Who are the real bigots?

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    I came across this blog earlier today, and it got me to thinking about bigotry. I suggest that everyone who thinks that the bigots are the people that vote against same sex marriage are small minded read the whole thing.


    Crumbs from the Communion Table • A challenge to both sides of the Amendment One debate.


    Next time somebody wants to dismiss everyone who disagrees with their views about same sex marriage as a bigot they should remember what the word actually means and take a step to end the intolerance.


    Bigot [big-uht] (noun) a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion.


     
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    It has long been common knowledge that much discrimination is based on ignorance.
     
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    It has long been common knowledge that much discrimination is based on fear. The problem with common knowledge is that is commonly wrong.
     
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    True. What you fear most is that which you know the least about.

    I wonder how many homophobes actually know a gay couple?
     
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    That's funny, and makes absolutely no sense.
     
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    Is this kind of like Pale Rider calling me a racist because I don't like the fact he is a racist and a bigot?

    You might not be a bigot if you have no problem with the person, just with their life style. But I can still find fault in the fact you feel someone is beneath you and should be denied a certain right due to the fact a book told you so, or any other reason for that matter. And thinking you are wrong does not make me a bigot.
     
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    As conservatives would have people believe, black people are the real racists and homosexuals are the real bigots.
     
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    The blog's author has lots of stupid friends. That proves that they are not bigots. They are too stupid to be bigots.

    So please......don't insult the good people of NC by telling them that they have too many bigots!
     
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    Ain't that the truth.
     
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    So they're not simply bigots, they are simple ignorant bigots.

    One more reason not to allow ourselves to succumb to mob rule.
     
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