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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-30-06 09:22 AM
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8. Nope. A they would not.
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  -Could a Real Christian Torture or Murder a Prisoner? Philosoraptor  Jun-30-06 09:11 AM   #0 
  - The question is...  southpaw   Jun-30-06 09:18 AM   #1 
  - Of course they can, and have,  Philosoraptor   Jun-30-06 09:20 AM   #4 
  - Torture others as you would have others torture you?  Rageneau   Jun-30-06 01:51 PM   #31 
  - Yes.  greyl   Jun-30-06 09:18 AM   #2 
  - Yes.  Ezlivin   Jun-30-06 09:19 AM   #3 
  - I just think they should no longer be called Christians.  Philosoraptor   Jun-30-06 09:21 AM   #6 
     - Why?  southpaw   Jun-30-06 09:27 AM   #14 
        - To me, an atheist, the whole concept is silly.  Philosoraptor   Jun-30-06 09:29 AM   #16 
  - First, what is a real Christian?  Warpy   Jun-30-06 09:21 AM   #5 
  - "what is a real Christian?"  ContraBass Black   Jun-30-06 09:24 AM   #12 
  - I have no idea  gratuitous   Jun-30-06 09:22 AM   #7 
  - Nope. A they would not.  lonestarnot   Jun-30-06 09:22 AM   #8 
  - if by "real" we mean the actual kind that has existed through history,  leftofthedial   Jun-30-06 09:22 AM   #9 
  - By real I guess I mean one who takes Christ's words literally.  Philosoraptor   Jun-30-06 09:23 AM   #11 
     - it's hard to answer.  leftofthedial   Jun-30-06 09:38 AM   #21 
        - I think it's probable that you're concept of Jesus  greyl   Jun-30-06 09:58 AM   #23 
           - so jesus was a slave mongering thug?  leftofthedial   Jun-30-06 10:03 AM   #25 
              - That wasn't quite my point, no. nt  greyl   Jun-30-06 10:07 AM   #26 
  - The Inquisition  bleedingheart   Jun-30-06 09:22 AM   #10 
  - The question by itself and the way you ask it cries out for sincerity.  higher class   Jun-30-06 09:27 AM   #13 
  - And the crusades are generally cited.  Philosoraptor   Jun-30-06 09:31 AM   #17 
  - This topic opens up a can of worms.  AndyA   Jun-30-06 09:29 AM   #15 
  - At the least, that real Christian and God would be having a "little chat"  LittleClarkie   Jun-30-06 09:34 AM   #18 
  - it has to involve a great deal of denial  joneschick   Jun-30-06 09:35 AM   #19 
  - Since the only real criteria for being a Christian is...  Touchdown   Jun-30-06 09:36 AM   #20 
  - A Christian is someone who belives in the divinity of Jesus, that he...  Solon   Jun-30-06 09:41 AM   #22 
  - Then what about that Ten Commandments stuff?  NNN0LHI   Jun-30-06 10:00 AM   #24 
     - Subject to interepretation depending on the individual...  Solon   Jun-30-06 10:43 AM   #30 
  - You should check out Stanley Milgram's obedience experiment  derby378   Jun-30-06 10:09 AM   #27 
  - Yes, if was genuinely repentant afterwards  noonwitch   Jun-30-06 10:10 AM   #28 
  - If one were to look at the centuries of the Spanish Inquisition, the Salem  The Stranger   Jun-30-06 10:10 AM   #29 

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