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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-31-10 12:49 PM
Response to Reply #8
10. That burning smell?
It's your snarkometer. ;)

:hi:

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  -Why would anyone want a "Christian Government"?? shraby  Dec-31-10 12:39 PM   #0 
  - "Those are the kinds of governments where people get hung for being witches"..  Fumesucker   Dec-31-10 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Problem..anyone can be deemed a witch, particularly if  shraby   Dec-31-10 12:42 PM   #3 
  - Everything is a matter of perspective..  Fumesucker   Dec-31-10 12:51 PM   #15 
  - you have no problem with witches, or anyone named as witch, being hung? why is that?  niyad   Dec-31-10 12:46 PM   #8 
  - That burning smell?  Fumesucker   Dec-31-10 12:49 PM   #10 
     - the problem is, there really are groups of christian fundies today who advocate the burning of  niyad   Dec-31-10 12:59 PM   #22 
        - They also advocate stoning people to death. They are Dominionists,  kestrel91316   Dec-31-10 01:27 PM   #27 
        - And they want to bring back slavery as punishment for debtors.  Odin2005   Dec-31-10 01:44 PM   #29 
           - You got it. Palin is one of THOSE. She just doesn't want people to know.  kestrel91316   Dec-31-10 03:59 PM   #43 
        - Which is where and why Poe's Law comes in..  Fumesucker   Dec-31-10 01:27 PM   #28 
  - As an ordained high priestess and a Wiccan -  LibertyLover   Dec-31-10 08:03 PM   #49 
  - I don't want a theocracy either, but secular governments can be just as  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-31-10 12:42 PM   #2 
  - Like I said, if I had my druthers...a secular government is my  shraby   Dec-31-10 12:43 PM   #6 
     - But I would hope you would be more specific than just secular if you ever  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-31-10 12:53 PM   #17 
     - We sent Americans to die to form a secular democracy in Iraq (and FAILED)  K8-EEE   Dec-31-10 04:13 PM   #44 
  - non-believers and fornicators must die  meow mix   Dec-31-10 12:43 PM   #4 
  - Tell them you're not a "non-believer and fornicator" but rather a "fornicator and non-believer"...  KansDem   Dec-31-10 12:48 PM   #9 
  - why would anyone want an Islamic gov't or a buddhist gov't?  cali   Dec-31-10 12:43 PM   #5 
  - Or a Catholic government ..shades of the inquisition..  shraby   Dec-31-10 12:46 PM   #7 
     - Bloody Mary was catholic. nt  PassingFair   Dec-31-10 02:31 PM   #35 
     - In case you don't know, this is the 21st Century  badtoworse   Dec-31-10 03:17 PM   #39 
  - the christian taliban, that's who.  niyad   Dec-31-10 12:49 PM   #11 
  - I tend to agree...  KansDem   Dec-31-10 12:50 PM   #12 
  - Because some people think the Middle Ages are cool.  Cleita   Dec-31-10 12:51 PM   #13 
  - I want the government out of my religion and religion out of my government!  randr   Dec-31-10 12:51 PM   #14 
  - You're describing fundy porn.  Iggo   Dec-31-10 12:52 PM   #16 
  - Because it absolves people from personal responsibility.  Bonhomme Richard   Dec-31-10 12:54 PM   #18 
  - Because that is what the church tells them to want.  dkofos   Dec-31-10 12:55 PM   #19 
  - There is a difference between doctrine and it's application  Kennah   Dec-31-10 12:55 PM   #20 
  - Given the horrors inflicted upon the world by securlar governments, I would guess  Karmadillo   Dec-31-10 12:55 PM   #21 
  - a secular "government" does`t bother itself with religion...  madrchsod   Dec-31-10 01:03 PM   #23 
  - I do agree with you if forced to choose...  silver10   Dec-31-10 01:06 PM   #24 
  - that's your view of a Christian Government  hfojvt   Dec-31-10 01:07 PM   #25 
  - Yes, but you don't understand.  Igel   Dec-31-10 05:19 PM   #46 
  - A. They think they are going to do better than what we see in History. They are wrong, because  patrice   Dec-31-10 01:16 PM   #26 
  - "The Family" and the Dominionists want just that  Taverner   Dec-31-10 01:47 PM   #30 
  - This is a frightening thought.  Duwamish   Dec-31-10 02:11 PM   #33 
     - That Texas example is one person's ignorant prejudice...  badtoworse   Dec-31-10 02:27 PM   #34 
  - Exaggerate much?  badtoworse   Dec-31-10 01:56 PM   #31 
  - The Salem Witch Trials are frequently cited by DUers  Nye Bevan   Dec-31-10 02:38 PM   #37 
     - It was WORSE.  PassingFair   Dec-31-10 06:48 PM   #47 
  - Not to mention that a theocracy in the USA would lead directly to  jwirr   Dec-31-10 02:03 PM   #32 
  - When they say Christian (in that context), I hear Roman.  Electric Monk   Dec-31-10 02:35 PM   #36 
  - Yup  JerseygirlCT   Dec-31-10 09:28 PM   #51 
  - I think people who want a Christian theocracy  felix_numinous   Dec-31-10 03:10 PM   #38 
  - When I Got Remarried...  WiffenPoof   Dec-31-10 03:27 PM   #40 
  - I think you handled it well.  badtoworse   Dec-31-10 03:31 PM   #41 
  - People want to hide from scientific truths like evolution and the age of the Earth  Warren DeMontague   Dec-31-10 03:57 PM   #42 
  - This Atheist would have to move for fear of being executed.  sarcasmo   Dec-31-10 04:59 PM   #45 
  - When you believe in bizarre things that don't stand to any scrutiny, you NEED everyone to agree  PurityOfEssence   Dec-31-10 07:24 PM   #48 
  - Well  JerseygirlCT   Dec-31-10 09:27 PM   #50 
  - I remember thinking the world would be so much better once everyone was Catholic  DireStrike   Dec-31-10 09:28 PM   #52 
 

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