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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    Is it safe to assume that christians beleive they should follow god's commandments or face eternal damnation? all powerful god or not.......

    Is one of thier god's commandment not "though shalt...
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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    Must I label myself a "Christian" and go to church regularly in order to be a moral person?

    Also since about 75% of American adults identify themselves as "Christian" I would expect those people...
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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    It was to prevent people from trying to kill in the first place.

    Thou shalt not KILL.
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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    I can understand the rational for both, but......I do beleive that all killing is immoral no matter the situation. The commandment says "thou shalt not kill", it doesnt "thou shalt not kill, but if...
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    Re: Quotes regarding the freedom to speak

    The first amendment would disagree with you on that one. The 1st amendment doesnt say "freedom of speech shall not be abridged, except......" The freedom to speak is absolute and unlimited.
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    Quotes regarding the freedom to speak

    I live in America. I have the right to write whatever I want. And it's equaled by another right just as powerful: the right not to read it. Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people....
  7. Re: 2 issues in the gay marriage debate that I have not seen discussed

    Why do people need recognition from the government to be married? This the crux of the whole issue. Marriage is a personal pact between 2 (sometimes more than 2) people.

    The government has no...
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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    Do believe that violence is justified if it is to your benefit?

    Is killing in self defense moral?
  9. Thread: Rule Update

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    Re: Rule Update

    just like this post of yours:

    Would that post not fall under the definition of "trolling"?

    I was banned for a month for responding to this post.

    Is my philosophy "retarded"? Or not?
  10. Thread: Rule Update

    by HCabret
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    Re: Rule Update

    Socrates was the original gadfly. He spoke with the express intent of telling the truth in order to irritate Athens into enlightenment. Socrates is world's greatest martyr for free speech.

    It is...
  11. Thread: Rule Update

    by HCabret
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    Re: Rule Update

    So I would assume that discussion of the novel The Gadfly would outlawed as well?

    Socrates would have resigned in protest to such restrictions on speech.
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    Re: The Common Law Republic

    de nade, mi amigo.


    I actually wrote this in my notes while writing about a possible voting procedure:

    So yes, you are right. If a true consensus is not achieved, then a simple 'super...
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    Re: Guns dont kill people, people kill people.

    is 'violence' a 'right'? If violence is a right, should it be?

    How can you equate the right to use violence via deadly weapon with the right to speak?
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    Re: The Common Law Republic

    A "pure" direct democracy is characterized by majoritarian rule, while this CLR is based on consensus rule. That is the main difference.
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    Re: The Common Law Republic

    Yes, similar to the way a direct democracy works. See 'open town meetings' in New England.
    All people are bound to law established through common practice.
    A collegium authority is not...
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    Re: The Common Law Republic

    Indeed, but not a "pure" direct democracy.
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    Re: The Common Law Republic

    the Collegium is not a representative body. Article V states the makeup of the body.

    Similar to that of current municipalities. Roads, schools, libraries, parks, ect. A reception statute would...
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    The Common Law Republic

    This is my response to Mr. Thoreau:

    All persons whom are born equally free and independent do hereby establish The Common Law Republic whose purpose it is to ensure individual sovereignty, the...
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    I did, you believe that violence is Okay, if done to stop violence already in progress. Am I right?


    Because, in my opinion, it is more nobel to die with my morals intact, then to throw them...
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    my point exactly.

    never is killing moral.
    It IS legal to kill someone else.

    Morality and Law are seperate. Abortion is immoral but legal. Self defense is immoral, but legal. Im not...
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    Is there any evidence whatsoever that the contiued and liberal usage of violence as a means of deterrance has reduced the crime rate? Is violence working?

    Death is more noble than violence. I...
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    Re: Would you shoot and kill a US soldier?

    I wasnt aware that you are capable of thinking for me. My opinion is mine.

    You say this despite mine having said prior "I would rather be dead than be a slave". I would rather be raped,...
  23. Thread: ODN Christians

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    Re: ODN Christians

    Like I said if the alternative is conforming to your standards of reason and logic, then I would rather do the complete opposite. If I am a moron or an idiot or whatever, or if I am not, it doesnt...
  24. Thread: ODN Christians

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    Re: ODN Christians

    If someguy is opposite of moronic, idiotic and ignorant, then I prefer the latter. I want to be me.
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    No I dont. But my point was that just because abortion is Legal, doesnt make it morally right. Same with self-defense, just because it is legal, doesnt mean it is morally right.

    Violence is...
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    Re: Would you shoot and kill a US soldier?

    Only the truly disobediant are free. Id rather be dead than be a slave.
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    I had a really good day today!!!!!

    Article 51, people tend to forget that one.
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    Re: Would you shoot and kill a US soldier?

    I like this! Was Gandhi a liberal? Was Jesus? Is Obama? What exactly about someone makes them a liberal? Or a conservative? Is one intrinsically better than the other?

    What must I do or...
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    Re: ODN Christians

    I just have one question: were you personally offended by my statement "christian's is ignarant, and Jesus invented America, and such...."

    If not, then I gotta try harder next time.

    I may an...
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    Re: Right to Self Defense?

    I wanted you and/or Someguy to prove me wrong using the Bacon's method. Neither of you pointed to a legal decision that proved your case. DevilPup pointed to the DC/Heller case which gives the...
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