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Radical Christianity — Pastor Who Hosted GOP: Paris Victims 'Devil-Worshippers'

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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:39 PM
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a reply to: Flatfish

" Narcissism and Religion" , Feed that to your search engine.

Scary results, a lot of them.




posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:48 PM
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So much for this thread.

The Obvious Strategy of The Islamic State Is Working, You’re All Being Stupid

It's a different story when it comes to Christians.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:48 PM
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originally posted by: MyHappyDogShiner
a reply to: Flatfish

" Narcissism and Religion" , Feed that to your search engine.

Scary results, a lot of them.


Uh oh, I did it and now there's smoke coming out of my computer.

Is that the new technological version of "fire & brimstone?" Am I going to hell?


ETA: Never mind, it wasn't my computer.
Just found out the wife burned my toast.

Oh crap, I think it has a picture of Jesus's face on it.

I'm screwed!

edit on 25-11-2015 by Flatfish because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:50 PM
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originally posted by: lucifershiningone
a reply to: ManBehindTheMask

I was replying to NEo who stated that radical attacks by Islam having going on for decades and I showed him that Christians have also done horrible things mere decades ago.

As for Christians and radicals...look at Africa and tell them the Christians there are not radicals.


And the Chinese and Soviet governments were state mandated atheists. Are we going to start talking about radical atheism because of the Holodomor and Tiananmen Square (among other atrocities)? OH how dangerous that sonuvabitch Richard Dawkins is, lined up with the mentality which led to millions of deaths at the hands of those atheists in the Red Menace...

HUMANITY has done horrible things and continues to do so to this day. Deal with it.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:50 PM
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originally posted by: usernameconspiracy

originally posted by: ManBehindTheMask

originally posted by: usernameconspiracy

originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: PresidentCamacho

I wholly agree with that statement. So why is it then that one strain of crazy is so acceptable among mainstream American conservatives that GOP politicians can be immersed up to their necks in it without suffering negative effects and another is the subject of considerable consternation and copious ranting?


Trust me, it isn't the message of Westboro Baptist that makes them the scourge of most Americans, it's their poor choice of how and where they relay the message. If they didn't target the funerals of fallen soldiers and the like, you'd hear much less about them as far as being crazy.



Thats kind of common sense isnt it?

If you didnt hear or see it, how the hell can you speak out against it?

You wouldnt know they were doing it....

Thats like blaming police for not arresting a man they didnt know was shoplifting....


You miss my meaning, or I didn't explain it well. If they were only preaching their brand of hate within their church like most of these other hate churches do, they would not make the amount of news they do by letting everyone know they are going to bash everything in life different than their disgusting selves and they are going to do it at the funeral of Corporal Smith, who died in battle, or the funeral of a fallen police officer.

You keep it to your congregation sermons and it doesn't make as much news. Those other ministries who preach similar garbage are keeping their hate in-house. If Westboro did the same, would they be such a hot topic? Doubt it.



Ahh yes ok that makes more sense now, cant say I disagree with that at all



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:53 PM
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a reply to: Flatfish

Only your computer going to hell.

No backup machine?.

Must be the economy....
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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:54 PM
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originally posted by: lucifershiningone
a reply to: ManBehindTheMask

I was replying to NEo who stated that radical attacks by Islam having going on for decades and I showed him that Christians have also done horrible things mere decades ago.

As for Christians and radicals...look at Africa and tell them the Christians there are not radicals.


Agreed what is going on in Africa is a tragedy and should be met with just as much force as any other radical religion carrying out killings.....

But as far as apples to apples

Hate speech preached here in the US at some churches, seems to me is more in the same line as the Hate speech professed by groups like BLM

If the left are willing to Demonize a whole group because of these bigoted preachers or churches, why arent they doing the same with groups like the BLM?

Seems hypocritical to me....

We arent suppose to white wash BLM and the Black Panthers and other groups who are openly racist and indeed at times violent/destructive

Yet the left has no issue pigeonholing all of Christianity because of ignorant pastors...

I just find it disingenuous , intentionally divisive, and agenda driven



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:55 PM
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I would start worrying when you see groups of zealots throwing people off high buildings justified by their ideology because being gay is a crime with a holy death sentence.....


Why do we have to wait for the crazies to finally act on their fanatical religious indoctrination? IF a Muslim extremist were preaching similar garbage as these three stooges you bet your ass that person would've been arrested or at least talked to by the FBI.

Christian extremist shouldn't be given a higher status of respect for their lack of violent acts,their ideology promotes violence and discrimination and you want us to just sit here with our thumbs up our asses and wait for them to finally do something?

Give me a #ing break man.
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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:56 PM
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I just find it disingenuous , intentionally divisive, and agenda driven


Your not the only who sees that and the hypocrisy.
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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 12:57 PM
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Where is the LEFT's condemnation of Farakan,Wright, and Sharpton ?

Never mind don't answer 'radicalism' only matters when it's the GOP.
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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:00 PM
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We arent suppose to white wash BLM and the Black Panthers and other groups who are openly racist and indeed at times violent/destructive

Yet the left has no issue pigeonholing all of Christianity because of ignorant pastors...

I just find it disingenuous , intentionally divisive, and agenda driven


BS, I'm all for white washing all violent, destructive and corrupt institutions!!!

wait...what?



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:03 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
So much for this thread.

The Obvious Strategy of The Islamic State Is Working, You’re All Being Stupid

It's a different story when it comes to Christians.



has anyone in this thread said they'd like to exterminate Christians? I haven't read that here once... weird.

from the op -
How often do conservatives blast moderate Muslims for the popular perception that they're "not doing enough to denounce radical Islam?" How ironic (and concerning, not to mention hypocritical) is it then that the same people refuse to acknowledge let alone denounce Christian extremists in their own backyard — in their own political party?

I guess it is a different story when it comes to Christians. ugh.


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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:09 PM
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originally posted by: Klassified

originally posted by: Bennyzilla
a reply to: Klassified

Point out generalizations towards Islamic people: BIGOTRY, RACISM, THREAD DELETED

Point out generalizations towards Christian people: QQ, CHEESE WITH THAT WHINE, GET OVER IT OMG


I have tried to maintain consistency throughout. I don't give a pass to either.

Did you like that one about the cheese? Lol. Don't take these forums and debates too seriously Benny. It's not worth it. You'll just get a headache. This is for fun, research, and learning. It's a place we can let our hair down, say what we think within the T&C's, and hear what others think about what we think. Then let it all go. Some of the members I have respect for here, are those I may seldom agree with. That's ok. I'd still have a beer with them.


Yes you do and I appreciate it Klassified
You tend to keep a level head and condemn both sides equally .
We may not agree on a few topics but I would enjoy a beer with you, ok, beer for you and a coke for me, haven't drank in 20 some years.

Sound advice in your second paragraph
I have learned that the hard way, used to get a lot of headaches



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:22 PM
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has anyone in this thread said they'd like to exterminate Christians? I haven't read that here once... weird.


Yo that is what secularism is, and we all know GOP critics just love to push that.



What does Christianity mean today? National Socialism is a religion. All we lack is a religious genius capable of uprooting outmoded religious practices and putting new ones in their place. We lack traditions and ritual. One day soon National Socialism will be the religion of all Germans. My Party is my church, and I believe I serve the Lord best if I do his will, and liberate my oppressed people from the fetters of slavery. That is my gospel. Dated 16 October 1928


en.wikiquote.org...

Quite the shame Christianphobes don't fend Christianity the same as they do Islam.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:34 PM
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a reply to: neo96

i haven't read one response in this thread supporting or defending Islamic terrorist... weird.

i don't defend Islamic terrorists.. AND, i don't defend Christian extremists. the question is why do you defend them, the Christian extremists? do you really not see the similarity?



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:42 PM
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a reply to: knoxie

It's the 21st century way. In order to not take any responsibility for anything, point out something others do and add that to the martyr syndrome. What was the topic again?



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:42 PM
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a reply to: neo96


Wasn't radical Christians that attacked on 9-11


Yes it was.

And everyone knows it.

Then they went on a "crusade" in Iraq.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 01:57 PM
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originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
a reply to: neo96


Wasn't radical Christians that attacked on 9-11


Yes it was.

And everyone knows it.

Then they went on a "crusade" in Iraq.


It was Radical Christians that flew into the towers?

You know im not one to condemn a whole religion here Charlie and I respect the hell out of you, but it wasnt Christians that did that, nor is it Radical Chritians beheading people in the ME and taking large swaths of land to establish their Caliphate......



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 02:12 PM
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a reply to: Bennyzilla
a reply to: ManBehindTheMask
a reply to: neo96

Who in this thread is bashing Christians as a whole? Perhaps you'd like to comment directly to the people who are doing this instead of making baseless accusations to distract from the topic at hand?

I haven't seen it from anyone else and as for myself, I've referenced a specific segment of Christians in every post I've made, including the OP. I have no interest in disparaging Christians as a whole anymore than I do in Muslims or any group of a billion+ people. What I have is an interest in denouncing and calling attention to the dangers of extremism. In particular, I am concerned by that fact that in this country, hardcore Christian extremism is being tolerated by conservatives.

If you honestly think that I'm wrong, then why not attempt to prove me wrong instead of crying "Christianophobia!"

Could it perhaps be that there's really no way to reasonably explain away the presence of senators and governors at a hate preacher's conference and your own political correctness dictates that you should therefore make every attempt to end the discussion with lame tactics?
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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 02:13 PM
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originally posted by: intrepid
a reply to: knoxie

It's the 21st century way. In order to not take any responsibility for anything, point out something others do and add that to the martyr syndrome. What was the topic again?



Well, part of the topic was the lack of perspective, dare I say ignorance of this statement direct from the OP:
"Ideologically, the distance between radical Christianity and radical Islam is actually a lot smaller than people are comfortable admitting."

The OP made a failed attempt at comparing a loud mouthed bigot to a bunch of assholes intent on murdering us all... thus: topical replies were made.



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