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www.stolinsky.com ^ | 09-24-09 | stolinsky

Posted on 09/23/2009 9:07:55 PM PDT by stolinsky

The elderly man then began a rant against fundamentalists who believe that the Earth was created 6,000 years ago. I asked, “Suppose someone believes the Earth is only 6,000 years old? So what? If he treats people kindly, what difference does it make to you?”

The man ignored my question, but reiterated his contempt for this theology. When did it become “liberal” to condemn people because of their theology? Isn’t this an example of bigotry? When did liberalism become a religion that teaches its adherents to be intolerant of other beliefs?

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: green; intolerant; liberal; religion
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1 posted on 09/23/2009 9:07:55 PM PDT by stolinsky
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To: stolinsky

Very good question. Why is this hatred a basic tenet of liberalism and “tolerance” nowadays?

This same idiotic reasoning applies to other issues too.

If you oppose same-sex marriage, then you are homophobic and bigoted.

If you oppose affirmative action, then you are racist.

If you oppose or want limits on abortion, you are misogynistic (sp?), and you want women to die on a coat hanger. You also oppose women’s healthcare if you oppose abortion on demand. Abortion is now part of “women’s health”.

If you oppose ever expanding gov’t programs to deal with every conceivable social problem, then you are hateful and bigoted against the people affected. For example, if you oppose giving schools their “fair share of resources”, then you are against education. If you oppose how we deal with homeless people and oppose further spending there, you are against helping the homeless. If you question or oppose more Section 8 housing, you hate the poor and oppose helping them, and prefer them to be homeless, and so on.

And everything is about hate. You hate gays, you hate women, you oppose women’s health, you hate the homeless, you hate poor people, according to this line of thinking. Any deviation from the orthodoxy labels you a hater.


2 posted on 09/23/2009 9:32:06 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

if you oppose anything obama does you must be a racist because obviously everything he does is perfectly rational and backed by the evidence so what else could the reason be?


3 posted on 09/23/2009 9:36:27 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Fiscal conservatism without social conservatism is dead.)
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To: ari-freedom

i believe earth if 6 thousand years!


4 posted on 09/23/2009 9:57:52 PM PDT by remaxagnt (`)
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To: remaxagnt

Obama doesn’t therefore you must be a racist!!!!!


5 posted on 09/23/2009 10:04:11 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Fiscal conservatism without social conservatism is dead.)
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To: remaxagnt

I believe that the earth is 6 thousand years old too, and raise you another 4.5 billion on top of that. That is because I believe in Evidence.

“Modern geologists and geophysicists accept that the age of the Earth is around 4.54 billion years (4.54 × 109 years ± 1%).[1] [2] [3] This age has been determined by radiometric age dating of meteorite material and is consistent with the ages of the oldest-known terrestrial and lunar samples.”


6 posted on 09/23/2009 10:16:56 PM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: donmeaker

Doesn’t matter how old the earth is - God is still the Creator of all.


7 posted on 09/23/2009 10:21:41 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: donmeaker

sorry dont believe that nonsense. i believe in the bible


8 posted on 09/24/2009 9:43:33 PM PDT by remaxagnt (`)
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To: remaxagnt

Which one?


9 posted on 09/24/2009 9:44:11 PM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: presently no screen name

And your evidence of that is...?

Crickets chirping...


10 posted on 09/24/2009 9:44:46 PM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: donmeaker

God made the crickets, too. Glad you are enjoying them!


11 posted on 09/24/2009 11:22:10 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

How do you know?

As for me, G-d doesn’t write, he doesn’t call, not even an email at work.


12 posted on 09/25/2009 8:29:12 AM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: presently no screen name

How do you know?

As for me, G-d doesn’t write, he doesn’t call, not even an email at work.


13 posted on 09/25/2009 8:29:12 AM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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To: donmeaker
Sorry, it must be lonely for you. He reveals Himself to those who 'want' to know Him. God DOES speak to His own, and His own know Him! The way it was designed - one doesn't get to understand that by their natural senses.

he doesn’t call

He has called ALL unto Himself, but some received Him not. Have you called?
14 posted on 09/25/2009 9:00:13 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

You got his phone number?


15 posted on 09/25/2009 7:41:57 PM PDT by donmeaker (Invicto)
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