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Originally posted by spinalremain
reply to post by The_Seeker
He didnt pass judgement on anyone. He said that gay marriage is an attack on creation. He didnt say Joe and Bill are fruity and are going to rot for being gay. Theres a difference.
Originally posted by cjcord
Originally posted by muzzleflash
No, those who are against nature should be helped to understand it better only.
And yes, it is.
oops, were you not speaking to the board in general? Apologies.
Originally posted by spinalremain
Why are so many people questioning why the Pope is commenting on this? Has everyone forgotten that marriage is a sacrament? It's his job to comment on these issues. If the pope isnt commenting on religeous sacraments, then whats he supposed to comment on?
Originally posted by Hemisphere
Originally posted by downisreallyup
There are already TOO MANY heterosexuals having babies. If anything, the world needs more homosexuals to help slow this terrible trend. Plus, as a general rule, homosexuals tends to be highly artistic and highly intelligent people, so it wouldn't hurt man's progress either.
Get the homosexuals in gear! Rub those sticks together. I didn't know there was shortage of intelligent artists.
You know if I were a dumbass homosexual I might be highly offended by your comments. But then again I likely wouldn't know enough to be offended. I would know that I was homosexual though. The witty guy in the puffy shirt standing behind me would clue me in. We're good that way.
Originally posted by Dock9
Ok. Let's just agree that way back then .. 2 or 3 thousand years ago ... people were ignorant, incredibly ignorant in many ways
and just because they were
is no sound reason for that same ignorance to be peddled and rammed down people's throats today, posturing as 'God's word' and 'God's Will'
Originally posted by Taupin Desciple
reply to post by downisreallyup
This planet doesn't have an overpopulation propblem. We instead have a dispersal problem. We choose to cram ourselves like sardines into urban areas that are overpopulated. Phoenix Az. for example has a population density of roughly 3,300 people per square mile. That depressed me enough not to even check into the likes of Tokyo or London.Here's some facts and figures for you my friend.
Earth's Population as of today: 6,795,000,000
Total square miles of LAND mass of earth: 57,500,000
[ This represents only 30% of the total mass]
118.2 people per square mile
Keep doing the math and you'll find that that equals 5.4 people per acre, or 1 person for every 8,066 square feet. Sorry, but your overpopulation argument doesn't hold much water. As for the "but the arctic is inhabitable" theory, North Dakota is colder than the arctic right now. Deserts? You might be suprised at some of the places people call home. Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet.
My point here is that some people might find my response to your argument is off topic. Well, what does that say about your argument? To argue that homosexuality [ not the homosexual him/herself ] should be accepted because the world is overpopulated just makes no sense to me whatsoever.
Do I live in the 1700s? No, I'm firmly grounded in 2010. I don't try to demean you or anyone else when they state their point of view, so I expect at least as much in return. Besides which, what was wrong with the 1700s? The fact that they were less accepting of others that were different ? I admit that people need to be more open minded, but since when does the continual acceptance of different things decade after decade equate to moral,intellectual, and spiritual advancement. Call me a knuckle dragging neanderthal, but I don't get it.
As for the identifying myself as not a homosexual, my bad, I meant to say homophobe [all these different homo's are starting to confuse me]
I just wanted everyone to know that my opinion wasn't biased.
Just my 2 cents. Peace