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The Washington Post-ABC News poll showed 51 percent of people say the war is not worth fighting. That sentiment was particularly high among members of the president's own party, with seven in 10 Democrats saying the war is not worth its costs.
Originally posted by Sundancer
reply to post by PRS395
I hear Christians everyday saying "oh but he is not a real Christian" or "oh but she is not a real Christian" or "Oh but they are not real Christians".
By the time I get done hearing about how all these people aren't real Christians I have no Christians left.
They are ALL real Christians, they are ALL what REAL Christians are.
Originally posted by Odessy
Hello all, thanks for joining the discussion
I want to take the time to share a thought I've had recently.
If you've read my other threads and posts, you should know I'm not an advocate of fighting, and I don't want anyone's feelings to get hurt, so if you could, just step outside yourselves while reading this post, and look at it with an unclouded, neutral, mind.
This message can be directed towards anyone, but I direct it at christians because, from what I have observed, through close family, past friends, and current society, you guys seem to be missing the point.
Obviously, a lot of christians here on ATS are the exception, so a lot of what I say doesn't apply to you. Somehow many of you can do what other christians can't and acknowledge the ideals of other people with an open mind. Kudos to you
there are not 2 billion christians of earth. many of them hardly know a thing about christ and don't care about his teachings. don't belive bush and obama when they say they are christian (lol
My thought starts with the knowledge that Christianity is the largest religion in the world today (if you include Catholicism and all other sects (which you should) into one big bundle... the concept is virtually the same).
It can be argued that all of the leaders in the US merit Christianity as the true religion, and often followers themselves, especially the last few Presidents in office.
My thought continues with an ideal:
"If there is one true religion, then the world would be a better place if everyone followed it."
The obvious conclusion I've come up with, is that the more Christians there are in the world... (flame time)... the worse off we've become...
Never have there been more christians than there are today, and never has the world been in such a mess (thats we know of).
I can go on and on about how the majority of christians act in our world today regarding war, materialism, and in many other aspects of our daily lives, but I think my thought above makes it quite obvious...
The world is in a terrible state, and the majority of the world are christians...
shouldn't it be the other way around?
I think Jesus was an awesome guy, I wish you guys had a book of only the things Jesus said, nothing else... the world would be a better place, as we would all be focusing on how to better ourselves, how to become better people... Jesus was very buddhist in his teachings... and sorry, I don't see buddhists causing half the mess christians have...
(FYI, I am neither Christian or Buddhist, but I believe in the teachings of both figure heads)