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  •  did not live in OT times (0+ / 0-)

    that is not what God requires now...  homosexuals were not the only ones God required to be killed in OT times

    I may not be deep, but I am very wide... Honree Balzac

    by meknow on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 09:35:59 PM PDT

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    •  Well then you have alot of killing to do so (1+ / 0-)
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      best get started.

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 09:40:49 PM PDT

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    •  FYI, Protestants and Catholics BOTH (0+ / 0-)

      killed a lot of gays and women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.  We Wiccans call it the Burning Times. They used the OT to justify it--that quote from Leviticus, and the ever-popular "thous shalt not suffer a witch to live" (incorrectly translated, BTW in KJV; it should read either  "poisoner of wells" or "evil sorcerer" rather than witch).

      Actually your deity hated a lot of people back then--pretty much everyone who wasn't a Hew.  Including innocent young virgins who had done anything to offend him, but whose daddy Jeptha made a stupid promise to sacrifice the first living creature he saw on returning home--it was his daughter, and unlike with Isaac, your loving god didn't intervene). To be hoenst the OT god is rather a vicious, sadistic asshole.

      The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

      by irishwitch on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 01:02:46 PM PDT

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