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Featured Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had priests come to her San Francisco home to preform an "exorcism

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by We Never Know, Jan 21, 2023.

  1. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Nancy Regan had similar beliefs. I think she even held a seance at the White House if I remember correctly.
     
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  2. Jainarayan

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    My landlady saged the house when she lived here. I walked around my last house with a puja bell, incense and warning that I would call on Goddess Kali to kick whatever was there into the next dimension. The house had been feeling "off", it had an unwell feeling. After that it seemed to clear up.
     
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    I find no convincing reason to believe exorcism is effective in "casting out" demons or that demons exist at all. So the whole thing seems rather silly.

    That said, she appears to have been traumatized to some extent by her husband's assault. So hey, if she wants to do some religious rituals to help her sleep at night in the privacy of her own home...go ahead.
     
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  4. Shadow Wolf

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    That whole "consenting adults doing their thing in the bedroom" thing, lol.
     
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    Trump would NEVER have an "exorcism" performed or after all the evil spirits left him there would be nothing much left of "him", just an orange stain on the carpet.

    Oh no, I just proved you right, I could not help but make a Tonald Drump joke.
     
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    Shadow Wolf Registered People sTabber

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    Haven't you heard the song? "I'm a man of wealth and taste." Does that sound like Trump? "I made damn sure the Pilate washed his hands and sealed his fate." That pretty much excludes Trump from this claim, it can't apply to him, ever or never, because Trump probably thinks Pilate was a pilot. "'I shouted who killed the Kennedies?' Afterall, it was you and me." Trump doesn't admit wrong doing. So it can't apply to him. Minus the demons and devils and you get what he is. An orange human looking thingy who looks human except the don't make us in that color.
     
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    What conspiracy theory you are talking about? The official story is utterly absurd without any "conspiracy theories", in my opinion. :D
     
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    No, I don' think it is strange itself. I think it is surprising if Pelosi would ask it, because she doesn't look like a person who would be on the side of Jesus, nor take seriously exorcism.
     
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    How so? It was totally on-brand for the MAGA mindset.
     
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    Given that conservative ideology is antithetical to the teachings and examples of Christ, you're not in a position to assess who would be "on the side of Jesus."
     
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  11. Father Heathen

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    Why sage of all spices? Why not thyme or oregano?
     
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    I have a novel idea for you: why not leave the judging to God?

    And it seems to me you have supported Trump who never attends any services, but then you get on Pelosi's case who does attend regularly? That 1213, is blatantly unethical.

    Leave the judging to God!
     
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    Speaking of not seeing the point, I had to come back and re-read your opening post on this discussion thread to try clarifying the point of it, and then reading all of the available posts, including this one. So is THAT your point, to poke fun of Nancy Pelosi's husband almost getting his head smashed in and so she may or may not have had an "exorcism of the house" performed?

    If THAT is your point, firstly, it's only going on one person's hearsay with nothing to back it up. Secondly, so what? Even if she did, it has not the slightest effect upon anyone else.

    Furthermore, some empathy should be extended to her. Someone came into HER OWN HOME and almost smashed her husband's head in with a hammer, and wanted to do the same to her. That's some serious traumatizing event for her to go thru. So if she actually did this to give her some peace of mind, so what?
     
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    An "exorcism" is the point. My first line in the OP should have gave that way.
     
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    Of which I already addressed in the post you just replied to. Here's a copy to re-read:

    "Speaking of not seeing the point, I had to come back and re-read your opening post on this discussion thread to try clarifying the point of it, and then reading all of the available posts, including this one. So is THAT your point, to poke fun of Nancy Pelosi's husband almost getting his head smashed in and so she may or may not have had an "exorcism of the house" performed?

    If THAT is your point, firstly, it's only going on one person's hearsay with nothing to back it up. Secondly, so what? Even if she did, it has not the slightest effect upon anyone else.

    Furthermore, some empathy should be extended to her. Someone came into HER OWN HOME and almost smashed her husband's head in with a hammer, and wanted to do the same to her. That's some serious traumatizing event for her to go thru. So if she actually did this to give her some peace of mind, so what?"
     
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    I already gave empathy in other threads when it happened, get caught up.

    I found it odd that she had an exorcism done. Just like some think its odd for others to pray. You don't have to agree with me lol
     
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    So you claim to have given "empathy", then open a thread apparently trying to mock her.

    Sorry, but that raises serious doubt to your first claim.
     
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    Ok
     
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    Would you expect the son of god and king of gods kingdom to look like and be a homeless beggar?
     
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    No, I would expect him to look like the son of god. :)
     
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