"Those who beat their swords into plough shares shall plough for those who don't."

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    Discuss.
     
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    Amazing how one can smell the fear thru the internet.
     
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    That pretty much puts the lie to the notion that we have natural rights.
     
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    Not sure I am following this discussion, but Biblical references often raise the question of individual vs. group actions and responsibilities. For example, it may be an ideal for an individual to "turn the other cheek," but not allowing the police to protect others is an entirely different matter. In the case of "beating swords into plough shares," isn't that a reference to the Second Coming (when lions will lie down with lambs) rather than a current political prescription?
     
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    If we don't have natural rights, then homosexuals have no right to marry, correct?
     
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    you pretend to be a christian, don't you?

    :lol:
     
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    A stitch in time is a penny saved.

    Silence killed the golden egg.
     
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    Nope. I'm an atheist.
     
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    No soup for you.



    use your gun for more than snuggling up at night.

    grow your own food.

    see how much that gun helps you as a plough
     
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    Not exactly the brightest bulb in the knife drawer.
     

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