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To: goldstategop
I believe in virtue. Its the value that pays tribute to the vice called hypocrisy. Hypocrisy should be properly understood as the absence of standards rather than the failure to live up to standards.

I believe the absence of standards is debauchery. Hypocrisy is the failure to live up to standards which one proclaims and usually demands of others. That is why Craig is a hypocrite.


36 posted on 08/31/2007 4:22:22 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("I like to legislate. I feel I've done a lot of good." Sen. Robert Byrd)
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To: nathanbedford
We're all hypocrites because all of us fall short and sin at times. We freely admit it. What makes us different from the Left is we do not deny the necessity of living up to the standards we proclaim for ourselves and demand others follow.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

42 posted on 08/31/2007 4:28:15 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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