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kyle-c
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posted 12 January 2006 10:41 PM      Profile for kyle-c     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Interesting article for those who consider the left to be Christianity-bashers.

http://www.canadianchristianity.com/cgi-bin/na.cgi?nationalupdates/060112faith


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Hephaestion
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posted 12 January 2006 10:49 PM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post
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Cartman
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kyle-c
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posted 12 January 2006 10:49 PM      Profile for kyle-c     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
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Cartman
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posted 12 January 2006 10:50 PM      Profile for Cartman        Edit/Delete Post
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mary123
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posted 12 January 2006 10:51 PM      Profile for mary123     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Fundamentalist Christians are sheep in wolfs clothing. yada yada yada.

We've seen this movie before in the United States and we all know how it turns out.
(Mostly bad for women, gays, lesbians and others).

Who wants some old extreme Christian guys telling you what you can do in the bedroom. Fuck off!

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Cartman
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posted 12 January 2006 10:52 PM      Profile for Cartman        Edit/Delete Post
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mary123
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posted 12 January 2006 10:54 PM      Profile for mary123     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
My Canada includes anal.

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Cartman
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posted 12 January 2006 10:58 PM      Profile for Cartman        Edit/Delete Post
mary123, well I never!! Or did I?
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Michelle
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posted 12 January 2006 11:01 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Did any of you read the article?
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mary123
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posted 12 January 2006 11:03 PM      Profile for mary123     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Not that there's anything wrong with that ... yada yada yada ...
Oh my.

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Screaming Lord Byron
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posted 12 January 2006 11:06 PM      Profile for Screaming Lord Byron     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
quote:
Originally posted by Michelle:
Did any of you read the article?

I did. It was pretty innocuous, and their points were fairly well reasoned.


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mary123
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posted 12 January 2006 11:08 PM      Profile for mary123     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
From the article:
Stephen Harper, opined Redekop, "gave the most sensible and best-informed response. It's carefully thought-out. He's calling for politicians to bring their religious convictions to bear, but in a very respectful way. I like his call for a 'moral consensus' from various faith groups on major moral issues."

Harper, Redekop also observed, demonstrated an awareness of the work of faith-based charities such as World Vision, Samaritan's Purse, or the Mennonite Central Committee.

"Here we have an important acknowledgement of the contribution of religious charities," said Redekop. "He also wrote of the need for 'the free public expression of religious belief.' I like that -- as well as his reference to 'our moral obligations towards God.' There's nothing in the Martin statement about obligations to God."

In sum, he said, "I looked in vain for anything to criticize" in Harper's statement. "I couldn't detect anything I wouldn't agree with. I would give him an A."

Yeah I did read the article Michelle and my Canada still includes anal.
Maybe not for me personally and not that there's anything wrong with it yada yada yada.

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kyle-c
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posted 12 January 2006 11:12 PM      Profile for kyle-c     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
I don't have a problem with "the free public expression of religious belief." But "our moral obligations towards God?" Now, who's going to be in a position to define that?


-k


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posted 13 January 2006 03:08 AM      Profile for Vansterdam Kid   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
quote:
Originally posted by Screaming Lord Byron:

I did. It was pretty innocuous, and their points were fairly well reasoned.


No, being reactionary is more fun. (Yeah I agree with you).


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Pierre Cyr
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The article should point out that 50% of that 70% of christians of that 80% of canadians who are religious espouse no denomination. Thats according to a Maclean's survey I read a long time ago... And I fall into that category and do not like religious groups to express an opinion for me. As for their assertions that the christian right and the christian left and close. I think it couldnt be further from the truth...
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