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Why do homophobic people bother?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by enchanted_one1975, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. Storm

    Storm ThrUU the Looking Glass

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  2. Autodidact

    Autodidact Intentionally Blank

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    1. Well God has decided that there is nothing wrong with lesbianism, so you need to learn to accept it.

    2. Actually, no, He hasn't. First you have the question of whether He exists, then, if so, what his name and nature are. Finally, trying to determine His position on anything is extremely challenging. Many people believe that your God is just fine with all homosexuality.

    3. Please give me one reason why I should be bound by your ancient superstition?

    Well, if you wish to continue to live under a set of primitive, bronze age tribal purity taboos, that is entirely on you, but you should not for one minute imagine that I'm the one who should have to suffer for it.

    And it's so nice of God to designate you as His prophet here on earth, so you could boss the rest of us around with your sole pipline to His will.

    You don't know how much pity I feel for you. I can only hope that one day you experience love. If you do, you may come to understand why others value it so highly. You may also come to see that God, if any, values it as well.

    Rape, incest, fornication, homosexuality...one of these things is not like the others; one of these things just doesn't belong.
     
  3. I.S.L.A.M617

    I.S.L.A.M617 Illuminatus

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    So giving people freedoms takes away your ability to hate them, and that's why it's not ok? I take it you're a Republican?
     
  4. Autodidact

    Autodidact Intentionally Blank

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    And how did you come to be the world's authority on God's will.

    Can you explain to me why people who don't believe your God exists should be bound by His supposed wishes, as dispensed by you?
     
  5. Mr Cheese

    Mr Cheese Well-Known Member

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    :) being a bigot is not criticizing, it is a crime of hate
    the difference beign you have no rational justification for your hatred
    Society has moved on from your assertions so has science
    as such you are a product of a bygone era
    as such the science you advocate is laughable, old fashioned and garbage

    as such criticism does not advocate actiosn and attitudes that deny a whole section of society legal rights or encourage them to be subject to physical and mental violence or to be treated differently in a work place or when seeking employment

    as such if "criticism" is all it is (sticks and stones will bweak my boney woney bones, but words will never hurt me) then given the effects of said criticism it should frankly stop.....

    but I know you are beyond hope

    :) “We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.” --Johnathon swift
     
  6. LittleNipper

    LittleNipper Well-Known Member

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    Read the Bible, read the Declaration of Independence, and then read the Consitution
     
  7. Storm

    Storm ThrUU the Looking Glass

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    The Establishment Clause is not your friend.
     
  8. Autodidact

    Autodidact Intentionally Blank

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    Did all that years ago, thanks. Did you have a point? (Is that the same Declaration of Independence that asserts that the Creator endowed each of us with the inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness?)
     
  9. LittleNipper

    LittleNipper Well-Known Member

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    And YOU are making the decision as to what constitutes criticism and what is a bigot. And society is now beginning to decide that good is evil and bad is good.
     
  10. I.S.L.A.M617

    I.S.L.A.M617 Illuminatus

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    The Constitution says we should have to obey the rules of a non-existent God? :cigar: When you're done with that pass it my way...
     
  11. LittleNipper

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    Without GOD those documents are worthless.
     
  12. LittleNipper

    LittleNipper Well-Known Member

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    I like the term Independent.
     
  13. LittleNipper

    LittleNipper Well-Known Member

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    Even in secular circles, written history only covers about 6000 years at best.
     
  14. Autodidact

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    Uh, then why did you ask me to read them? :shrug:

    LN: I think you're losing it. You may want to take a break from RF. You could use it to re-read the documents you just recommended to me.
     
  15. I.S.L.A.M617

    I.S.L.A.M617 Illuminatus

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    Oooohhhh so you're a Tea-bagger. Makes even more sense now...
     
  16. I.S.L.A.M617

    I.S.L.A.M617 Illuminatus

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    Bones and items found during archeological expeditions have man here at least double that amount of time. But then again you probably believe we were here at the same time as dinosaurs...
     
  17. Rainbow Mage

    Rainbow Mage Lib Democrat/Agnostic/Epicurean-ish/Buddhist-ish

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    I am leaving Nipper alone, let him spout his hate-filled, bigoted, homophobic spew. I have nothing more to say to him.
     
  18. Quagmire

    Quagmire Imaginary talking monkey
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    Wow. So you're saying there was no written history before the invention of writing? How do we account for this?
     
  19. *Anne*

    *Anne* Bliss Ninny

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    Side note: I'm an Independent and I like the Tea Party. My family is mostly Republican, and they support the gay community as much as I do.

    Try not to lump us all together, eh? :)
     
  20. LittleNipper

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    Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those saying to evil 'good,' And to good 'evil,' Putting darkness for light, and light for darkness, Putting bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.

    I have always said, I always will say, that the studious perusal of the sacred volume will make better citizens, better fathers, and better husbands.
    - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), 3rd President of the United States

    The general diffusion of the Bible is the most effectual way to civilize and humanize mankind ; to purify and exalt the general system of public morals ; to give efficacy to the just precepts of international and municipal law ; to enforce the observance of prudence, temperance, justice and fortitude ; and to improve all the relations of social and domestic life.
    - James Kent (1763-1847), American legal scholar

    So great is my veneration for the Bible, that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hopes that they will prove useful citizens to their country and respectable members of society.
    - John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), 6th President of the United States
     
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