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This isn't meant to get personal, ragging on your most detested atheist, agnostic, or non-believer, but to consider the most irksome general approaches and conduct they display.
Think in terms of, "They . . . ."
Why are some of those who believe homosexuality is a sin so afraid of it?
Homosexuality in itself isn't a sin according to - as far as I am aware - any religion, so if we just think about homosexuality in general as a topic or homosexuals as a topic, why does it terrify some people so much?
It isn't the biggest sin, the most harmful sin, the most likely sin... It's one among others.
Where does the extreme fear come from and how could it be reduced among people who belive homosexuality...
Would the discovery that a few or even one species of dinosaur existed contemporaneously with man at any point in our history or even now, be evidence against the theory of evolution? Why?
Is the theory of evolution contingent on the complete extinction of dinosaurs 65 million years ago or shortly after that?
Mother Angelica thought so in 1993.
I think so too.
I think it was an embarrassment to America when the Pope visited Denver to see a broad portraying Christ.
I do believe that God has one and only one begotten Son. No begotten daughters of God are ever mentioned in the Good Book.
Can you imagine a woman playing Babe Ruth in a film or even Neil Armstrong?
Can you imagine a girl playing Pinocchio?
Can you imagine a boy playing Mary, the Mother of Jesus (except in Shakespeare's time)?
I studied the Quran and Islam for the past 10 years or so, and at one stage I saw that the explanations Muslim Scholars gave me on various problem verses was always one of opinion.
It works this way.
I might find a verse that say
You should wage war against the Christian and Jew.
The Muslim scholar will then tell me to read everything in context, to which I agree.
He will inform me that this is only allowed when Muslims are attacked. Then If the attacker stops being agressive, the Muslims...
I am always intrigued at the attention given to philosophical beliefs, and the dogmatic confidence some have in those beliefs. Many religious beliefs are examined, criticised, ridiculed & psychoanalyzed in this forum, but not much is given to atheism The title may put some off, but since the 'folly of religion' is a constant topic here on the forum, i thought it only fair to consider the folly of atheism.
And, since there is a disproportionately high number of vocal, proactive atheists...
1. homesexuality is evil
2. the scriptures condemn homosexuality
3. sex is only for procreation
4. God does not approve of contraceptives
5. homosexualty is "false" love
6. sexual orientation is a "choice"
I don't personally believe above in any of the above.
II Samuel reveals a love between King David and Jonathan. King David favored the love for Jonathan over the love of women. There is nothing false about King David's love for Jonathan.
Homosexuality, bisexuality and...
How many people actually know where and how Caucasian came to be white people.
What part of the world did Caucasian originated from?
Who were these people before they became to be known as Caucasian/white people?
What group of people in the world, did they come from in what country and then became to be known as Caucasian/ white people?
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