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Originally posted by johnsky
The humane thing to do with a person with autism, would be to recognize them as still being a human being, and treat them as such.
Is an autistic person a physical threat to members of a church? No. People without autism have a far better grasp of their surroundings than autistics, and hence, can defend themselves against any outbursts.
Is the child with autism a threat? Absolutely not.
Is the child with autism in some form, not worth humane treatment? No.
So whats the HUMANE thing to do?
Treat the child as one of your own.
What is religion NOT doing?
The religious are NOT treating this child humanely.
You must really like the taste of your own foot. Don't accuse me of backtracking when I've stood by my statements from the moment I made them. Fail to see the humor do you? Well that's stating the obvious, I already stated that my joking could be perceived as bad or offensive, so you're scoring zero points against me there. And spare me the "I attacked you" crap, you fired the first volley. If you can't hang, then pipe down. the rest of your post made hardly any sense so I'm not going to bother pointing out the various instances of you choking on your foot. Unless you persist that is.
Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by Gigatronix
A joke eh? Sorry, I failed to see your attempt at humor. You knew what you were doing, don't backtrack now on it. It's weak to say " I didn't mean that, it was really just a joke". Why even imply that if you did not, and apparently still feel that way? That's it, attack me for pointing our the problems with your question without acknowledging that your whole premise was wrong in the first place.
BTW, I am glad you picked up on my reference to recent political gaffes. I merely did it to show what damage is done but having preconceived ideas about a group. That is my entire agenda.
Have a nice day.
[edit on 3-6-2008 by pavil]
Please don't presume to know what I understand and what I don't. If you want to have a serious discussion about miracles, then you can do one of two things: describe this miracle you say you witnessed, or explain why God won't perform a miracle on this boy.
Originally posted by jasonjnelson
reply to post by Gigatronix
I can say, without any sarcasm, that I have watched a miracle take place. Please do not mock that which you do not understand. If you really did, you would know what most of the normal christians consider Televangelists to be. Lepers, and Leaches.
Originally posted by Chosen
By Catholic laws, they have done something wrong, you cant really ban someone from a church.period. no matter what happens you can't do it.
though this may not be practical, it's what I've been taught.