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Old 15th July 2022, 06:18 PM   #1
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The Religious Right and Politics of sexuality

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Jesus H Christ on a crutch, aside from being a homophobic tubthumping bigoted [fill in blank], has this idiot actually not realized yet that heterosexuals can get AIDS too?
Not important if they can kill off the evil homos that God hates!



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Old 15th July 2022, 06:20 PM   #2
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With a whole Universe to turn, why the hell would God be concerned about people's sexual habits on one small world anyway?
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Old 15th July 2022, 06:30 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
With a whole Universe to turn, why the hell would God be concerned about people's sexual habits on one small world anyway?
If God made humans and God is perfect and doesn't make mistakes, then why did he create a human that he "hates"? Oh, let me guess: homos are the product of the Devil.

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Old 15th July 2022, 07:35 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
If God made humans and God is perfect and doesn't make mistakes, then why did he create a human that he "hates"? Oh, let me guess: homos are the product of the Devil.

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Old 16th July 2022, 02:14 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
If God made humans and God is perfect and doesn't make mistakes, then why did he create a human that he "hates"? Oh, let me guess: homos are the product of the Devil.

Religion: A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Because man fell from grace with god.

It's all to do with the fall of man.
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Old 16th July 2022, 03:14 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Because man fell from grace with god.

It's all to do with the fall of man.
At the hands of a woman, naturally.

God gave Adam and Eve free will and them punished them and all mankind for using it. He basically set them up for the fall because they weren't perfect...which is the way he made them. Yeah...that makes a lot of sense.
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Old 16th July 2022, 05:11 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
At the hands of a woman, naturally.

God gave Adam and Eve free will and them punished them and all mankind for using it. He basically set them up for the fall because they weren't perfect...which is the way he made them. Yeah...that makes a lot of sense.
With Gawd supposedly being so perfect and all knowing, He would have known before creating anything exactly how EVERYTHING would all go down. This means the poor sod would going through a preordained script for all time. How bloody boring must that be! Unless the creep is a right sado-masochist.
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Originally Posted by Lurch View Post
With Gawd supposedly being so perfect and all knowing, He would have known before creating anything exactly how EVERYTHING would all go down. This means the poor sod would going through a preordained script for all time. How bloody boring must that be! Unless the creep is a right sado-masochist. [Unless it's a totally made up story and the idiots who made it up ignored all the plot holes.]
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Old 16th July 2022, 05:39 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Lurch View Post
With Gawd supposedly being so perfect and all knowing, He would have known before creating anything exactly how EVERYTHING would all go down. This means the poor sod would going through a preordained script for all time. How bloody boring must that be! Unless the creep is a right sado-masochist.
This is pretty much the teaching of Calvinism. A person is preordained by God to either be 'saved' or not. If a person is 'good' it's because he's already been preordained by God to be saved. Free will is not a thing...everything is preordained.

Religion is so weird and illogical.
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Old 16th July 2022, 05:40 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
At the hands of a woman, naturally.

God gave Adam and Eve free will and them punished them and all mankind for using it. He basically set them up for the fall because they weren't perfect...which is the way he made them. Yeah...that makes a lot of sense.
To poke a bit further at the tale... weren't perfect? Not quite a good description of the actual problem. Rather, weren't perfectly obedient even when they had no way to tell what right or wrong was and had unending time to mess up. It certainly was unavoidably a set up, though that's even more pronounced if one adds an assumption of omniscience. It can also make sense just fine, though, so long as one acknowledges that said fictional God is also the intentional causer of evil, with all the implications that that entails.
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Originally Posted by Aridas View Post
To poke a bit further at the tale... weren't perfect? Not quite a good description of the actual problem. Rather, weren't perfectly obedient even when they had no way to tell what right or wrong was and had unending time to mess up. It certainly was unavoidably a set up, though that's even more pronounced if one adds an assumption of omniscience. It can also make sense just fine, though, so long as one acknowledges that said fictional God is also the intentional causer of evil, with all the implications that that entails.
Religion is irrational and illogical and survives only because of brainwashing by society/families and the human need to have answers...even if those answers are ludicrous. "I don't know" is something most people cannot tolerate.
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