God, Girly Guys and Guns

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by David2004, Nov 22, 2004.

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    The religious right in the United States have taken control of our federal government. A person?s spiritual religious beliefs and governments with large military armies do not go together well. The self-righteous person of faith has very little tolerance for people of different faith and customs. Issues dealing with morals and religion are very personal and the government?s policies are for the public at large. What is right for one person may not be right for another person and it is the government responsibility to protect the rights of the individual without impeding on the rights of others. A lack of balance and common sense has taken us the down the wrong path in so many ways.

    How does the religious right justifying being Pro Life, Pro Gun, and Pro War and so anti gay when two people of the same sex wanting to commit their love to one and another. An investigation into the eleven states that had referendums dealing with gay matrimonies will find that the religious right was the motivating force behind getting them on the ballet. The religious Wizards of TV preaching to their followers to vote the way of God and Jesus demonizing anyone who is outside the line. The religious fundamental extremists controlling the United States government today are almost as bad as the ones we are fighting. The religious extremists are in control of the governments on both sides of America?s War on Terrorists.

    By defending bad policies our actions are getting us deeper into a hole. Today we are confronted with a no win situation in Iraq while we are flaming the fire to going to War with Iran and Syria. The Middle East occupied by foreign empires for thousands of years. Today with the vast amount of oil reserves in the Middle East the fighting to who is going to control the region has intensified. The United States has gone to war not understanding who is the enemy and has escalated the tension around the world.
     
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    Garbage--the left is still quite active and the right is not in control .

    How well do you tolerate religious people? I bet you like em if they keep their mouths shut.
     
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    First, all criminal legislation has some morality in it, from jaywalking to murder. Second, if the Religious Right was in charge of the government, gay marriage would be illegal in 50 states (and the Constitution would already be amended), pornography would be severely curtailed, divorce laws would be significantly tighter, and abortion would now be illegal. But WAIT, none of that has happened. So your whole premise is flawed.

    The RR is pro-life because of the belief that God created life, and that it's not our choice to end a life through abortion.
    They are pro-gun because that's in the Constitution - or did you miss that part?
    And nobody is pro-war... gimme a break.
    And the RR - along with mainstream America - is against gay "marriage" because most Americans do not think homosexuality should be institutionalized as normal in America.

    Wow... how tolerant of you. I can sure feel the love you have for Christians... maybe you could teach us a thing or two. :rolleyes:

    And, FYI, Hawaii and Oregon - two states far outside the Bible Belt - have passed gay "marriage" bans.
     
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    Ahh.. So there *is* something between "likely a troll" and "sucks off goats"..
     
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    Common sense.

    We are Pro life because life is sacred. We should not be encouraging people to kill innocent children simply because its an inconvenience. That child has a right to live. How do you justify being pro-death?

    We are Pro gun because there are evil people who seek power and want to overthrow us. They want to kill us, enslave our children, rape our wives and sisters. Its a basic human right to defend ourselves. If we cannot defend ourselves, then we lose all other rights.

    No one is Pro war. Im as anti war as they come. Id rather see people discuss and debate then slaughtering one another. But as Ive said before there are evil people out there who seek power and wish to overthrow society. They raise their heads every generation. Our grandparents fought Hitler and his tyrannical regime. Our parents fought the cold war, a fight we won because of one great man despite the casualities cause by the inaction of those who claimed to be for peace. You see peace can only come through the victory of freedom. If we fail to defend freedom, we will lose peace. We wouldnt fight them if they would leave us alone.

    We are anti gay because we are Pro family. We are for love, not lust. Love in its purest form can fill the world with life. Homosexuality can never do that. It brings nothing but corruption and death. Love is selfless. homosexuality is pure selfishness.

    Why is it the left has such a hard time understanding life and death?
     
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    And after "sucks off goats," maybe we can have the Wade Memorial Bad Reputation Award! :D
     
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    I think someone else recommended something like that, but Jim never spoke up.. Methinks we need a poll...
     

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