Polygamy

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Luddly Neddite, Jun 24, 2012.

?

Polygamy, mulitple choice, public poll

  1. Never

    7.7%
  2. Okay, if between consenting adults

    84.6%
  3. Multiple wives, one husband

    7.7%
  4. Multiple husbands, one wife

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Luddly Neddite
    Offline

    Luddly Neddite Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2011
    Messages:
    59,015
    Thanks Received:
    9,130
    Trophy Points:
    2,040
    Ratings:
    +24,812
    This is not about Mitt Romney.

    We've accidentally found a show on TV called "Sister Wives" and ...

    How do you feel about polygamy?

    Include consideration of multiple husband/one wife, as well as multiple wives/one husband, consenting adults.

    Why do you feel that way?
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2012
  2. Intense
    Offline

    Intense Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    44,909
    Thanks Received:
    5,850
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +5,866
    Once you go Mormon You Won't want to go back? I don't know, You tell me. :D

    One works for me. :)
     
  3. Mad Scientist
    Offline

    Mad Scientist Feels Good! Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    24,191
    Thanks Received:
    5,261
    Trophy Points:
    270
    Ratings:
    +8,146
    Poygami. What's that? Hawaiian Origami?

    Polygamy has been outlawed by the Mormon Church since 1890.

    Another Luddite Fail Thread.
     
  4. JakeStarkey
    Offline

    JakeStarkey BANNED Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2009
    Messages:
    152,416
    Thanks Received:
    13,720
    Trophy Points:
    2,165
    Ratings:
    +41,963
    Considering that Utah is hard core Republican as a state (a very vociferous center and left exist in much smaller numbers), the only pertinent issues are whether children are being abused and if certain wives are not allowed to take their children if they wish to leave the enclaves.

    Myself? I would not want more than one wife. I much rather be the lesser fraction to one than the lesser fractions to two, several, or many.
     
  5. BDBoop
    Offline

    BDBoop BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2011
    Messages:
    35,385
    Thanks Received:
    5,000
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Don't harsh my zen, Jen!
    Ratings:
    +5,012
    I think it's up to the adults - key word, 'adults' and further I would say any woman would have the right to just say no without fear of retribution.
     
  6. BDBoop
    Offline

    BDBoop BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2011
    Messages:
    35,385
    Thanks Received:
    5,000
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Don't harsh my zen, Jen!
    Ratings:
    +5,012
    Not actually the point, we're talking about polygamy, and there is a show called Sister Wives, and 'the law' chose not to press charges.
     
  7. WinterBorn
    Online

    WinterBorn Gold Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Messages:
    17,898
    Thanks Received:
    2,833
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Atlanta
    Ratings:
    +8,232
    I do not see why polygamy is illegal.
     
  8. BDBoop
    Offline

    BDBoop BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2011
    Messages:
    35,385
    Thanks Received:
    5,000
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Don't harsh my zen, Jen!
    Ratings:
    +5,012
    Calhoun Times - Justice Department sues Arizona Utah polygamous towns

    I saw these headlines just a few days ago.

     
  9. percysunshine
    Offline

    percysunshine Gold Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2011
    Messages:
    18,997
    Thanks Received:
    2,488
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Sty
    Ratings:
    +8,697
    Poygamy is a kind of gamy Hawian pasty fruity substance like stuff. Like a durian, except you have to eat two or more of them.
     
  10. Intense
    Offline

    Intense Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    44,909
    Thanks Received:
    5,850
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +5,866
    Well, in all fairness, Bill Paxton might disagree. :)

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcX2hQ8fgqA&feature=related]Big Love - They - YouTube[/ame]
     

Share This Page