Originally posted by Destiny10
AW, aw sorry it took so long to reply. I am not very good at spotting my repliers. I apologize.
To be honest with you, I don't think you know what you're talking about and I forgive you for that.
That is pretty funny considering the following.
But you are not on the 'front line' so to speak and that is obvious. Christians don't have a very good quality control system. Like most
people we American Christians resist controls we are by nature lessez faire. sp?
American Christians resist controls? Since when? They want to control marriage, sex, child bearing. They have a death penalty for not honoring your
parents - no matter how bad your parents were. Your entire religion is a set of controls that Christians in America are constantly trying to impose on
the rest of us.
The next Christian that goes ballistic on me for saying happy holidays in the holiday season instead of merry christmas is being dragged back here by
his ear to respond to you about why he is so well represented in American Christianity and their system of controls. Hell, didn't Christians fight to
make sure their 10 main controls were hung on walls in our courts?
That seems really quite controlling.
Also, who is on the "frontline" and who is not and how do you decide?
My former church had a corrupt pastor (I am still praying for him) and that was obvious. It took a lot to get him out of there.
So you wanted control over who the pastor of your church was.
Misspending money, other women, shallow teaching, he was guilty of it all.
Guilty of all of what? Not adhering to Christian American control systems? That is what you just listed. No one gives the pastor of a church money
they do not want to GIVE them. What he does with it is up to him, unless you have a control system in place that makes some spending good spending and
some spending bad spending.
This church was under attack by unseen forces and it was miserable fighting it. My best friend got kicked out, I felt unseen pressures. If I
attended that church that promoted hate I would have probably felt like I was standing with Satan. Most people just don't have the energy to fight
that much power. Unfortunately, your types don't believe such entities exist. And they do!
I do not believe any entities that are only evident in fictional books real. I know you will never be able to introduce me to one, show me one, point
one out to me, or prove they exist anywhere outside your mind. That does in fact mean that they do not exist. Almost the entire population of Earth
believed the Earth was flat. That did not make it true.
It just seems so odd for you to suggest Christian Americans resist control systems when I see them waving signs around about who I should love, marry,
or whether or not I should have to give birth because they want me to, spending huge sums on government crap just to get laws made in their favor,
protesting to have their rules and only their rules being respected enough to be posted inside each court room.
I have never met or known a god. I do know stealing is bad, murder is bad. Lust is not illegal, honoring your parents is not illegal, remembering the
Sabbath is not illegal, taking the lords name in vein is not illegal, making graven images is not only not illegal, it is a multi-billion dollar
business in Catholic Churches, basically none of the 10 commandments Christians in America was in court rooms are even relate to any actual laws save
two. Stealing is illegal but being envious is not.
I can barely escape Christian control systems in America and I have never been a Christian.