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but something like 75% of Democrats are also Christian. So there has to be more at work here than just because they believe 2000 year old fairy tales.
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: Annee
I agree. The return of the REAL Republican party and a return to REAL conservatism will DEFINITELY help get our country back on track.
Look at the black community. The black community can be known for being VERY spiritual, but they don't let that spirituality stand in the way of their politics. When was the last time you met a black man going on and on about how absurd it sounds for men to be descended from monkeys?
originally posted by: the2ofusr1
a reply to: Krazysh0t
You are either a very brave soul or a fool for starting this thread . "Yes, but I also don't vote strictly along party lines. My ideals can be more described as moderate." nice of you to self define yourself . Does it have a consensus from members or is it your own assessment of how you would like to be defined ?
" So I am willing to sacrifice my ideals so that our country can extend its rights to more and more demographics of people." how nice of you to be so consolatory towards people you know nothing about . Seeing ,you are parking your own ideals to allow others to make that decision for you ,you might be considered , patriotic .Is it to a flag ?
"For one, why do I have to be religious to be a Conservative? Why do they HAVE to be linked? Naturally, some of you will tell me that they don't have to be, but all evidence shows that the modern conservative movement is intricately linked to religiousism, namely Christianity. " Are you saying that you have to be Christian based to be Conservative ? Or are you saying you have to be spiritual ? Or are you asking why do people who claim a spiritual connection are Conservative ? Your answer to that question would be answered spiritually . Just like in the sciences ,you have to go to other fields to get a answer to a question not available from within . ie. don't look for metaphysical answers from the physical sciences .
Your thread turned from a question you didn't answer to one where you are going to give the answer .I guess it's the Atheist Gospel and the rest is a sermon . The more I read into your post the more imagination I had to juggle in my mind . I can only assume that rather then having a clearer picture of life that I am trying to have ,I would have to go back to a time of confusion I have been trying to escape all my life .Or if I am to consider what you are saying to be factual .
In leaving I will say that if you think you need to be conservative to accept spirituality then you are in a real pickle . I would suggest that people who except spirituality will become conservative . And also that there are actually are some conservatives who are not spiritual . They seem to set on the fence though .