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Old 12-03-2012, 08:39   #1
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This Just In: Christians are NOT the enemy

Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs. BTW, everyone believes in something.

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Old 12-03-2012, 09:08   #2
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Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs.


Care to share the critical thinking process that brought you to this conclusion?
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:54   #3
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What is an enemy to you may not be an enemy to someone else. Could you define or flesh out what you mean by "enemy"?
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What is an enemy to you may not be an enemy to someone else. Could you define or flesh out what you mean by "enemy"?
Yes, this.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:13   #6
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Christians,at least Southern Baptists, are still in the NE preparing and serving food (paid for by donations), helping cleanup destroyed areas, and will help in reconstruction of homes at no cost to the residents. A friend in need........................ DOC
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:33   #7
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Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs. BTW, everyone believes in something.

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Not the enemy of who or what?
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Old 12-03-2012, 15:21   #8
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Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs.
Tell that to a Muslim.
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Tell that to a Muslim.
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Old 12-03-2012, 19:00   #10
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Tempting.

Christians argue a lot. They argue philosophy. Sect argues with sect. When it comes to free thinking Christians are down right combative. It is the nature of the religion.
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Old 12-03-2012, 20:59   #11
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...Christians are down right combative. It is the nature of the religion.
Well, when you're right you may as well tell the world.
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Old 12-03-2012, 21:08   #12
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Well, when you're right you may as well tell the world.
Yup.

Christians are not the enemy. The enemy is in the Christian.


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Yup.

Christians are not the enemy. The enemy is in the Christian.


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Are you referring to Jesus Christ?
Maybe the Holy Spirit, or even God himself?

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Are you referring to Jesus Christ?
Maybe the Holy Spirit, or even God himself?

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Doctrine.

Doctrine is your Lord. What YOU almighty YOU believe to be true.

The enemy.
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Well, when you're right you may as well tell the world.
Sure. Don't even bother to articulate how you're right in terms that non-wackaloon people can understand. Just spout off about how you're right on a forum while your religion and your political party dies. How's that working out for you?
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Are you referring to Jesus Christ?
Maybe the Holy Spirit, or even God himself?

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"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:18   #17
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Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs. BTW, everyone believes in something.

Discuss.

Some of them are.
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Sounds to me like the atheists are looking for enemies. Curious.............
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Sounds to me like the atheists are looking for enemies. Curious.............
Being that the atheists are the only ones with a doctrine which doesn't explicitly forbid them from abiding by the motto, "Live and let live" (whether or not they always do abide by that is a different story), they don't ever have to look very far.
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Tell that to a Muslim.
That was easy, eh?
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Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs. BTW, everyone believes in something.

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Certainly not. People who wish to dictate how others must live their lives, and who wish to dictate morality to others; those are the problem.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:07   #22
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Critical thinking these days demands the recognition that Christians are NOT the enemy regardless of your beliefs. BTW, everyone believes in something.

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Christians are the enemy of critical thinking.
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Christians are the enemy of critical thinking.
This! They're also the enemy of education and progress.
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This! They're also the enemy of education and progress.
No, just enemies of indoctrination in secular humanism and progressIVE drivel.

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No, just enemies of indoctrination in secular humanism and progressIVE drivel.

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Well then you are saying that Christians are the enemy of certain ways of thinking.

The sad part is that Christians don't realize the effect this has on world. I was taught to separate myself from the world, as a fundamentalist Christian. The effects of separation still are with me. It took a long time to really get over that self-defeating philosophy.
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