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redirish28 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 06:54 AM
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6. How do these fundies who are so afraid of Socalism justify the Jesus in the bible and Capitalism
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  -Parents want school officials fired for assigning NICKEL AND DIMED proud2BlibKansan  Dec-13-10 06:39 AM   #0 
  - So Capitalism is equal to Christianity in there eyes? I can give them ley-way on the  redirish28   Dec-13-10 06:46 AM   #1 
  - Let's see now what Jesus did.  hobbit709   Dec-13-10 06:52 AM   #4 
  - How do these fundies who are so afraid of Socalism justify the Jesus in the bible and Capitalism  redirish28   Dec-13-10 06:54 AM   #6 
  - Fundies dwell on certain passages in the Old Testament  Wednesdays   Dec-13-10 08:59 AM   #26 
  - They don't use the Jesus from the Bible. They use the Jeebus from Wall Street.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-13-10 10:40 AM   #36 
  - Wine guzzling is OK  demwing   Dec-13-10 07:49 AM   #16 
     - true  redirish28   Dec-13-10 07:56 AM   #19 
  - I've read it and don't remember any cuss words  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 07:33 AM   #11 
     - I remember some from the waiting tables chapter  Recursion   Dec-13-10 07:36 AM   #13 
        - If they believe their little teenage darling hasn't heard or used any of those words.  hobbit709   Dec-13-10 07:38 AM   #14 
           - Well we already knew they had no clue  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 07:57 AM   #20 
           - If they believe their little darling is "doing" any of those words ...  MedicalAdmin   Dec-13-10 10:43 AM   #38 
  - Well, people want to keep religion out of schools, and this mentions religion  The Straight Story   Dec-13-10 06:46 AM   #2 
  - Who wants to keep religion out?  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 07:49 AM   #17 
  - A segment of this country suffers from trickle down Puritan religionism  lunatica   Dec-13-10 06:49 AM   #3 
  - My maternal 8th great grandparents were Puritans.  dgibby   Dec-13-10 10:25 AM   #31 
     - Ahhhhhh - the Puritans.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-13-10 10:44 AM   #39 
     - What's even worse is that I share them with George W. Bush.  dgibby   Dec-13-10 11:18 AM   #46 
     - Then again, the Puritans became the UCC  Recursion   Dec-13-10 12:44 PM   #55 
  - This looks fascinating.  timtom   Dec-13-10 06:52 AM   #5 
  - Okay. I saw the offending passages.  timtom   Dec-13-10 07:30 AM   #9 
     - I was more thrown by "wine-guzzling" than "socialist"  Recursion   Dec-13-10 07:35 AM   #12 
        - I completely agree.  timtom   Dec-13-10 09:50 AM   #30 
        - No, he was a "socialist" in that era. He and his disciples, and also the early Christians, lived  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:30 AM   #32 
        - In a system without bourgeois property I'm not even sure what "socialism" would mean  Recursion   Dec-13-10 10:58 AM   #41 
           - ..sigh.... you don't know that, but we KNOW that they shared resources in common.  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 12:24 PM   #52 
              - And all this time I thought it was workers' control of the means of production  Recursion   Dec-13-10 12:43 PM   #54 
        - What? He was a wine guzzling socialist.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-13-10 10:45 AM   #40 
           - I was thinking of Matthew 26  Recursion   Dec-13-10 11:00 AM   #43 
  - These fucking morans  progressoid   Dec-13-10 06:57 AM   #7 
  - Damn  Solly Mack   Dec-13-10 07:17 AM   #8 
  - "This Land is Their Land" might be better for high schoolers, IMO  Recursion   Dec-13-10 07:31 AM   #10 
  - And I think it's a perfect book for high schoolers  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 08:30 AM   #21 
     - Apparently the parent doesn't want those students to know.  Jkid   Dec-13-10 09:19 AM   #28 
        - The parents are members of an anti-welfare group  Brother Buzz   Dec-13-10 11:29 AM   #48 
  - well, wine was probably better than the water and...  madrchsod   Dec-13-10 07:49 AM   #15 
  - If I ran a school every book on the banned list would be required  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 07:53 AM   #18 
  - !!  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:33 AM   #33 
  - Yup, Jesus paid the price for challenging authority  Wednesdays   Dec-13-10 10:42 AM   #37 
  - This kid is in HIGH SCHOOL? Talk about over protective. They should probably start  madmom   Dec-13-10 08:33 AM   #22 
  - Hopefully, we have not yet reached the point  LWolf   Dec-13-10 08:34 AM   #23 
  - Shhh, that's the agenda for next week.  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:34 AM   #34 
  - That point was reached decades ago.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-13-10 10:59 AM   #42 
  - Objective reality is anti-capitalist unless you are wealthy  Cal Carpenter   Dec-13-10 08:38 AM   #24 
  - The parents reaction is interesting, they feel threatened by the very  Jefferson23   Dec-13-10 08:46 AM   #25 
  - If they don't like it, home school, AFAIC. Teachers choose study materials, not parents.  closeupready   Dec-13-10 09:11 AM   #27 
  - Apparently that's what they are planning to do  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 04:32 PM   #56 
  - So freaking typical!  1VaDem   Dec-13-10 09:24 AM   #29 
  - How dare our kids be exposed to other ideas!  NuclearDem   Dec-13-10 10:36 AM   #35 
  - I read the book. It's a very good read. what I think is really at stake here is not religion...  Javaman   Dec-13-10 11:11 AM   #44 
  - This book is what life unfortunately is for a growing number of people  ck4829   Dec-13-10 11:13 AM   #45 
  - I completely agree  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 11:31 AM   #49 
  - well the slam at Jesus is uncalled for  hfojvt   Dec-13-10 11:25 AM   #47 
  - N and D should be required reading for every high schooler, not to mention his/her parents.  LuckyLib   Dec-13-10 11:32 AM   #50 
  - Yep, might as well let Junior know what he's in for as a wage slave  BuelahWitch   Dec-13-10 12:38 PM   #53 
  - I think this is an example of too much parental involvement..seriously, trust the schools a bit more  krabigirl   Dec-13-10 11:45 AM   #51 
  - It's odd--they're angry at the book for "insulting" Jesus, but the author was in fact, in her mind,  Puregonzo1188   Dec-13-10 04:35 PM   #57 

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