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  •  I would love to see ... (1+ / 0-)
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    the look on the faces of conservatives when the first non-Christian justice goes public with their non-Christianity.

    A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

    by edg on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 04:37:44 PM PDT

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    •  Well, we've had them already. (5+ / 0-)

      Jewish justices, specifically.  Openly so.

      But no one who has even been open, at least, about not subscribing to an Abrahamic faith.  And ours are completely different from what the dominant culture calls "religion" - no conversion, no participation, not even any effect for non-blood, no matter what the fraudulent "shaman" types out there like to pretend.  His own actions are by definition imposing his own "religious beliefs" on us, because he's viewing them through the wholly inapplicable lens of his own practice and behavior.

      Besides which, it's a piece of art.  Haozous himself may have intended Chiricahua spiritual tradition to play a role, but to anyone beyond the Chiricahua, it's simply a classic and stunning piece of Indian art.

      Authentic Native American silverwork, jewelry, photography, and other art here.

      by Aji on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 04:48:56 PM PDT

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      •  Hard to remember Jewish justices are non-C. (0+ / 0-)

        I mean, technically, yes, they are, but Christianity adopted their Jewish brethren after some initial hesitation. Israel and the US are BFFs.

        A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

        by edg on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 05:00:30 PM PDT

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        •  Not so you would notice this (0+ / 0-)

          "adoption." Not with the anti semitism shown by many, even ministers.

          And Israel is NOT the same as American Jews. Most are secular; many are atheists.

          I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

          by samddobermann on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 01:14:07 AM PDT

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          •  I wouldn't dispute that. (0+ / 0-)

            Just that Christians include generic "Jews" when they speak of "our" religion. As opposed to Muslims, Hindus, Nativists, Shintos, pagans .......

            A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

            by edg on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 12:23:07 PM PDT

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    •  The Jewish Justices are quite (0+ / 0-)

      public about their non-Christianity.

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 01:10:52 AM PDT

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      •  That idjit Jeff Sessions asked Elena Kagan (0+ / 0-)

        what she did for Christmas. She said that, being Jewish, she was probably at a Chinese restaurant.

        It is not a trivial matter, but there are kosher Chinese restaurants, most of them vegetarian Buddhist or Daoist, so you know there was never any pork in the wok that held your fried bean curd. Some have rabbinic certification. Interfaith dialogue lives.

        Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

        by Mokurai on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 10:41:01 AM PDT

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      •  Off track. (0+ / 0-)

        I meant non-Judeo/Christian. Of course, here on DKos, we cannot edit comments, so whatever first squirts out is what stays.

        I'm imagining the reaction of the Christian Supremacists toward: The first avowed atheist; The first Muslim; The first Wiccan; etc.

        A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

        by edg on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 12:26:20 PM PDT

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