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Response to Goblinmonger (Reply #59)

Fri May 11, 2012, 02:30 PM

61. I apologize for the misuse of terms

I was thinking hypothesis. Gravity is actually a scientific law, not a theory.

IMO since 1st law of thermo is a law and big bang is a theory, I believe it is trumped, but I digress. That will be a debate for a different post.

Religion should not impose it's code of laws and standards on society - that is where we agree. It is a personal decision and you are held accountable for your own actions by God, not by laws of the land. I am still held accountable to laws of the land by God since it is explicitly mentioned in the bible.

The problem is the term marriage has been adopted from religion into our mixed society over a long period of time. To the point now where we have JOP ceremonies, common law marriages and non-religious marriage ceremonies. None of these have anything to do with a biblical marriage but they are widely accepted as to allow a legal contract between two individuals (and inherent rights). So what is the difference between any of those and gay marriage? As long as you are not in my church, nothing.

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