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Wed Jun 3, 2015, 05:47 PM

How much influence has Satan had in your life??

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Reply How much influence has Satan had in your life?? (Original post)
Angry Dragon Jun 2015 OP
TheCowsCameHome Jun 2015 #1
Angry Dragon Jun 2015 #2
lapfog_1 Jun 2015 #3
delrem Jun 2015 #4
HassleCat Jun 2015 #5
Duppers Jun 2015 #11
underpants Jun 2015 #6
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underpants Jun 2015 #7
Kelvin Mace Jun 2015 #8
Shadowflash Jun 2015 #28
LuvNewcastle Jun 2015 #9
Angry Dragon Jun 2015 #24
hunter Jun 2015 #10
Fumesucker Jun 2015 #12
muriel_volestrangler Jun 2015 #13
Act_of_Reparation Jun 2015 #14
LuvNewcastle Jun 2015 #15
Act_of_Reparation Jun 2015 #17
gcomeau Jun 2015 #16
AtheistCrusader Jun 2015 #18
Yorktown Jun 2015 #20
Erich Bloodaxe BSN Jun 2015 #31
AtheistCrusader Jun 2015 #34
Yorktown Jun 2015 #19
cbayer Jun 2015 #21
Angry Dragon Jun 2015 #25
hrmjustin Jun 2015 #22
cleanhippie Jun 2015 #23
hrmjustin Jun 2015 #32
cleanhippie Jun 2015 #35
hrmjustin Jun 2015 #36
cleanhippie Jun 2015 #37
gopiscrap Jun 2015 #26
MellowDem Jun 2015 #27
Shadowflash Jun 2015 #29
Politicalboi Jun 2015 #30
nil desperandum Jun 2015 #33

Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 05:50 PM

1. He led us into an unnecessary war, for one thing,

and dragged a puppet around by the nose for eight long years.

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 05:52 PM

2. GOOD ONE!!

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 05:54 PM

3. well, I laughed at this

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 05:59 PM

4. Total!

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 06:02 PM

5. Quite a bit

 

I used to work for a program where the staff thought our students' problems related to Satan and demonic possession and the like. So instead of getting psychological help for students with emotional, alcohol or drug problems, they would sit down with a troubled student and encourage him or her to seek help from Jesus. Strangely enough, it never worked, so I had to assume the devil was extremely powerful, if Jesus could never chase him away.

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Response to HassleCat (Reply #5)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 07:23 PM

11. Very well put!

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 06:19 PM

6. He brings me gifts every year when I am on the "good list"

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 06:21 PM

7. |

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 06:23 PM

8. About the same amount of influence

 

as Loki, Cthulhu, The Witchking of Angmar, and Beetlejuice.

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Response to Kelvin Mace (Reply #8)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 12:10 PM

28. Yup.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 06:28 PM

9. God and Satan, as dualistic concepts,

have had a huge effect on us all. Our political reality is shaped by those concepts. In a lot of ways, we're still living in the Middle Ages. We have the wealthy aristocracy, who are favored by God and charged with ruling the world, and we have the serfs, who do the heavy lifting and pay the consequences for all the bad decisions of the wealthy.

It's easy to see where Calvinism came from and how modern capitalism has become the mirror image of Calvinism in secular life. Our movies and much of our mainstream art often depict benevolent rulers (the elect) who are protected from the forces of evil by flawed servants who, in the end, prove their loyalty and presumably earn their place among the elect.

We are surrounded by dualistic concepts every day, and in a variety of places. God and Satan are the root of much of Western art and everyday life, and I think that's especially true in the U.S., which is the predominant military power in the world. You're with us or against us. Join us and see heaven; go against us and burn in hell. For a country that's supposed to be secular, we have allowed religious ideas to permeate our views on life. Religion has always been a successful way to control the masses, and these times aren't much different than times past.

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Response to LuvNewcastle (Reply #9)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 11:53 AM

24. I agree

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 07:21 PM

10. My great grandma liked this one:



My great grandma's were all wild west. They had no use for the devil.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 07:37 PM

12. Heh...

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 07:41 PM

13. All good:

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 07:47 PM

14. I like his music.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #14)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 08:44 PM

15. I love that one.

About 25 years ago, I was living in a small town and the one music store they had didn't carry anything I cared for. I ordered that single from them on a cassette tape and I still have it somewhere. I always wondered why Ministry wasn't more popular than they were. Lots of talent in that band.

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Response to LuvNewcastle (Reply #15)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 11:11 PM

17. There's a couple of reasons, I think.

Ministry's music, like that of most early industrial acts, is fairly repetitive and mostly devoid of hooks. That, in conjunction with their lyrical subject matter, didn't lend them to widespread radio airplay.

I'm sure Al Jourgenson's legendary heroin addiction didn't help, either.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2015, 09:51 PM

16. Less than Darth Vader, more than Voldemort... -eom

 

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 01:21 AM

18. Best night of sleep ever.

Wait, are we talking satan or satin here?

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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #18)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 01:36 AM

20. Wait, are we talking satan or satin here? Very similar according to David Lynch ;)

 

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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #18)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 12:35 PM

31. Not for me. I just end up sliding off onto the floor.

I prefer flannel. Doesn't let me go anywhere I didn't intend to while sleeping.

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Response to Erich Bloodaxe BSN (Reply #31)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 05:15 PM

34. I'm a highly mobile sleeper.

To each his or her own.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 01:33 AM

19. Honestly, I never was scared from a 'Hell' in my life.

 

That's why
How much influence has Satan had in your life??

never carried much water either.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 09:19 AM

21. None, how about you?

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Response to cbayer (Reply #21)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 11:55 AM

25. As long as some believe in Satan then there is some influence

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 09:26 AM

22. None that i know of.

 

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #22)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 11:44 AM

23. Or none that you are willing to accept.

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Response to cleanhippie (Reply #23)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 01:12 PM

32. Do you think Satan has influence in my life?

 

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #32)

Fri Jun 5, 2015, 10:29 AM

35. Don't you?

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Response to cleanhippie (Reply #35)

Fri Jun 5, 2015, 10:31 AM

36. I answered that question already.

 

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #36)

Fri Jun 5, 2015, 10:36 AM

37. Ok then

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 11:57 AM

26. Just when I listen to Fox News

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 12:09 PM

27. His kill count is way lower than God...

In the Bible. Not sure if that's a measure of influence or not.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 12:13 PM

29. Satan has no influence in my life...

...as he is busy being not real and all. However, people who believe he is real are having a LARGE effect on the rest of us. Unfortunately.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 12:25 PM

30. I'm a lesbian, need I say more

 

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Response to Angry Dragon (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2015, 02:02 PM

33. Well

I've always felt a little sympathy for him...

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