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Author Topic:   Moral high ground
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Message 240 of 318 (645921)
12-31-2011 5:01 PM
Reply to: Message 225 by Buzsaw
12-30-2011 10:10 PM

Re: Group Comparisons
Hooah, which one of these groups would have an equal or higher incidence of doing harm to someone, theft, murder, arrests, living in poverty, dependent on government perks, etc rather than providing for themselves, non productive, getting in scraps, fights, violent acts etc, etc?
Which of these groups of people is more likely to have a member who would bomb an abortion clinic, the 1996 Olympics, a church with four nine year old girls attending Sunday school, or to lynch a black man for whistling at a white woman, author the Turner diaries, have sex with underage male parish members while operating a ministry aimed at converting homosexuals to heterosexuals, bilk millions of dollars out of followers with a time share pyramid scheme, .
Of course after they do these things, we decide that they were never real Christians.

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Message 245 of 318 (646002)
01-01-2012 5:38 PM
Reply to: Message 231 by Chuck77
12-30-2011 11:43 PM

Re: You cant create the utopia until you free people from religion and get rid of it.
We don't drag other threads into other threads nor do we quote members from other threads to make points in other threads...Capesh?
Nonsense. I wouldn't hesitate to quote anything relevant posted in this forum.
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Message 315 of 318 (646635)
01-05-2012 7:22 PM

Entire discussion is academic
The New Testament and the Gospels reflect a moral code of extremely high standards. Unfortunately those who claim to be Christians almost invariably fail to follow much of Jesus example.
In fact many people justify not following Jesus example by picking and choosing parts of the Old Testament to follow, and then defining morality as being those parts of the Bible they do revere.
By and large, people who claim to be Christian are hypocrites and have no claim to any moral high ground that any non-hypocrite would appreciate.

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. The proper place to-day, the only place which Massachusetts has provided for her freer and less desponding spirits, is in her prisons, to be put out and locked out of the State by her own act, as they have already put themselves out by their principles. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

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