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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-20-11 10:56 AM
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7. I think it's important. If you think wonderful shit will happen to you
and you'll finally meet Jesus and he'll personally escort you and your family to heaven in his golden chariot or whatever, will you care if the world blows up?
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  -When does someone in the media begin asking the GOP candidates if they believe in the rapture? NNN0LHI  Aug-20-11 10:39 AM   #0 
  - Most of them will have no problem saying yes...  Ozymanithrax   Aug-20-11 10:47 AM   #1 
  - Pretty sure it's implied, it's the default position in the GOP these days.  tridim   Aug-20-11 10:51 AM   #2 
  - "implied" is not good enough. We need STATEMENTS!. . . N/T  annabanana   Aug-23-11 04:59 AM   #81 
  - Or Armageddon  Mr Deltoid   Aug-20-11 10:52 AM   #3 
  - Why bother to ask, it's a given among GOPers  peace frog   Aug-20-11 10:54 AM   #4 
  - This truth NEEDS to be spoken.. often. . . n/t  annabanana   Aug-23-11 04:59 AM   #82 
  - Never, because exposing ridiculous religious beliefs to ridicule is taboo  MNBrewer   Aug-20-11 10:55 AM   #5 
  - Obama is a Christian.  Zax2me   Aug-20-11 10:59 AM   #11 
     - His religious belief is ridiculous.  MNBrewer   Aug-20-11 11:00 AM   #12 
     - Ain't gonna end  salinen   Aug-20-11 12:03 PM   #19 
     - Well said, indeed.  hifiguy   Aug-22-11 03:17 PM   #53 
     - I suspect his Christianity is only for political expediency.  sadbear   Aug-20-11 11:08 AM   #15 
     - I suspect that too. He does not strike me as religious at all.  TwilightGardener   Aug-20-11 11:31 AM   #18 
     - A lot of people are "Christians" in the same sense that my wife is "Jewish"  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 03:16 AM   #31 
     - Sky Man Caricature.  ZAROVE   Aug-23-11 04:21 AM   #80 
        - Spamming the board.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 03:26 PM   #85 
     - Obama CLAIMS to be a Christian.  A HERETIC I AM   Aug-22-11 09:34 PM   #72 
     - Obama was a member of the UCC  Brother Buzz   Aug-24-11 01:35 AM   #87 
  - I do find it ironic  Mz Pip   Aug-20-11 10:55 AM   #6 
  - I think that Santorum prays very hard every night...  Buns_of_Fire   Aug-24-11 06:15 PM   #93 
  - I think it's important. If you think wonderful shit will happen to you  TwilightGardener   Aug-20-11 10:56 AM   #7 
  - Freedom of religion covers your beliefs. But not just yours.  Zax2me   Aug-20-11 10:56 AM   #8 
  - Fail  jberryhill   Aug-20-11 12:11 PM   #20 
  - When is anyone in the media going to ask any of the candidates  randr   Aug-20-11 10:57 AM   #9 
  - "Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy,  EFerrari   Aug-20-11 10:58 AM   #10 
  - yeah i believe in all of that stuff... AND I ALSO BELIEVE IN GOD  trueblue2007   Aug-22-11 03:11 AM   #30 
     - It's a quote from "Ghostbusters" n/t  EFerrari   Aug-22-11 02:25 PM   #46 
  - Obama is a Christain - was he asked this question?  Zax2me   Aug-20-11 11:01 AM   #13 
  - Not all Christians see the rapture in the literal way that fundies do.  JoePhilly   Aug-20-11 11:21 AM   #16 
     - The Rapture is Not The Second Coming.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 12:37 AM   #25 
        - +1 ... You explained it much better than I could have.  eShirl   Aug-22-11 02:37 AM   #28 
        - And, unicorn balls are not the same thing as leprechaun nuts.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 03:18 AM   #32 
        - well they're not  eShirl   Aug-22-11 03:20 AM   #33 
        - Not The Unicorns Again...  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 12:53 PM   #35 
        - The moment every other word is a typo you lose credibility  snooper2   Aug-22-11 01:03 PM   #38 
        - Dyslexia.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 02:24 PM   #43 
           - "Jesus is made up of matter"? Okay, where is he?  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 03:13 PM   #51 
              - Material Objections.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 03:26 PM   #55 
                 - And I don't have to show you the giant invisible ape that lives on my roof, either  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 06:40 PM   #61 
        - Actually, the moment you use "loose" insted of "lose"  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 03:12 PM   #50 
           - Or Err To Be!  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 03:39 PM   #56 
           - I am focusing on what you've actually said.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 06:42 PM   #62 
              - The nvisible Ape Comment Is Worthless.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 09:22 PM   #70 
                 - Dude, you're just spinning your wheels. Quit while you're behind.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 12:43 AM   #73 
                    - Christ Myth Is Invalid, THis Just Off The Net.  ZAROVE   Aug-23-11 03:46 AM   #78 
                       - "Even Wikipedia says the Christ Myth Theory is an extremely Minority oen thats not taken seriosuly"  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 03:23 PM   #83 
                          - There Is No Debate Except Online.  ZAROVE   Aug-24-11 01:02 AM   #86 
                             - "a belief that Jesus never existed is itself Irrational and easily discredited." Okay, discredit it.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-24-11 03:25 AM   #88 
                                - You Should learn real History Warren.  ZAROVE   Aug-24-11 03:22 PM   #89 
                                   - Translation: Aside from the historically dubious Josephus stuff, you've got nothin'.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-24-11 05:56 PM   #91 
                                      - This Is WHy CHrist Mythers Coem Off As Uninformed.  ZAROVE   Aug-24-11 08:19 PM   #94 
                                         - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-25-11 12:05 AM   #96 
           - Or Err in Irony And point.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 03:43 PM   #57 
              - Aye, the opposite is also true.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 06:43 PM   #63 
                 - Rwligion.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 07:33 PM   #66 
                    - Ah, OK you mean Philosophy.  eShirl   Aug-22-11 07:43 PM   #68 
                    - No, I Mean Religion.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 09:28 PM   #71 
                       - We're so fortunate to have you here to educate us.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 12:45 AM   #75 
                    - "Atheists are also Religious People."  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 12:43 AM   #74 
                       - Please Try To Read It This TIme.  ZAROVE   Aug-23-11 03:09 AM   #76 
                          - Yeah, I have. And you're spouting the same tired bullshit other people have tried to float.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 03:26 AM   #77 
                             - You Did Not Listen.  ZAROVE   Aug-23-11 04:18 AM   #79 
                                - Unicorn Balls are not the same thing as Leprechaun Nuts.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-23-11 03:25 PM   #84 
        - I assume the nuts are smaller then the balls.........  Marrah_G   Aug-22-11 12:58 PM   #37 
        - you'd be surprised  eShirl   Aug-22-11 01:17 PM   #40 
        - The text does not have to be true for there to be facts about the  Bluenorthwest   Aug-22-11 05:09 PM   #60 
           - And, factually, unicorn balls are not the same thing as leprechaun nuts.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 06:44 PM   #64 
        - Yeah!  Bluenorthwest   Aug-22-11 05:03 PM   #58 
  - Question should include ramifications of that belief  Nancy Waterman   Aug-20-11 11:05 AM   #14 
  - I'd like to see these YES / NO questions in the debates.  JoePhilly   Aug-20-11 11:29 AM   #17 
  - A Few Answers.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 01:10 AM   #26 
  - My Answers.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 01:12 AM   #27 
  - Religion And Perspective.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 03:05 AM   #29 
  - You are the first academic that failed in grammer 101  snooper2   Aug-22-11 01:20 PM   #41 
     - And capitalizarion and punctuation. n/t  RebelOne   Aug-22-11 01:49 PM   #42 
     - Grammar Is Not Spelling.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 02:25 PM   #45 
        - mkay, I'll start with the first two words of your diatribe  snooper2   Aug-22-11 02:33 PM   #47 
           - I Myself.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 02:43 PM   #48 
              - go study what a reflexive pronoun is and come back to me...  snooper2   Aug-22-11 02:52 PM   #49 
                 - Learn Grammar Before You Lecture on It. Intnsive Not Reflexive.  ZAROVE   Aug-22-11 03:14 PM   #52 
                    - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-22-11 03:23 PM   #54 
  - Religion should be out of public schools-mostly  kwolf68   Aug-24-11 03:48 PM   #90 
  - Is the Earth 4.2 billion years old?  snooper2   Aug-22-11 01:09 PM   #39 
  - You think that question will scare them eh?  BootinUp   Aug-20-11 12:34 PM   #21 
  - And Dominionists believe the Rapture depends on their taking political power  starroute   Aug-20-11 12:54 PM   #22 
  - Dominionists aren't rapture people.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-20-11 03:13 PM   #23 
  - I'd like to see the Media ask them to explain "7 Mountains".  BiggJawn   Aug-20-11 03:21 PM   #24 
  - All the freaks do:  blkmusclmachine   Aug-22-11 03:26 AM   #34 
  - You would be surprised how many people believe in it.  Marrah_G   Aug-22-11 12:58 PM   #36 
  - Dam good question Don!  Rex   Aug-22-11 02:25 PM   #44 
  - Bachmann would just dodge the question  aint_no_life_nowhere   Aug-22-11 05:09 PM   #59 
  - It's amazing the temper tantrums some people throw any time this subject is even brought up.  Warren DeMontague   Aug-22-11 06:46 PM   #65 
  - or perhaps one question about foreign policy???? liberal media...bwahahahahaaa  spanone   Aug-22-11 07:34 PM   #67 
  - When Sister Sarah throws her hat in the ring, she'll tell ya, "You bet'cha."  Major Hogwash   Aug-22-11 07:49 PM   #69 
  - I think they would just say yes. It's the primaries  TNLib   Aug-24-11 06:11 PM   #92 
  - In Amerikkka everyone assumes you do unless you have a tee-shirt saying otherwise  L. Coyote   Aug-24-11 08:33 PM   #95 
 

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