Attention: Anti-OWS Christians

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Swagger, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Swagger
    Offline

    Swagger Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    12,584
    Thanks Received:
    2,061
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    European Far Right
    Ratings:
    +6,093
    This picture was taken at a copycat protest in London. What does it say to you? Does it strike a chord, or is it just a manipulation of your faith?

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2011
  2. Moonglow
    Offline

    Moonglow Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Messages:
    93,949
    Thanks Received:
    9,158
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    sw mizzouri
    Ratings:
    +37,397
    Is it Queen's english?
     
  3. Liability
    Offline

    Liability Locked Account. Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2009
    Messages:
    35,447
    Thanks Received:
    5,049
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Mansion in Ravi's Head
    Ratings:
    +5,065
    I may be insufficiently religious, but --

    throwing moneychangers out of a TEMPLE is not the same thing as throwing out the capitalists from a capitalist-founded and based Republic.
     
  4. Ringel05
    Offline

    Ringel05 Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2009
    Messages:
    43,228
    Thanks Received:
    8,596
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    The 505
    Ratings:
    +20,692
    Apparently Wall Street is his temple......... :eusa_whistle:
     
  5. whitehall
    Offline

    whitehall Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    30,708
    Thanks Received:
    5,010
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    Western Va.
    Ratings:
    +14,348
    IThey don't dare ridicule the muslem faith. If they ridiculed big Mo (mohammed) the same way there would be a contract out on them..
     
  6. The Gadfly
    Offline

    The Gadfly Senior Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2011
    Messages:
    2,190
    Thanks Received:
    610
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +611
    Nothing but a cynical attempt to use religious symbology for political purposes. Cheap street theater, so typical of Marxists who imagine themselves to be clever. By the way, it was "moneychangers" not "money lenders"; there's a difference, and it only serves to illustrate further the protestor's complete hypocrisy and ignorance.
     
  7. Quantum Windbag
    Offline

    Quantum Windbag Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    58,308
    Thanks Received:
    5,017
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Ratings:
    +5,226
    It does strike a chord, a chord that the guy, just like you, is an idiot. Wall Street is not in a church.
     
  8. hortysir
    Offline

    hortysir In Memorial of 47

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2010
    Messages:
    20,480
    Thanks Received:
    4,047
    Trophy Points:
    270
    Location:
    Port Charlotte, FL
    Ratings:
    +6,341
    Manipulate my faith?
    Not in the slightest.

    Mockery?
    Yep.

    Seriously doubt if the street thespian is even a Christian himself.
     
  9. Dragon
    Offline

    Dragon Senior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Messages:
    5,481
    Thanks Received:
    578
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +579
    I seem to recall that President Coolidge thought differently, at least about commercial enterprises in general if not Wall Street in specific: "The man who builds a factory builds a temple, and the man who works there worships there."

    I also seem to remember that President (Franklin) Roosevelt used a similar metaphor, speaking of government as analogous to the temple, when he referred to the money-changers being driven out of "the temple of our civilization."

    Considering how little use Jesus had for the arrogant rich, the idea that he would be a supporter or participant in Occupy Wall Street is by no means a stretch.
     
  10. Intense
    Offline

    Intense Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    44,909
    Thanks Received:
    5,850
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +5,866
    Who's Temple? The Interest God? The Prime Mortgage God? The Derivative God?
     

Share This Page