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TheBigotBasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-26-11 07:21 PM
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126. It isn't a true christian
it is however a true Republicant,
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  -I keep hearing about how anders breivik isn't a "true" Christian Search and Destroy  Jul-24-11 12:24 AM   #0 
  - Here it is, in a nutshell:  Warren DeMontague   Jul-24-11 12:28 AM   #1 
  - So there's no such thing as a "True Liberal"? LOL! So many DU'ers fling the words DINO around.  KittyWampus   Jul-25-11 09:29 AM   #71 
     - No, there isn't.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-25-11 06:36 PM   #88 
        - +1  hifiguy   Jul-27-11 02:21 PM   #129 
  - Don't they always say that?  mindwalker_i   Jul-24-11 12:30 AM   #2 
  - People say anything to protect the Right.. To think a person  OHdem10   Jul-24-11 12:31 AM   #3 
  - Makes sense to me. Christians have a violent history and have destroyed many cultures...  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 12:35 AM   #4 
  - oh for fuck's sake. If you said anything similar about Islam here, you'd be jumped on for being a  cali   Jul-24-11 03:20 AM   #11 
  - I have nothing against anyone's religion....  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 03:30 AM   #14 
  - Oh bullshit, you don't practice any fucking form of religious tolerance.  cali   Jul-24-11 03:53 AM   #19 
  - And your opinion is because...?  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 04:19 AM   #21 
     - Who forced you to go to Catholic church?  Mimosa   Jul-24-11 04:49 AM   #24 
        - You mean DELUDED People often shape their religions to suit their needs. (nt)  mr blur   Jul-24-11 06:37 AM   #29 
        - Christianity, Islam, and Judaism were created by man to suit our species' needs  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 01:24 PM   #35 
           - So was Wicca.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-24-11 11:47 PM   #42 
           - And you feel this is something that is a revelation to me?  Ferret Annica   Jul-25-11 04:57 AM   #55 
              - It very well may be.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-25-11 05:10 AM   #58 
                 - Indeed; believe what yoi want, discuss what you want,  Ferret Annica   Jul-25-11 05:38 AM   #59 
                    - Nor am I threatened by your views or illogical remarks.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-25-11 05:41 AM   #61 
                       - There is that little old ad hominem thing again...  Ferret Annica   Jul-25-11 06:04 AM   #62 
                          - Your posts are sorely lacking.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-25-11 11:56 AM   #83 
                             - Excellent.  Wait Wut   Jul-27-11 09:07 AM   #127 
           - "species"? Absolutely not. Particular human cultures out of thousands. nt  greyl   Jul-26-11 02:20 AM   #102 
        - I distinctly remember rejecting Christian religion at a very early age.  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 01:22 PM   #34 
           - all good except the cetaceans  SwampG8r   Jul-25-11 09:28 AM   #70 
              - I hope you were kidding about your last sentence  Angry Dragon   Jul-26-11 02:47 AM   #104 
                 - yes a common florida waterjoke  SwampG8r   Jul-26-11 06:37 PM   #117 
  - My problem is with all religion...  backscatter712   Jul-24-11 03:58 AM   #20 
  - You do realize "Israel" is not a religion, right?  Behind the Aegis   Jul-24-11 05:15 AM   #25 
  - You do realize that not supporting Zionism is not anti-Semitism I hope.  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 01:36 PM   #37 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-24-11 11:46 PM   #41 
     - Irrelevant nonsense. And doesn't answer the question.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-25-11 11:44 AM   #80 
  - As a former Wiccan...  Wait Wut   Jul-26-11 06:53 PM   #124 
  - thank you nt  WolverineDG   Jul-24-11 09:08 AM   #33 
  - Don't be offended if I ask you to name which "cultures" have been destroyed.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-24-11 03:26 AM   #13 
     - The Spanish had what is called 'the requirement'  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 03:47 AM   # 
     - double  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 03:47 AM   #16 
     - double  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 03:47 AM   # 
     - double  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 03:47 AM   #17 
  - The bigger question is this:  FourScore   Jul-24-11 12:40 AM   #5 
  - They're just using the "No True Scotsman" fallacy.  sakabatou   Jul-24-11 12:47 AM   #6 
  - +1000  Blue_Tires   Jul-25-11 11:03 AM   #77 
  - Well, if to be a "true" Xtian one must follow the rules, he pretty much screwed the pooch  MADem   Jul-24-11 12:54 AM   #7 
  - You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder. James 2:19  bluesbassman   Jul-24-11 12:57 AM   #8 
  - was he a true christian? only god can judge  SwampG8r   Jul-24-11 01:16 AM   #9 
  - I think what people are saying when they say that is that he isn't representative of Christianity an  cali   Jul-24-11 03:17 AM   #10 
  - I think that's a good interpretation  Union Scribe   Jul-24-11 06:32 AM   #28 
  - K&R  AlabamaLibrul   Jul-24-11 03:25 AM   #12 
  - So the gist of your post is an attempt to tie him to "true" Christians?  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-24-11 03:35 AM   #15 
  - This guy was no Christian  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 04:33 AM   #23 
  - No, the gist of my post is that there is no such thing as a "true" christian  Search and Destroy   Jul-25-11 02:25 AM   #46 
  - Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius.  Kennah   Jul-24-11 03:49 AM   #18 
  - interesting quote:  Ferret Annica   Jul-24-11 04:31 AM   #22 
  - He certainly wasn't a true Scotsman.  U4ikLefty   Jul-24-11 06:08 AM   #26 
  - !  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:43 PM   #118 
  - You are Christian if you say you are .... there are NO other requirements  divvy   Jul-24-11 06:21 AM   #27 
  - I disagree and I'll tell you why...  noel711   Jul-24-11 07:18 AM   #30 
  - Sorry, but your argument is limited to Orthodoxy  divvy   Jul-25-11 03:48 AM   #52 
  - Go ahead, speak for pentecostals..  noel711   Jul-25-11 05:40 AM   #60 
     - Lets try the acid test which is more to my point.....  divvy   Jul-25-11 10:41 AM   #75 
  - duplicate  divvy   Jul-25-11 03:48 AM   #53 
  - "to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ in word and deed" -- UGH  Arugula Latte   Jul-25-11 07:26 PM   #91 
  - Not quite. And CERTAINLY not in Roman Catholic Christianity.  WinkyDink   Jul-25-11 06:28 AM   #63 
  - If he had self-identified as a Liberal Progressive American Democrat....  hlthe2b   Jul-24-11 08:17 AM   #31 
  - Well said. Thank you. nt  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:44 PM   #119 
  - Christians don't kill people...nt  SidDithers   Jul-24-11 09:04 AM   #32 
  - They have done so throughout history, and still do /nt  Bragi   Jul-25-11 06:33 AM   #65 
  - Hmm, tell that to the victims of the Inquisition & the Crusades & Salem witchhunt  Arugula Latte   Jul-25-11 07:31 PM   #92 
  - Well, at least they aren't trying to make an Atheist out of him.  BiggJawn   Jul-24-11 01:35 PM   #36 
  - The way I see it - he was a Christian. So was MLK  Taverner   Jul-24-11 01:37 PM   #38 
  - He was a CINO. Kinda missed the parts about "Thou shalt not kill" and  kestrel91316   Jul-24-11 01:51 PM   #39 
  - Eh, I would say that tarring with a wide brush is a time-honored tradition of humans..  Fumesucker   Jul-24-11 11:59 PM   #43 
  - But he totally got "I came not to bring peace but the sword."  LeftyMom   Jul-25-11 02:33 AM   #47 
  - Sinning does NOT make you not a christian anymore  Search and Destroy   Jul-25-11 02:47 AM   #50 
  - You can call yourself a turnip.. does not make you a turnip  Peacetrain   Jul-24-11 02:02 PM   #40 
  - comparing apples and oranges a bit, I think  upi402   Jul-25-11 12:00 AM   #44 
  - That would mean that in two thousand years of Christianity there were almost no actual Christians.  LeftyMom   Jul-25-11 02:36 AM   #48 
  - You finally understand and did not need to ingest that famous haggis  Peacetrain   Jul-25-11 05:05 AM   #56 
     - Oh for pity's sake.  LeftyMom   Jul-25-11 08:05 AM   #67 
     - Oh I get get to define what a Christian is  Peacetrain   Jul-25-11 08:39 AM   #69 
     - your perception of what a Christian is  Bluerthanblue   Jul-25-11 10:15 AM   #74 
     - You know the rest of us read you guys' rule book too, right?  LeftyMom   Jul-25-11 11:11 AM   #79 
     - he is right its from jesus own lips  SwampG8r   Jul-25-11 09:47 AM   #73 
     - No, Peace Train is exactly right.  dawg   Jul-26-11 06:46 AM   #109 
     - Christianity is not a religion  Angry Dragon   Jul-26-11 03:08 AM   #105 
     - Christians themselves don't even agree on the "two great laws."  trotsky   Jul-26-11 07:26 AM   #113 
  - Killing 90 people could make you a Christian.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-27-11 04:35 PM   #131 
  - It is easier to distance oneself from the actions of others  Cerridwen   Jul-25-11 12:03 AM   #45 
  - I am kind of sick of hearing this defensive measure  fujiyama   Jul-25-11 02:37 AM   #49 
  - It's based on the unfounded bigotry that religion is "good"  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-11 03:36 AM   #51 
  - Breivik HIMSELF says that he's not very religious  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-25-11 03:56 AM   #54 
  - Interesting. I hadn't read this. Thanks. nt  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:45 PM   #120 
  - His multiple acts of murder are inconsistent with the version of Christianity that I was taught  slackmaster   Jul-25-11 05:05 AM   #57 
  - One can be a Christian while breaking its tenets, just as one can be a Democrat who......  WinkyDink   Jul-25-11 06:31 AM   #64 
  - Yup, I've started using the phrase "No True Democrat" when this nonsense crops up.  KittyWampus   Jul-25-11 09:30 AM   #72 
     - +1 nt  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:46 PM   #121 
  - The problem isn't "insufficient religiousity" it's religion itself /nt  Bragi   Jul-25-11 06:35 AM   #66 
  - I believe the argument is predicated on the perception  LanternWaste   Jul-25-11 08:26 AM   #68 
  - Was Joe Lieberman a "true" Democrat?  WildEyedLiberal   Jul-25-11 10:42 AM   #76 
  - Apparently so. nt  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:46 PM   #122 
  - He's a feminized mama's boy, by his own admission, is what I've heard.  Octafish   Jul-25-11 11:10 AM   #78 
  - "No True Scotsman"  KamaAina   Jul-25-11 11:51 AM   #81 
  - You nailed it.  AlinPA   Jul-25-11 12:05 PM   #87 
  - Hitler wasn't, either  KamaAina   Jul-25-11 11:52 AM   #82 
  - Give it up, already!  timtom   Jul-25-11 11:56 AM   #84 
  - Many folks who say they are 'christians' really are following what paul did  LynneSin   Jul-25-11 12:01 PM   #85 
  - Agreed  Taverner   Jul-25-11 12:02 PM   #86 
  - I'm actually an alien who hails from the Pegasi sysytem. It's true because I said so.  roomfullofmirrors   Jul-25-11 06:52 PM   #89 
  - I get SO tired of hearing that phrase...  krabigirl   Jul-25-11 06:53 PM   #90 
  - I never met a "True Christian".  RagAss   Jul-25-11 07:34 PM   #93 
  - No more that Mohammed Atta was representative of "true Muslims".  11 Bravo   Jul-25-11 07:35 PM   #94 
  - Atta had people with him, directing him and following him - and when he was done he was hero to many  nomb   Jul-25-11 07:44 PM   #96 
  - i haven't heard anyone say he wasn't a "true" christian  pitohui   Jul-25-11 07:37 PM   #95 
  - bill o'reilly said today  Angry Dragon   Jul-26-11 03:21 AM   #106 
  - Are you a Marxist if you believe Karl Marx existed?  JackRiddler   Jul-25-11 08:22 PM   #97 
  - No, because Marxism isn't based around the belief that Marx is the son of God  Search and Destroy   Jul-25-11 09:39 PM   #98 
     - Now I understand your username...  JackRiddler   Jul-25-11 10:19 PM   #99 
     - "Amen"  Demeter   Jul-25-11 10:53 PM   #100 
        - Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem.  txlibdem   Jul-26-11 08:52 AM   #115 
     - But surely you don't think a business owner ...  dawg   Jul-26-11 06:52 AM   #110 
        - I don't think the 9-11 bombers were true Muslims either.  dawg   Jul-26-11 06:54 AM   #111 
        - Does sinning automatically make one not a christian?  Search and Destroy   Jul-26-11 03:45 PM   #116 
  - well, even Sam Harris didn't think so  Duppers   Jul-26-11 01:27 AM   #101 
  - Interesting! nt  greyl   Jul-26-11 02:24 AM   #103 
  - This is an enjoyable thread ..............  Angry Dragon   Jul-26-11 03:26 AM   #107 
  - I always disliked those "...wasn't a true XXX because true XXX don't do that sort of stuff" lines.  octothorpe   Jul-26-11 04:45 AM   #108 
  - As I already posted, Breivik himself says that he's not especially religious  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-26-11 07:10 AM   #112 
  - Strange that someone "not especially religious"...  trotsky   Jul-26-11 07:30 AM   #114 
     - He claims in his own manifesto that he is not religious, and considers  Critters2   Jul-26-11 06:51 PM   #123 
        - Well I guess the thing we need to take away here...  trotsky   Jul-26-11 07:16 PM   #125 
           - Where did I use the word "non-believer"? I said he doesn't claim to be religious.  Critters2   Jul-27-11 02:09 PM   #128 
              - Don't worry, you're as clear as can be.  trotsky   Jul-27-11 02:43 PM   #130 
  - It isn't a true christian  TheBigotBasher   Jul-26-11 07:21 PM   #126 

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