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    Why is my religion So important here?(Of course it is) but is not as if any of you truly care.

    in the bible God made it clear that the wisdom of men is but foolishness in is side.(No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe).
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    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.
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    [QUOTE=adelady;444065]
    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.[/QUOTE

    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!]
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    That's fine, merumario.

    Just explaining the position that some of us take. Happy to leave it there.
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    [QUOTE=merumario;444074]
    Quote Originally Posted by adelady View Post
    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.[/QUOTE

    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!]
    The problem is you forfeit the right when you specifically state that an entire group of people (that includes me personally) needs to be condemned legally and morally based of your PERSONALLY held beliefs. That conviction often resulting in incarceration or worse. And its important to point out where you are using only certain parts of the bible as irrefutable proof of your position, while ignoring verses of the same book, because you like shellfish or want bacon or want to cut your hair.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!
    Since one's beliefs (or what they're disciplined to) informs, colours and influences how they behave and conduct their lives - including their attitude toward others - don't you think openness rather than privacy on that score would be better?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!
    Since one's beliefs (or what they're disciplined to) informs, colours and influences how they behave and conduct their lives - including their attitude toward others - don't you think openness rather than privacy on that score would be better?
    i actually think that whatsoever that matters now is not my major problem.

    Gays can do all they need to do its their nature.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by adelady View Post
    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.[/QUOTE

    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!]
    The problem is you forfeit the right when you specifically state that an entire group of people (that includes me personally) needs to be condemned legally and morally based of your PERSONALLY held beliefs. That conviction often resulting in incarceration or worse. And its important to point out where you are using only certain parts of the bible as irrefutable proof of your position, while ignoring verses of the same book, because you like shellfish or want bacon or want to cut your hair.
    Can you tell Me anywhere in the bible that supports gayism?
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    [QUOTE=Paleoichneum;444108]
    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by adelady View Post
    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.[/QUOTE

    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!]
    The problem is you forfeit the right when you specifically state that an entire group of people (that includes me personally) needs to be condemned legally and morally based of your PERSONALLY held beliefs.
    It's exactly why most religious people get offended when you question whether their god exists. Because this "god" is actually them all along; so by offending the supposed god, they also get offended. I'm sure everyone already knew this though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    Can you tell Me anywhere in the bible that supports gayism?
    Can you tell me anywhere in the bible that's actually rational?
    As has been pointed out, Christians (of whichever sub-sect) ignore the parts they don't like and use the rest to justify their own bigotry.
    Instead of asking which parts of the bible support "gayism" (love thy fellow man?) you should be doing your best to eliminate the outright hypocrisy inherent in your own selectivity of belief.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    Can you tell Me anywhere in the bible that supports gayism?
    Can you tell me anywhere in the bible that's actually rational?
    As has been pointed out, Christians (of whichever sub-sect) ignore the parts they don't like and use the rest to justify their own bigotry.
    Instead of asking which parts of the bible support "gayism" (love thy fellow man?) you should be doing your best to eliminate the outright hypocrisy inherent in your own selectivity of belief.
    i wonder how much love USA has Ƒor those behind the 9/11 attack!

    Love you neighbour as yourself does not imply love what is evil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    Love you neighbour as yourself does not imply love what is evil.
    Yeah, another dichotomy...
    1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

    So, even though, supposedly born of god and knowing god, we (or some people0 can manage to be evil at the same time.

    Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
    Except when some bigot decides it really doesn't i guess.
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    The same bible Say flew from evil doers Ƒor they are ℓιкє their father the devil and the lust of their father shall they do!
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    Which just goes to show that the bible can't even keep its story straight.
    Contradiction after contradiction after inconsistency.
    And people live their lives by it.
    And what's far worse, try to force others to live their lives by it.
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    The bible says(quoting apostle Paul)it is 'by faith' we believe that the universe was created by God,So that what is seen was created from the unseen.

    Note the word by faith.the entire body of Christians believe by faith not knowledge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paleoichneum View Post
    The problem is you forfeit the right when you specifically state that an entire group of people (that includes me personally) needs to be condemned legally and morally based of your PERSONALLY held beliefs. That conviction often resulting in incarceration or worse.
    This is related to the only important aspect of this debate; We have people passing legislation which supports discrimination based upon personal beliefs.

    I understand that a person's religion influences their legislation, but it is completely unacceptable to use religion as a rationale for discrimination in the eyes of the law.

    TO be honest, I couldn't care less how someone feels about homosexuals. I don't care if you think they are the lowest form of life. So long as you understand that they still need to be treated equally under the law.
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    [QUOTE=merumario;444135]
    Quote Originally Posted by Paleoichneum View Post
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    No matter how hard you want to explain,you get stuck once you believe
    That's not what we've been saying. It's fine if you base your morals and ethics on, say, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Anyone can live by that even without believing in any god at all.

    But once you start picking and choosing among the 70+ rules in Leviticus, it's no longer a simple question of belief. You have to have a reason why it is acceptable to, say, cut your hair or pick fruit from a young tree or eat shellfish/ crustaceans or eat the fat on a steak or a chop but not acceptable to, for example, get a tattoo or remain sitting when older people enter a room or be homosexual. These things are all forbidden in Leviticus, so it's not enough to say "I'm Christian, it's in the Bible, and that's that" unless you have some additional reason for choosing to ignore some rules while insisting on others.

    That's the issue.[/QUOTE

    It is no longer an issue because i suppose there should be some privacy regard to what someone believes or he/she is disciplined to!]
    The problem is you forfeit the right when you specifically state that an entire group of people (that includes me personally) needs to be condemned legally and morally based of your PERSONALLY held beliefs. That conviction often resulting in incarceration or worse. And its important to point out where you are using only certain parts of the bible as irrefutable proof of your position, while ignoring verses of the same book, because you like shellfish or want bacon or want to cut your hair.
    Can you tell Me anywhere in the bible that supports gayism?
    First off, "gayism" in NOT a word, and is fairly certainly derogatory in meaning, please stop using it.

    LGBT people are supported in that Jesus never once spoke out against loving same sex couples. The only new testament reference to homosexual contact is by Paul when he is specifically talking about ritual temple sex and should not be used outside of that context.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paleoichneum View Post
    First off, "gayism" in NOT a word
    Sure, it is. So is
    "Blondism" - Only being attracted to blonds
    "Redheadism" - Only being attracted to redheads
    "HotAsianism" - Only being attracted to hot Asians
    But Jesus didn't say whether it's ok to love Brunettes or not. Maybe because everyone in his area was brunette and he took it for granted... But better to be safe than sorry and avoid brunettes, anyway. Don't want to tick off Jesus, you know.
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    that guy will say anything to stand for his kind and i will do same for my religion.so lets end it here and now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    i will do same for my religion
    -Promote hate while claiming a Loving God- got it.
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    yea that's just it.oneday it will be clear to me.but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    yea that's just it.oneday it will be clear to me.but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
    If not now, when?
    (Sorry, Paleo, I'm about to piss you off)
    I don't get it, either. There's some things that if I think about it, gross me out. But that's true for some of the things straight people do, as well. So if being grossed out or lack of really understanding makes it ok to condemn or hate- then we'd have to condemn or hate 99.9999999999% of the people on the planet. Including yourself. There's some things you do that gross YOU out. So you don't sit around thinking about having the flu and puking til you're coughing up bile or all the times you fart.

    It doesn't need to be clear to you for you to not dish out disgust or contempt or hatred.
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    yea that's just it.oneday it will be clear to me.but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
    If not now, when?
    (Sorry, Paleo, I'm about to piss you off)
    I don't get it, either. There's some things that if I think about it, gross me out. But that's true for some of the things straight people do, as well. So if being grossed out or lack of really understanding makes it ok to condemn or hate- then we'd have to condemn or hate 99.9999999999% of the people on the planet. Including yourself. There's some things you do that gross YOU out. So you don't sit around thinking about having the flu and puking til you're coughing up bile or all the times you fart.

    It doesn't need to be clear to you for you to not dish out disgust or contempt or hatred.

    it actually needs to be clear so i don't regret or dish it on the wrong table.

    just respect that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
    If now is the time to discriminate against homosexuals, then now is the time to explore your reason for doing so.

    Until you can come to a sound conclusion as to why you think they should be treated unequally, you have no right to treat them unequally.
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    i suppose there is a difference between saying you don't like an act and saying you don't like those who partake in the act.

    we like criminals because they are like us we are one.but we put up forces that tend to stop what they do. what's the difference here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    what's the difference here?
    Homosexuality does not harm others.
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    discriminate
    hmmmm

    dis = dis- prefix: added to the front of some words to form their opposites:
    criminate = bring an accusation against; level a charge against. Synonyms: accuse, impeach, incriminate.

    discriminate - the opposite of incriminate

    wow what a peculiar language

    .......................as/re "criminals"
    Our prisons are full of "criminals" whose "crime" had no victim

    ............
    I've grown intolerant of intolerance
    ain't it peculiar?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sculptor View Post
    discriminate
    hmmmm
    dis = dis- prefix: added to the front of some words to form their opposites:
    criminate = bring an accusation against; level a charge against. Synonyms: accuse, impeach, incriminate.
    discriminate - the opposite of incriminate
    wow what a peculiar language
    Nice try but discriminate is from the Latin discriminare (discrimen - interval/ distinction, difference) - to divide or separate and comes from discernere.
    It has no cognates with incriminate.
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    flick when any act is done against your religion is as if you are hurt.but everyone has their nature.

    and criminals don't hurt their family they feed with the stolen items,you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    flick when any act is done against your religion is as if you are hurt.but everyone has their nature.

    and criminals don't hurt their family they feed with the stolen items,you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
    Your religion is your belief. It is not enforceable by law. Yet you want to use legislation to mandate homosexual morality based on your belief.

    By your logic, homosexuals could argue that Christianity should be banned because it is denying them rights afforded to heterosexuals.

    Bottom line; being gay breaks no laws.
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    discriminate
    hmmmm
    dis = dis- prefix: added to the front of some words to form their opposites:
    criminate = bring an accusation against; level a charge against. Synonyms: accuse, impeach, incriminate.
    discriminate - the opposite of incriminate
    wow what a peculiar language
    Nice try but discriminate is from the Latin discriminare (discrimen - interval/ distinction, difference) - to divide or separate and comes from discernere.
    It has no cognates with incriminate.
    gee darn
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    when any act is done against your religion is as if you are hurt.but everyone has their nature.

    and criminals don't hurt their family they feed with the stolen items,you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
    Isn't this a slippery slope?

    If I subscribe to a religion that holds all other forms of deity worship besides my own as harmful, I ought to be allowed to persecute you and your religion too; for no other reason that it offends and "hurts" me and those who share my belief system.


    Edits: I'd just realized (again) that this thread was created in the Biology subforum, perhaps we should go at it from that perspective.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
    Why do I always see such statements as a challenge?
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    because mr duck you have'nt realize that you cannot hurt everyone.

    flick lets just call this off no more comments from about this.
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    because mr duck you have'nt realize that you cannot hurt everyone.
    You can't support a claim by simply repeating that claim.

    flick lets just call this off no more comments from about this.
    I wonder why...
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    Sharia
    sung to the tune and (modified)lyrics of "Maria" from the west side story

    Sharia . . .
    (sings)
    The most beautiful sound I ever heard:
    Sharia, Sharia, Sharia, Sharia . . .
    All the beautiful sounds of the world in a single word . .
    Sharia, Sharia, Sharia, Sharia . . .
    Sharia!
    I've just met a law named Sharia,
    And suddenly that name
    Will never be the same
    To me.
    Sharia!
    I've embraced a law named Sharia,
    And suddenly I've found
    How wonderful a sound
    Can be!
    Sharia!
    Say it loud and there's music playing,
    Say it soft and it's almost like praying.

    Sharia,
    I'll never stop saying Sharia!

    The most beautiful sound I ever heard.
    Sharia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dywyddyr View Post
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    you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
    Why do I always see such statements as a challenge?
    Copious consumption of resources should hurt everyone - eventually.
    Well, that's my plan anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
    Copious consumption of resources should hurt everyone - eventually.
    Well, that's my plan anyway.
    Damn.
    I was just gonna go with moving the Earth out of orbit and letting it fall into the Sun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    flick lets just call this off no more comments from about this.
    Unfortunately, I'm going to exercise my ability to speak up on behalf of anyone against whom I feel there are discriminatory practices. Not talking about the issue is not going to make the problem go away. The fact remains that homosexual couples, here in many parts of America, are not treated equally in the eyes of the law. I won't be silent about that.

    If you want to stop commenting, that's your prerogative.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    You should look closely before you conclude and announce a theory, homosexuality could arise Ƒor many reasons not yet known.some were born that way. While others were not but they were brain washed and you realise the power of seduction. Once a person starts having sexual urge,it matters less who continues the sensation from there.


    Words can put someone in that position.the lack of an opposite sex cause development of further ideas(i.e let Me help you jerk off).

    After the genetic part is considered you realise that the situation is still highly psychological.
    Perhaps a better word may be "biochemical", which IMO, better describes the natural variety created by evolution and does not imply a "psychologically conditioned" mindset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    yea that's just it.one day it will be clear to me.but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
    Why? Why do you wish to live in a state of unclarity about a basic human rights issue?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
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    yea that's just it.oneday it will be clear to me.but for now i'd like to think that now is not the time.
    If not now, when?
    (Sorry, Paleo, I'm about to piss you off)
    I don't get it, either. There's some things that if I think about it, gross me out. But that's true for some of the things straight people do, as well. So if being grossed out or lack of really understanding makes it ok to condemn or hate- then we'd have to condemn or hate 99.9999999999% of the people on the planet. Including yourself. There's some things you do that gross YOU out. So you don't sit around thinking about having the flu and puking til you're coughing up bile or all the times you fart.

    It doesn't need to be clear to you for you to not dish out disgust or contempt or hatred.
    Not to worry your revulsion at gay sex is probably similar to mine at hetero sex
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    i suppose there is a difference between saying you don't like an act and saying you don't like those who partake in the act.

    we like criminals because they are like us we are one.but we put up forces that tend to stop what they do. what's the difference here?
    "love the sinner hate the sin"

    This is one of the biggest bullshit cop outs for blatant hate against people with an immutable characteristic. What do you not understand about me being gay is NOT something I can change?
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    flick when any act is done against your religion is as if you are hurt.but everyone has their nature.

    and criminals don't hurt their family they feed with the stolen items,you cannot possibly hurt everyone!
    And now you are trying to suggest "Harm" of an undefined nature being done to you and others.

    What harm??

    And keeping mind the bible says nothing about consensual same-sex relations between adults. So your comparison to criminal behavior is not valid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merumario View Post
    The bible says(quoting apostle Paul)it is 'by faith' we believe that the universe was created by God,So that what is seen was created from the unseen.

    Note the word by faith.the entire body of Christians believe by faith not knowledge.
    Yes, the Creator must be fallible if homosexuality is a "mistake" and a "sin" even. Why do you, as a believer, condemn homosexuals instead of the God who created them "in His Image"?

    Can you see the irony here? You are condemning your own God.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paleoichneum View Post

    And keeping mind the bible (SNIP) is not valid.
    Fixed it for ya.

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    Not to worry your revulsion at gay sex is probably similar to mine at hetero sex
    It's ALL gross, really. Revulsion may be too strong a word- the one I chose was "gross."
    But kissing is gross, when you think about it. So is eating a hot dog.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paleoichneum View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly
    If not now, when?
    (Sorry, Paleo, I'm about to piss you off)
    I don't get it, either. There's some things that if I think about it, gross me out. But that's true for some of the things straight people do, as well. So if being grossed out or lack of really understanding makes it ok to condemn or hate- then we'd have to condemn or hate 99.9999999999% of the people on the planet. Including yourself. There's some things you do that gross YOU out. So you don't sit around thinking about having the flu and puking til you're coughing up bile or all the times you fart.

    It doesn't need to be clear to you for you to not dish out disgust or contempt or hatred.
    Not to worry your revulsion at gay sex is probably similar to mine at hetero sex
    Both of which pale in comparison to my revulsion at being offered almond slices.
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    everyone notice how the quotes are funky today
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    For those interested in homophobia and christianity, this is a good read.

    Desmond Tutu Says He Would Prefer Hell Over A Homophobic Heaven And God
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    I've heard a rumour that homosexuals are (and this is tentative - hence I'm not putting it forward as a theory) just like everyone else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverfly View Post
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    And keeping mind the bible (SNIP) is not valid.
    Fixed it for ya.

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    Not to worry your revulsion at gay sex is probably similar to mine at hetero sex
    It's ALL gross, really. Revulsion may be too strong a word- the one I chose was "gross."
    But kissing is gross, when you think about it. So is eating a hot dog.
    Eating in general is gross. Especially the final stages of digestion. EEEWW
    Speaking badly about people after they are gone and jumping on the bash the band wagon must do very well for a low self-esteem.
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    Definition of a kiss.
    Sucking at the sweet end of 23 feet of intestine.
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    today was a step-fart day
    step fart step fart step fart step fart step fart
    jeez how much gas is down there
    step fart step fart step fart step fart
    a good day for standing still of sitting down
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    If our early evolutionary ancestors had the cognition and accumulated knowledge that we have today, I think our species would have died out long ago. We would have been too grossed out to reproduce or eat.
    Speaking badly about people after they are gone and jumping on the bash the band wagon must do very well for a low self-esteem.
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    I work with gay actors and directors all the time.

    What is the big deal? I have found my gay directors, some of the most insightful people I have worked with.

    I believe, personally, that people are born with their sexuality. Frankly, I don't care. I care more about the person as a human being than their sexual preference.
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    unless one intends to participate in, hopes to participate in, or is forced to participate in the sexual activities of another, I don't understand why people bother thinking about how strangers to their own bedroom have sex.
    Speaking badly about people after they are gone and jumping on the bash the band wagon must do very well for a low self-esteem.
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    I'm sorry that i didn't read all of this thread. i just thought it was worth suggesting that A. homosexuality is seen in animals (i caught that part) and B. perhaps it has nothing to do with evolution? I know a lot of people say "its not a choice" which is true to an extent. but perhaps its more so of their developing mind being influenced by outside and inner factors. I have seen a signifgant increase in homosexuality/bisexuality if the people are open minded. especially when they have open minded parents. of course some peopel have close minded parents and are close minded about it, yet still have those feelings, which suggests an inner wanting already there. where/when/how it developed could be asked of ALL sexuality. Beauty in the eye of the beholder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warownslife View Post
    I'm sorry that i didn't read all of this thread. i just thought it was worth suggesting that A. homosexuality is seen in animals (i caught that part) and B. perhaps it has nothing to do with evolution? I know a lot of people say "its not a choice" which is true to an extent. but perhaps its more so of their developing mind being influenced by outside and inner factors. I have seen a significant increase in homosexuality/bisexuality if the people are open minded. especially when they have open minded parents. of course some people have close minded parents and are close minded about it, yet still have those feelings, which suggests an inner wanting already there. where/when/how it developed could be asked of ALL sexuality. Beauty in the eye of the beholder.
    The increase is due to the greater acceptance for LGBT people allowing more to freely be who they are rather then forcing them to stay in the closet. It is not a matter of influence on the developing mind, or there woundnt be the very large numbers in catholic and mormon families with large numbers of children. And there woulndt be any in the massively anti-LGBT countries such as Uganda.
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