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To: MrB

“Any such reminders in public life will be viewed as “imposing religious beliefs” when in fact, they just exist, and it’s the person’s conscience that is making him feel uncomfortable.”

I think you’ve correctly identified the base cause of the left’s “outrage” at religion (well, at least against Christianity), really...

I’ve seen this very thing in my own children (at its most basic level). I’ll ask them to do something (help wash dishes, change the laundry, etc...). I won’t nag, but after a while if they haven’t done what I’ve asked, I will ask them again. Sometimes I get - “Gosh, I’m SO sorry... I just FORGOT! Quit trying to make me feel guilty, MOM!!!” and I will explain to them I’m using the same words (and tone of voice) as I used the first time when I asked, the only difference is that now your conscience is telling you I shouldn’t have to keep asking - you KNOW in your heart you should have done it the first time.

I think this is EXACTLY why people don’t want to be reminded that there are others who live a certain moral code. It is their own actions, and some basic fundamental understanding at play that makes them feel as if they are being “hounded” even when no-one is talking to them in particular. As you said — it’s their conscience — not anything anyone is doing TO them.


45 posted on 09/09/2008 1:16:43 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: LibertyRocks

You’ve posted another lesson from offspring concerning our spiritual relationship with God.

My children have taught me more about the fallen sinner’s rebellion to God than anything else in my life ever has.

Is it any wonder that the Left, and Satan, are anti-children and anti-family?

They are such a great personal growth tool and a blessing from God.


47 posted on 09/09/2008 1:25:01 PM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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