Pat Robertson......Divorce is okay!

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    I've heard that tape played over and over. Pat Robertson knows no shame. What a fucking dick.
     
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    I prefer to wonder about the intellect of anyone who can't differentiate between an individual and a group. But that's just me.
     
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    I imagine is must be very difficult to deal with someone you love who has advanced Alzheimers, particularly if your partner no longer even knows who you are.

    Now imagine that you're still healthy, still mentally alert and still ready for life, but your former loved one is no longer even there mentally.

    Think about spending the last couple decades of your life married to somebody who is drooling, in a constant state of confusion and anxiety, and completely unmanagable. The person still looks like somebody you once loved, but that person really no longer exists.

    Is divorce under those circumstances really such a bad thing?

    People divorce for far less significant reasons than that, don't they?
     
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    Marriage obviously means far less to many than it seems it does to a few of us. I don't know if I could handle being rejected or if I am capable of rejecting accordingly to some of the most difficult situations but I would hope to know that the marriage would be sustainable throughout whatever comes about. It's like genetic infusion, inseparable by mere man.
     
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    I wonder if the Christian right will have a word with him. He cant be helping their cause. They may agree with the nutty crap he spews but he actually says it out loud.

    Between the baggers clapping at the thought of a guy dying if he has no insurance and this.....

    Damn.
     
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    So that whole "till death do us part" is crap? Its "till death do us part as long as you are healthy"?

    What disease is ok for divorce in your little world? Alzheimer's? An amputation? A bad cold? What?
     
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    Perhaps we should have a "Define Christian" thread, just so certain expectations and such could be made clear and concise.
     
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    I don't live in a little world. Dona.

    I live in the same world you live in.

    A world where people get divorced for all sorts of reasons, many of them far less disruptive than something like advanced Alzhiemers.

    Now imagine that you are now married to somebody who is no longer there as a person, and whose body is now warehoused in long term treatment facility.

    That person to whom you were married is gone and has been gone for a long long time.

    You are say, in your early 60s, and after years of being alone (because your spouse hasn't even recognized you in years), you find somebody with whom you want to share your remaining years with.

    Are you EVIL if you choose to share your life with that person?

    I don't think you are.

    Obviously you disagree.

    That's fine with me.
     
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    zero fucks given ...
     

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