46 PM   #27 
  - Untrue  Goblinmonger   Oct-12-06 02:44 PM   #31 
     - The OP and your own post #32  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 03:25 PM   #33 
        - contradictory verses only discredit the source material all the more...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 05:53 PM   #39 
        - Of course there are.  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 06:15 PM   #40 
           - Weak  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 06:32 PM   #42 
           - Yes, I am.  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 06:46 PM   #44 
              - No.  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 07:02 PM   #45 
                 - You appearently didn't read the OP  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 07:10 PM   #47 
                 - Whatever.  cyborg_jim   Oct-12-06 07:22 PM   #48 
                 - So--Is it your position that God wrote the Bible?  okasha   Oct-12-06 08:40 PM   #54 
                    - My position is that gods are made-up  cyborg_jim   Oct-13-06 06:28 AM   #70 
           - if that's so...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 09:12 PM   #60 
              - Non sequitur.  okasha   Oct-12-06 10:30 PM   #62 
              - not at all...  QuestionAll   Oct-13-06 12:31 AM   #68 
                 - Entirely.  okasha   Oct-13-06 06:25 PM   #88 
              - I am not an apologist for a god in which I do not believe  cosmik debris   Oct-12-06 10:32 PM   #63 
        - I know you are an atheist  Goblinmonger   Oct-13-06 08:04 AM   #75 
           - I'm not sure whether to write it off as a misunderstanding  cosmik debris   Oct-13-06 01:09 PM   #80 
  - Instead of figuratively  barb162   Oct-12-06 07:58 PM   #52 
  - There are two kinds of slavery in the OT. OK, 3.  igil   Oct-12-06 01:38 PM   #25 
  - what about children born into slavery?  QuestionAll   Oct-12-06 04:37 PM   #36 
     - I've heard a few ideas about what that actually entails.  igil   Oct-13-06 04:56 PM   #87 
  - We need someone to talk to and  DiktatrW   Oct-12-06 02:02 PM   #29 
  - There you go! You do the floors, okay? I 'll eat bon-bons.  barb162   Oct-12-06 09:01 PM   #57 
  - The question should be:  jokerman93   Oct-12-06 02:43 PM   #30 
  - huh?  barb162   Oct-12-06 09:03 PM   #58 
     - It's not true that almost all cultures have had slaves.  greyl   Oct-12-06 11:28 PM   #64 
     - a clarification  greyl   Oct-13-06 07:41 AM   #72 
     - possibly  jokerman93   Oct-13-06 10:59 AM   #77 
  - An atheist friend once told me that the invention of slavery was a great  struggle4progress   Oct-12-06 11:32 PM   #65 
  - Yeah I suppose...  jokerman93   Oct-13-06 04:22 PM   #86 
     - I doubt if he was "desperate" in any sense when he said that to me,  struggle4progress   Oct-14-06 04:10 PM   #92 
        - not a personal slight to your friend  jokerman93   Oct-15-06 11:20 AM   #95 
  - This could've been a very interesting discussion if you hadn't pissed off  beam me up scottie   Oct-14-06 06:20 AM   #89 
  - Answers from the Torah  Phx_Dem   Oct-14-06 11:43 AM   #90 
  - "... from a future .. yet to occur .... with the world as it is ..."  struggle4progress   Oct-14-06 04:16 PM   #93 
  - Where did you get the idea that there is a  Sam1   Oct-14-06 02:10 PM   #91 
  - God's not a big fan of breaking a sweat.  LostInAnomie   Oct-15-06 11:37 PM   #96 
  - Let's call it like it was - jews had slaves in the OT and liked it  The Straight Story   Oct-20-06 12:26 AM   #97 
  - slavery  Sola Scriptura   Oct-23-06 01:50 PM   #98 
     - Welcome to DU and welcome to the Arena  cosmik debris   Oct-23-06 02:07 PM   #99 
 

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