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    Thread: The Argument for Islam is very Simple:
Post: RE: The Argument for Islam is very Simple:

It really is simple! Illiterate Arabs with no education or knowledge of how the world works got suckered into believing a totalitarian fairy tale peddled by a merchant warlord who resorted to violenc...
Redoubtable Islam 98 7511 March 21, 2017 at 10:05 am
    Thread: R'uh r'oh!! Corned beef brisket, St Paddy's Day and LENT !!
Post: RE: R'uh r'oh!! Corned beef brisket, St Paddy's D...

When St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday the Church in many places usually removes the obligation to abstain from meat for that day. I find the Church's practices on fasting and abstinence during le...
Redoubtable Christianity 34 3319 March 4, 2017 at 9:00 am
    Thread: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity
Post: RE: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity

(February 19, 2017 at 11:58 pm)Odoital77 Wrote: I'm genuinely mystified by what you've written here.  I've been a Christian for 36 years, and a serious one, of sorts, for the last 20, and much of wh...
Redoubtable Christianity 113 9393 February 25, 2017 at 2:48 pm
    Thread: My hypothesis
Post: RE: My hypothesis

I suppose I differ from a lot of people here in that I see religion as being useful in particular contexts. In more primitive times, when there was basically no knowledge of how the world worked and n...
Redoubtable Christianity 76 13880 February 11, 2017 at 6:55 pm
    Thread: Merkel will pay migrants to leave Germany
Post: RE: Merkel will pay migrants to leave Germany

(February 11, 2017 at 5:32 pm)Alex K Wrote: (February 11, 2017 at 5:23 pm)Redoubtable Wrote: Merkel screwed up. One of the major problems with what she did was that she's accepting all of these ...
Redoubtable Politics 26 4119 February 11, 2017 at 5:39 pm
    Thread: Merkel will pay migrants to leave Germany
Post: RE: Merkel will pay migrants to leave Germany

Merkel screwed up. One of the major problems with what she did was that she's accepting all of these refugees/migrants under the pretense that the pressure on Germany will be relieved when other EU ...
Redoubtable Politics 26 4119 February 11, 2017 at 5:23 pm
    Thread: The Popular IMDB message board ENDING
Post: RE: The Popular IMDB message board ENDING

That's a shame, I love the IMDB boards as a reader. I love to see what people think about a film that I either love or hate.
Redoubtable The Arts 9 2054 February 11, 2017 at 5:01 pm
    Thread: Call of Duty is returning to ‘traditional combat’
Post: RE: Call of Duty is returning to ‘traditional comb...

COD really started sucking once they went on this modern-futuristic streak. Haven't bought a COD game since Black Ops 2. I've been buying Battlefield since, 3, 4, and 1 are all superior to COD to me.
Redoubtable Gaming 8 1148 February 11, 2017 at 4:59 pm
    Thread: Teacher suspended for withdrawing rec. letter of student who displayed swasitka
Post: RE: Teacher suspended for withdrawing rec. letter ...

I feel like there's overreaction from many angles on this story. First things first, can't we just acknowledge that 17 year olds do stupid stuff? When I was in HS we used to do trollish things all t...
Redoubtable News & Current Affairs 24 3934 February 11, 2017 at 4:48 pm
    Thread: Trump vows to destroy the law limiting churches' political activity
Post: RE: Trump vows to destroy the law limiting churche...

(February 5, 2017 at 6:03 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: That's the whole nub of the gist, really.  As I understand it, churches do not engage in political activism specifically because of their tax ex...
Redoubtable News & Current Affairs 39 2992 February 5, 2017 at 6:09 pm
    Thread: Trump vows to destroy the law limiting churches' political activity
Post: RE: Trump vows to destroy the law limiting churche...

It might be an unpopular stance here, but I think religious congregations should be able to engage in political activism as an exercise of free speech AS LONG AS religious congregations are open to lo...
Redoubtable News & Current Affairs 39 2992 February 5, 2017 at 5:47 pm
    Thread: An appropriate punishment for Jill Stein?
Post: RE: An appropriate punishment for Jill Stein?

Speaking of Jill stein, whatever happened to all of the money she was given for those doomed to fail recount efforts?
Redoubtable Humor 19 928 February 4, 2017 at 10:02 am
    Thread: French soldier kills a terrorist
Post: RE: French soldier kills a terrorist

(February 3, 2017 at 10:50 pm)robvalue Wrote: I support the ban on burqas too, simply because it's a security risk. In England we're too pussy to ban it even though it breaks our laws about conceali...
Redoubtable News & Current Affairs 17 1508 February 4, 2017 at 9:53 am
    Thread: So how much longer till this DICKtator is impeached
Post: RE: So how much longer till this DICKtator is impe...

(February 2, 2017 at 8:56 pm)DarkerEnergy Wrote: As far as I can tell, the guy is a walking paradox. He has stated he is an evangelical Christian that is also a homosexual, and sees no contradiction...
Redoubtable Politics 31 3637 February 3, 2017 at 8:18 pm
    Thread: French soldier kills a terrorist
Post: RE: French soldier kills a terrorist

France has the highest percentage of Muslims in its population of any country in Europe. It shouldn't be a surprise that they are the one's most frequently attacked out of any country in the EU. I sup...
Redoubtable News & Current Affairs 17 1508 February 3, 2017 at 8:09 pm
    Thread: When is a sex scandal relevant?
Post: RE: When is a sex scandal relevant?

I take a harsher line on this one than most I think. I feel like most people say as long as nothing illegal was done it shouldn't matter. But if a politician portrays themselves as a virtuous and fait...
Redoubtable Politics 29 2631 February 3, 2017 at 5:07 pm
    Thread: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity
Post: RE: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity

(February 2, 2017 at 10:54 am)ronedee Wrote: Rules , Laws and Doctrine aside............. So basically the entire religion aside? You've really got to be joking. (February 2, 2017 at 10:54 am)ron...
Redoubtable Christianity 113 9393 February 2, 2017 at 5:03 pm
    Thread: Punching bishop in the ugly face
Post: RE: Punching bishop in the ugly face

Not cool, but I found it odd how the altar boy was cradling the Bishop on ground like a secret service agent, I was a bit creeped out by that.
Redoubtable Humor 10 4462 February 2, 2017 at 10:49 am
    Thread: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity
Post: RE: Fundamental Arrogance in Christianity

(February 2, 2017 at 3:04 am)ronedee Wrote: Pretty much your whole presentation is bullshit. I'm very active in the Catholic church, and have not witnessed your claims, even once. I'm really startin...
Redoubtable Christianity 113 9393 February 2, 2017 at 8:47 am
    Thread: Trump's ban on Muslims
Post: RE: Trump's ban on Muslims

Even if Trump didn't have business ties to Saudi Arabia they wouldn't be put on the list due to their Oil influence.
Redoubtable Politics 51 5416 February 1, 2017 at 8:59 pm