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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    Pretty easily, actually. The kid had parents. Were his parents neglectful and ignored his pain, or ignored his hatred for something that, prior to the event, he had no hatred for? Did he later in...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    I start by not using what happened to him when he was a child as a free pass for him. Then I look at the facts as presented. Was he unsaved at the time of death? Yes. Does scripture say that such...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    I'll concede I was misunderstanding your posts and this whoooole conversation. And we'll get back to the topic at hand.

    Point conceded and fallacy charge withdrawn.

    AH, the meat of the matter....
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    And I'm pointing out that the definition of justice you're using seems to be one and the same as Future's, which isn't justice so much as it is revenge.
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    Well, now we still have to define what justice means in the context we're talking about here. Future said it was, "the process or result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    Then you worded your prior post in the most piss poor fashion imaginable. I've gone back and reread it and it still reads exactly the same to me. Which means we're talking in circles here. Because...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    I'll take that at face value. You insist you were responding to MT and that's fine. Let's look at what you were responding to:

    MT's 1st post in the thread.


    That brings up a good point, what...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    I didn't say it was a straw man argument, only that you were constructing one. I'll break it down and show you how.

    Future: X is devoid of justice because of forgiveness.
    Hyde: How does...
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    Re: Favorite Video Games

    I'm gonna go ahead and lay out a LOT on the game here in regards to those things because there's reasons for it. As far as the health bar goes, a human effigy should restore what you lose from...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    You're trying too hard, Future. Let's revisit the exchange so you can see how you're starting to construct a straw man.



    Here, you introduced the concept here that a criminal ought to be...
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    Re: Favorite Video Games

    I just got into the Witcher 3, and among others, I've been going back to Dark Souls 2 and 3.

    I've found I'm probably not the best monster hunter to be calling. "She's on the run for her life!? ...
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    Re: Christianity is a conspiracy

    ...by encouraging them to not break laws, pay taxes, and be productive? Lovecraftian levels of horror to be sure.

    What is inherently unjust about forgiving a crime?

    Wouldn't that fall under...
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    FD: Re: Debate: Does Goes Exist?

    First, let me say that I'm sorry about the absenteeism. I'm in the process of packing up my family and moving to another state, so my schedule has been hectic and is looking to continue that way for...
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    FD: Re: Debate: Does Goes Exist?

    So, if I understand it correctly, the format is this:

    1: Someone accepting to debate the issue.
    2: Each individual's opening arguments would be their first posts AFTER agreeing to debate the...
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    Re: A gay man who opposes same sex marriage

    I think you guys may have misunderstood what he was saying. Look at the context of the remark:


    I have always wanted to be a father. I would give just about anything for the chance to have kids....
  16. Re: Hypocrisy of Homosexual "Marriage" Argument at Supreme Court

    I think everyone here may be over-thinking the issue a bit. What ultimately makes the plaintiff's remarks hypocritical is that the plaintiff is arguing for the redefining of marriage to be inclusive...
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    Re: How is this right?

    I did agree that only the things both sides agree occurred are what is undeniably true. But since you're offering that because there's a disagreement over his testimony (the couple's details of the...
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    Re: How is this right?

    Absolutely.


    I think we do have adequate information. What we have available to us shows agreement over the details of the event that led to the complaint that was filed. We have the attorney's...
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    Re: How is this right?

    They don't, clearly, but they do agree (as inferred from the complaint) that he never said or did anything explicitly discriminatory.

    So...you're waiting for a transcript of his actual motivation...
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    Re: The "Tolerance" of the Left

    You don't see a problem with gay people boycotting a gay guy who's trying to get a politician to rethink his stance on banning gay marriage?
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    Re: How is this right?

    I'm really not sure how to make it any clearer here, Mican. The disagreement over the extent of the kissing is ultimately irrelevant. This isn't a case of "Telling them to stop kissing when it's a...
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    Re: How is this right?

    There are, among the three separate articles about the issue linked in this thread, a whopping TWO contradictions here. 1) The nature of the kissing. Dhabi says it was explicit and inappropriate. ...
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    Re: How is this right?

    Soooo....I'll just repost some of the things no one is addressing here when they get brought up:

    "My client never once mentioned anything about their sexuality and never threw them out of the...
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    Re: How is this right?

    Theophilus pointed this out, but I'll repost it from the article:


    Under New York state law, public and private businesses are prohibited from refusing service based on sexual orientation. Yet,...
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    Re: How is this right?

    And that law is wholly irrelevant to the issue at hand. He was in the process of providing service for them (he was driving them in his cab) when he asked them to stop kissing. So he isn't refusing...
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    Re: Superman v Batman

    I really think you're giving Superman too much credit in the intelligence department. Again, we're talking about a guy who is routinely outsmarted by Lex Luthor. A villain that would require little...
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    Re: Superman v Batman

    Batman doesn't just know karate. He's an expert at CQC in almost every form. Remember, we're talking about the guy who's taken on Deathstroke and Raaz-al Ghul on multiple occasions and won. And...
  28. Re: Should Resident Aliens Be Allowed To Vote In The United States?

    The bold is problematic here. In general, it wouldn't be, but what's happened is that you introduced the status quo as your position in the OP. Ergo, as you introduced it, you do have to support...
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    Re: Hello To The Board

    Welcome to the boards.
  30. Re: Should Resident Aliens Be Allowed To Vote In The United States?

    That was careless wording on my part. I thought it was understood that I was referring to people coming here legally. And I still don't see how that would impact illegal immigration.

    I did...
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