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Toasterlad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-05-09 08:22 PM
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62. Certainly.
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  -Are Christians generally homophobic, in your opinion? closeupready  Nov-05-09 03:33 PM   #0 
  - Yes, absolutely.  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 03:37 PM   #1 
  - It depends on what you mean by homophobic  el_bryanto   Nov-05-09 03:39 PM   #2 
  - Flamebait. nt  Bobbie Jo   Nov-05-09 03:40 PM   #3 
  - To be fair, it's related to my poll.  spoony   Nov-05-09 03:43 PM   #5 
     - Right. I started this at your suggestion. Cheers.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 03:54 PM   #9 
  - "Generally" will depend on the type of Christian that makes up your everyday  spoony   Nov-05-09 03:42 PM   #4 
  - No. Not the true Christians. At least I think so, I've never met one.  raw oysters   Nov-05-09 03:45 PM   #6 
  - You would never know  canetoad   Nov-05-09 03:50 PM   #7 
  - The real ones? No. The fake ones? Absolutely. nt  City Lights   Nov-05-09 03:53 PM   #8 
  - Ah, yes, of course. Like Haggard or Falwell.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 03:55 PM   #10 
     - Or most of the self-described Christians I know. nt  City Lights   Nov-05-09 05:05 PM   #40 
  - That is some badass flamebait there.  Iggo   Nov-05-09 04:07 PM   #11 
  - See post #9.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 04:16 PM   #12 
  - absolutely  mitchtv   Nov-05-09 04:16 PM   #13 
  - Yep.  David Zephyr   Nov-05-09 04:19 PM   #17 
  - no. nt  seabeyond   Nov-05-09 04:17 PM   #14 
  - You mean the ones who blather on and on about how Christian they are?  eShirl   Nov-05-09 04:17 PM   #15 
  - I'm as pissed off about Maine as anybody  Sebastian Doyle   Nov-05-09 04:18 PM   #16 
  - I don't think so  JerseygirlCT   Nov-05-09 04:30 PM   #23 
     - Kind of hard to argue that a Roman Catholic Church led by someone who excoriates gays  closeupready   Nov-05-09 04:37 PM   #26 
        - Only if you're looking for stereotypes and not at individuals  JerseygirlCT   Nov-05-09 04:43 PM   #35 
        - If you're dumb enough to believe in Papal Infalliability...  BolivarianHero   Nov-05-09 04:58 PM   #38 
        - You do understand that  JerseygirlCT   Nov-05-09 05:01 PM   #39 
        - If You Donate Money to the Catholic Church, You Are Financing Hate. Period.  Toasterlad   Nov-05-09 08:18 PM   #58 
        - If you read my opening post, you will note that I passed no judgment on anyone.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 08:20 PM   #60 
        - When was the last time you were at mass?  Zywiec   Nov-05-09 05:25 PM   #48 
        - You're lucky then. nt  Hansel   Nov-05-09 06:14 PM   #54 
        - Probably about 20 years ago.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 08:17 PM   #57 
        - Nor was it at the church I grew up in  JerseygirlCT   Nov-05-09 08:30 PM   #65 
        - The OP doesn't say "Roman Catholic". It says "Christian". nt  Critters2   Nov-05-09 08:25 PM   #63 
  - Only the ones in the closet.  StarryNite   Nov-05-09 04:20 PM   #18 
  - Homophobia is usually based on the Old Testament.  Starry Messenger   Nov-05-09 04:22 PM   #19 
  - True but plenty of them like Paul/Saul, the terrorist of Tarsus who penned  raw oysters   Nov-05-09 04:37 PM   #27 
  - fundies, yes. nt  jonnyblitz   Nov-05-09 04:23 PM   #20 
  - What a stupid, fucking OP designed to stir up shit..  nomaco-10   Nov-05-09 04:25 PM   #21 
  - are most extremely religious people homophobic?  La Lioness Priyanka   Nov-05-09 04:26 PM   #22 
  - My own experience is that, putting Jews, Muslims, Christians, Hindus and atheists side by side,  closeupready   Nov-05-09 04:35 PM   #25 
  - Gee, I'm gay so I think I'll move to Iran or Nigeria, the religious folks there love us so much.  raw oysters   Nov-05-09 04:39 PM   #31 
     - and this was related to my comment how?  La Lioness Priyanka   Nov-05-09 04:40 PM   #32 
     - Uh...by agreeing with you? In that way, mayhaps?  raw oysters   Nov-05-09 05:11 PM   #41 
        - maybe if you didnt add the eye-roll i would have realized that  La Lioness Priyanka   Nov-05-09 05:25 PM   #47 
     - Because when I think of leaving the country, Iran & Nigeria are always the first options I consider.  TokenQueer   Nov-05-09 04:56 PM   #36 
        - As I said. Did I leave out some required disclaimer? I get YOUR sarcasm,  raw oysters   Nov-05-09 05:12 PM   #42 
           - That's why I used the *freak* emoticon.  TokenQueer   Nov-05-09 05:49 PM   #51 
              - This Sub-Thread Has Spiralled Tragically Out of Control.  Toasterlad   Nov-05-09 08:21 PM   #61 
                 - Lol!  TokenQueer   Nov-05-09 08:57 PM   #66 
  - NO  mdmc   Nov-05-09 04:31 PM   #24 
  - Most of the Catholics I know  Dramarama   Nov-05-09 04:38 PM   #28 
  - Not true Christians who believe in the words, "Love, then do as thy will."  DailyGrind51   Nov-05-09 04:38 PM   #29 
  - That's not a quote from a Christian text.  Critters2   Nov-05-09 08:27 PM   #64 
  - Compared to what?  kenny blankenship   Nov-05-09 04:38 PM   #30 
  - I generally don't like to generally say.  underseasurveyor   Nov-05-09 04:41 PM   #33 
  - Some of them are  NMMNG   Nov-05-09 04:41 PM   #34 
  - no.  tigereye   Nov-05-09 04:57 PM   #37 
  - Self-hatingly so  mikeSchmuckabee   Nov-05-09 05:19 PM   #43 
  - The ones I know are  treestar   Nov-05-09 05:20 PM   #44 
  - Are blonde buxom women all Marilyn Monroe? n/t  SoCalDem   Nov-05-09 05:21 PM   #45 
  - Yes  TexasObserver   Nov-05-09 05:22 PM   #46 
  - I don't know a whole lot of them, but some of the ones I do know...  pipi_k   Nov-05-09 05:31 PM   #49 
  - Humans are generally homophobic. So, yes. nt  dorkulon   Nov-05-09 05:35 PM   #50 
  - Most non-Christians, too.  Orsino   Nov-05-09 06:05 PM   #52 
  - No, homophobes are.  Hansel   Nov-05-09 06:11 PM   #53 
  - This is my view, as well.  closeupready   Nov-05-09 08:13 PM   #56 
  - Absolutely!  redsoxrudy   Nov-05-09 06:25 PM   #55 
  - Absolutely. n/t  donco6   Nov-05-09 08:18 PM   #59 
  - Certainly.  Toasterlad   Nov-05-09 08:22 PM   #62 
  - No.  saltpoint   Nov-05-09 08:57 PM   #67 
  - given that most of the gays and lesbians I know would describe themselves as christians  onenote   Nov-05-09 08:59 PM   #68 
  - Most religious people are not homophobes, however  thelordofhell   Nov-05-09 09:06 PM   #69 
  - not correct  quaker bill   Nov-05-09 09:21 PM   #71 
     - Yep. I doubt my next door neighbors have ever been to church,  Critters2   Nov-06-09 09:46 AM   #72 
  - No  BillDU   Nov-05-09 09:09 PM   #70 
 

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