Is Westboro Baptist Church a cult?

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    Extremist group or not?
     
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    The Westboro Baptist Church is a joke.
     
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    arent all religious groups?
     
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    I look at them more as just a bunch of A-Holes
     
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    WBC and Fred Phelps seem like a cult of insanity. If I were a Christian, I would denounce them.
     
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    I'd like to think they are an extreme bit of a cult inside a religion.

    Not being much of a christian or some one that read the bible that much, but in 4 years of catholic school, not once did anyone mention god or christ hating anyone.

    All christians beleive god is love and therefore he can not hate, anything.

    Honestly they are a bunch of first class assholes in need of a serious beat down.

    I feel for them, sorta, one day, some of them are gonig to break out their god hates... posters a the wrong funeral.
     
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    Every human being should denounce them.
     
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    Why doesn't Al Qaeda fly a plane into their church? do something worth while for a change.
     
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    Denounce them? Why give them that much legitimacy? Id prefer just ignoring them. If anyone claims they are representative of any group aside from themselves, those people are liars.
     
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    Why not denounce them? If you're a Christian and they don't speak for you that would be a reason to denounce them. Aren't some people on moderate Muslims cases for not denouncing the extremists in their ranks?

    Same thing if gay activists don't denounce NAMBLA. I can't stand that group. I've been vocally against them when they wanted to march in our gay pride parade.

    What about all the media attention WBC get?
     
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