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reply to post by Krazysh0t
I would agree the the main denominational types cant say that but I would also like to point out that there are some Churches that dont buy into the fallacy of needing a ordained minster that has the diploma . There are also many house Churches that don't have to contend with paying rent for a big building and somehow watching over a heard of people .They like the smaller flocks .It's a much closer family that way .
My only point is now before you point fingers at a church for having too much, making too much, or spending too much, why not look at your government the same
Lets clean them up then go after churches
Yes, there is.
reply to post by ketsuko
Yes, there is.
Don't gives me any lessor of two evils BS that is just a cop out.
If the world worked that way we should let all mass murderers go because the government kills way more people. Sorry that doesn't work for me.
Incidenataly maybe if religious organizations aren't allowed to skate by and are in the same boat as the rest of us they would get involved in bringing the gov back in line.
christian minds are like concrete thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
A story about people in a religious organization doing terrible things to good people....is not quite the same as meaning religion by definition is out to do terrible things to people, though many will insist so. One could just as well post a story about an atheist ripping some one off and claim ''a lack of belief does terrible things to good people''. Thats pretty much the logic used in the OP. Meanwhile, in the real world...its the theists who are running charities, orphanages, hospitals, aid networks etc. Theistic concepts stress on charity and compassionate behaviour.edit on 15-3-2014 by sk0rpi0n because: (no reason given)