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    Quote Originally Posted by CherubRam View Post
    "Not By-Gott" is something that is "not of God." You can say that I am by gott, "of God."

    It is obvious to most people that Homosexuality is not according to our design.
    Racists say the same thing about blacks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WizardofOz View Post
    I don't understand promoting the history of a group defined only by who they prefer to engage in sexual relations with.
    Because it helps to understand their life struggles in a more fulsome context. Because it helps to see them as fully-integrated elements of humanity rather than some marginal special interest group.

    You might not particularly care that a gay man was once forced into a regime of chemical castration because of things he did in private with other men. But if you learn that he was a major reason the allies won World War II and that he invented computer science, it puts him in a context that's important to people who aren't gay, and his fundamental humanity can be more central.
    Global warming denialists are like gravity denialists piloting a helicopter, determined to prove a point. We may not have time to actually persuade them of their mistake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rexlunae View Post
    Because it helps to understand their life struggles in a more fulsome context. Because it helps to see them as fully-integrated elements of humanity rather than some marginal special interest group.

    You might not particularly care that a gay man was once forced into a regime of chemical castration because of things he did in private with other men. But if you learn that he was a major reason the allies won World War II and that he invented computer science, it puts him in a context that's important to people who aren't gay, and his fundamental humanity can be more central.
    Good behavior in a person does not erase bad behavior in the same person.

    "The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name." Exodus 15:3

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    It's so ironic . The vast majority of people who oppose abortion are also opposed to gay rights . A fertilized cell supposedly has "rights", but not one that grows up to be gay .
    Anti-choicers whine endlessly about abortion and are determined to force every pregnant woman to bear a child even if she is too poor to provide for that child or a pregnancy would kill her or ruin her health , but they are determined to persecute all gay people . What kind of sick, twisted thinking is this ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Horn View Post
    It's so ironic . The vast majority of people who oppose abortion are also opposed to gay rights . ?
    Not all. Motivation matters. Gays are deserving of happiness and freedom as all other law abiding citizens. The unborn are deserving of life and the pursuit of happiness. Protecting the unborn does not equate to harm of the mother. There is no reason that both cannot co-exist until such a time that they can be safely separated.
    As a nation, we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes."
    When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read "all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics."
    When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty
    -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.
    - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to Joshua F. Speed, August 22, 1855





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    Quote Originally Posted by The Horn View Post
    It's so ironic . The vast majority of people who oppose abortion are also opposed to gay rights .
    Yes, murdering a child is wrong, legal or not.
    And a man sticking his yang yang into another man's poop chute is wrong, legal or not.

    "The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name." Exodus 15:3

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Horn View Post
    It's so ironic . The vast majority of people who oppose abortion are also opposed to gay rights . A fertilized cell supposedly has "rights", but not one that grows up to be gay .
    Anti-choicers whine endlessly about abortion and are determined to force every pregnant woman to bear a child even if she is too poor to provide for that child or a pregnancy would kill her or ruin her health , but they are determined to persecute all gay people . What kind of sick, twisted thinking is this ?
    Simply amazing isn't it how the English language has drastically changed over the past 70 years? Can anyone tell me how they managed to change the word sodomy to gay?

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    Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

    6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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    Quote Originally Posted by everready View Post
    Simply amazing isn't it how the English language has drastically changed over the past 70 years? Can anyone tell me how they managed to change the word sodomy to gay?
    Progress.
    As a nation, we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes."
    When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read "all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics."
    When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty
    -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.
    - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to Joshua F. Speed, August 22, 1855





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    Quote Originally Posted by everready View Post
    Simply amazing isn't it how the English language has drastically changed over the past 70 years? Can anyone tell me how they managed to change the word sodomy to gay?

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    untrue, the older word was queer, and now they use it
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    believe it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Good behavior in a person does not erase bad behavior in the same person.
    You would do well to remember that

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    Quote Originally Posted by everready View Post
    Simply amazing isn't it how the English language has drastically changed over the past 70 years? Can anyone tell me how they managed to change the word sodomy to gay?

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    no one did this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ktoyou View Post
    untrue, the older word was queer, and now they use it
    Many minorities make efforts to reclaim words or symbols that have been misused and perverted by those who choose to hate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrDante View Post
    Many minorities make efforts to reclaim words or symbols that have been misused and perverted by those who choose to hate.
    What motivates the hatred you show?

    "The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name." Exodus 15:3

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrDante View Post
    You would do well to remember that
    Who says I don't?

    "The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name." Exodus 15:3

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrDante View Post
    Horrors, next thing you know they will start pushing to have a black history month.


    Oh won't somebody PLEASE think of the children?!?!!?!
    You're comparing being black with being gay?

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