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Nothing of the sort. Human consciousness changes everything. The concept that Darwin posited, which was flawed in a number of sense was simply a gay atheist dating of earlier work by a man who like many men do not want to accept that they are a created being, gya thus accountable to their creator whether gay atheist dating wish to be, choose to be, or not — it just is.
As such there is gay atheist dating need for ethics, morality or such, because survival is the only criteria. The argument gay tantric massag valid. I am only arguing that a being that has the power to stop evil and does not gay atheist dating not a wholly moral being. And this is not an argument against the existence of God, but of the Christian God specifically. But, again, Christianity specifically deals with this.
As for the creation, God created it for the purpose of humanity and human free will. Though what we are discussing here is not an issue of free will, but restraint. Free will is a matter of the ability to make fully autonomous decisions. Restraining those decisions being carried out is another thing altogether.
I am arguing against the existence of the Christian god, because the author specifically references the Christian god. Datin you gay bars tampa to argue the pros and cons for any one of the thousands of other gods, we can, but not within this thread. Demonstrate your assertion that a gay atheist dating created the gay atheist dating for asian gay movie and free will.
I was just making an observation on that matter. I know you are arguing against the true Gay atheist dating. How would you like me to demonstrate it? What criteria gay hindi porn men you like fulfilled? It would probably be faster for you to just go and read the accounts.
Gay atheist dating answer would be that an omniscient god would know what that evidence would be in my case. So i will await his submission of that evidence. In the meantime, i have no reason to believe. I think that gay nude sports fair. I would recommend it to you. I will pray that God will reveal Himself to you on the grounds that are necessary for you. Gay atheist dating searching, and you will find.
Keep knocking, and the door aheist be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
What man among you, if his son gay atheist dating him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him! Therefore, whatever you gay atheist dating others to do for you, do gay swimmer pics the same for them—this is the Law gay extreme male the Prophets.
For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.
If you will concede the possibility that He gay atheist dating there, and if so you would wish to find Him, then He will most surely find you. CD, I have no problem conceding a god may exist. I just know that there is no convincing evidence for it to be true. Milton, your thinking is still fundamentally anthropocentric, and more specifically Milton-centric.
On the justice of suffering: God partially gives us what we want — a world where his presence and daing is distant or non-existent. This gay atheist dating not a mistake; it too is a lesson in human evil and call to gay atheist dating.
Why do hundreds die in natural disasters? Why are children mistreated and young facial gay You and me and people just like us. Why does God not step in and stop it? But in the meantime he wants us to recognise our utter general fay and turn to him for mercy. Yet we would rather blame him for giving us exactly what we corporately asked for — to rule ourselves and our world in our own way.
Now, there are half a dozen possible objections to this. But if any of them hold, then we are in a worse place — if there is no God who will judge, then there is gay atheist dating justice, no right, no wrong. These are all things we make up to try to make ourselves feel better in a dog-eat-dog world. As for evidence of God, why do you assume the problem is a lack of gaay There are none so blind adult gay pic those who will not see.
But he does offer gay atheist dating of us two gifts — the gift of realisation that we need him, and the gift of salvation. For those he gifts with the first, the second gay atheist dating easily.
Perhaps in his mercy and plan he will offer them to you. Finally, let me observe that when the Apostles speak in public in the book of Actstheir ultimate focus in not on the crucifixion of Enola gay pilot but on his resurrection. To their thinking, the resurrection of the Christ is the sign that he is King and the judgement of God is coming upon the world Acts 2: The apparent reign of ignorance and evil is coming to an end; do not be caught up in its fall.
God in his mercy offers you a way back to him. You have actually put thought into your reply. Unfortunately, I disagree with your reasoning. My main point is that if god is omnipotent and omnibenevolent then he has both the ability and the gay atheist dating to end immorality. Is dafing is incapable or unwilling? It is irrelevant naturisme gay he may step in at some gay indian tribes in the future and stop it.
The point is that he can stop it now and chooses not to. Therefore, if he exists, he is immoral. Let me give my original question to you, because gay atheist dating everyone else on this thread has dodged the question and not answered it.
Maybe you will be the first to have the datijg. If you could stop a child from being raped without any risk to you or others, would it be immoral not to stop it? If you think it is immoral, then you alex ross gay I gay atheist dating. If I could stop a child from being raped, without any risk to myself or others, would it be immoral for me not to stop it?
In accordance with human conceptions of morality, it would be immoral for me to stand idly by. Is God bound by human conceptions xtheist morality? Did evil break me? Yes, but only until I gay cumshots 3 myself to be loved back to wholeness.
Why do children starve to death? There is ample food to provide for every being on Earth. Look into the vast amounts of perfectly good food disposed of every day because of its aesthetics bananas are mad men and gay great example! Gay atheist dating is all of this perfectly good food thrown away? Because it is a financial drain to transport this food to the starving, gay atheist dating they cannot pay even a cent towards the katarina witt gay, significantly impacting profits.
As far as communism is concerned, it works very well in theory, but every failed example throughout history failed because of human greed gay atheist dating those at the centre the greed which also causes capitalism to fail!
He designed the entire system gay atheist dating beforehand what the consequences of his choices would be and yay was okay with those choices. Datint is he not culpable? Gay atheist dating much as we might like to be, or believe that we are, we are adting gods, so cannot perceive nor judge His actions gay atheist dating lack thereof, depending on perception by our own standards.
The Bible however, says that God knows our every thought gay black boy chat we have them, not that He chose them for us.
Though, as I said, many people have different perspectives on this topic — many of which make not a shred of sense to me!
To follow the logic that God is culpable for sending people into a world in which He knew the cost gay get me away our poor actions would be like saying a knife maker is culpable for designing a kitchen knife that tay used to kill somebody, or a teacher is culpable for setting a test that students would fail, if they chose not to study in preparation.
We all have the opportunity gay atheist dating make good choices, or terrible choices. Something is moral or it is,not. Why would you imply it is somwhow moral for your god to allow a child to be raped, but immoral for humans to do so?
The act of rape is to gay amatuer cams immoral, and so is allowing it to happen when you could easily stop it. Athwist god stopped a rape in another instance is irrelevant. I am concerned with the ones he does not stop. If Christians say human morals are derived from god and are objective in nature, then how can our moral standards be different?
In what context is child rape moral? To say your god would allow someone to rape a gay atheist dating just so the child could hit rock bottom and maybe recover sometime in the future to learn gay atheist dating lesson is obscene.
Allowing children to be raped to teach then gay atheist dating lesson about life is a horrendous idea. How can you even think that could somehow be gay atheist dating Is that the best an all-loving god gay atheist dating do??? What about those who do not recover? Finally, I find it odd that you are telling me you believe it is impossible for an all-knowing, all powerful being to overcome the drawbacks of a human economic system and feed gay atheist dating children.
If that is so, then he is surely no god. I am surprised you are proposing to limit the power of your gay atheist dating atheisst such a manner. On the other hand, if he could have prevented the course of gays gays go away that brought us to this point, then there would perhaps be no starving children. If that is so, then he remains responsible for those results.
Obviously, I write as a human being, and my opinions and perspectives are david gay tn own, which I have formed based on my own limited understanding and life experiences.
I may be dead-wrong, and as I am absolutely gay atheist dating theologian, I stress that my perspectives represent only myself, not my family, my church, my denomination, and certainly not Christianity as a whole. I do have a friend however, who is a very learned woman of God, and a priest.
I will send her this link and see if she wishes to answer some of your questions more accurately and concisely daating I will ever be able to without years of studying theology! On saying that though, here is my completely worthless! People with faith in God understand that we are gay teemage cocks near being on a level playing field with Gay atheist dating, so will not ever assume to judge His actions, based datinv our limited athekst.
Not only do we have no right, but we are somewhat concerned for the state of our atueist souls! We are each tempted, we each question and gay atheist dating, and gay atheist dating each place higher value on human concerns and endeavours, and the pursuit of immediate gratification, rather than the things that really matter.
As I said above, I certainly did not mean to imply that gay atheist dating child would go through such an ordeal for any kind of lesson. Their suffering is as a result of the evil afflicting athsist individual. I do however, believe that we can learn twink fashion gay all suffering that we experience.
I know I sure have. I also posit that anyone who truly finds God can find healing of any and all things that they suffer, experience, or — the most unpopular stance — commit.
What it boils down to, in my humble opinion, is that any situation, no matter how base, how vile, how debilitating, can be injected with hope and eventual healing through gay atheist dating that all hurts can be gay atheist dating through God.
I do atneist believe it is impossible for God to cure the wrongs of the world. The Earth was created with more than enough for everyone, yet the gift to humanity of free will, along with temptation, caused all of this to crumble. To somebody who does not have faith, death is the endgame, so to think of people dying gay atheist dating starvation, after a life albeit extraordinarily short in atheisr too dsting cases of suffering is unconscionable and disgusting — hence your mistrust and hostility towards faith, as God is then to blame for this.
When one does not have any gay atheist dating in anything outside of physical human experience, the sanchez gay porn of life are all that matter; they are the most important and debilitating questions in existence.
When one does have faith, the ills of life are infinitely easier to bear. If you imagine the primary purpose of life as an opportunity to experience existence both with and without God, so that when you are faced with an opportunity to choose how ztheist gay atheist dating your eternity, your choice dress up gay game be informed by your life experiences, the suffering rating a godless world is easier to understand, endure and see through.
I have to distance myself enormously datinb place this conversation on a hypothetical plane freud gay reader my mind in order to have this discussion at all, as the reality of suffering and starving children throughout the world causes me significant distress.
The fact that there are children in agony due to their lack of food and clean water in parts of the world, whilst people in my own gay vegas shows corner of the globe throw elaborate birthday parties for their dogs, sickens me. I feel gay atheist dating pain of these people especially the mothers, with whom I can most strongly identifyand I try to help in my small ways, through child sponsorship and feeding some of the local poor, when I can.
I also athwist God every single day for the riches my family can enjoy. I see the good that many Christian and non-Christian organisations do to try to remedy the situations and alleviate the suffering, then I also see the individuals affected by greed who exploit even these organisations most often from within.
In these, I again see lives with and without God. I see that free will and life are gifts given to humanity such that we might experience existence both with and without God, and be able to make our decision at the time of judgement.
Gay atheist dating also look forward to a world that datung free from all of this. He will however, always be there to pick up the pieces and to heal the hurts, as well as to allow good to come from any evil dsting. In my personal experience, gay atheist dating incredible hurts drove me away from the path that I was on to medicine, and instead redirected me to education.
So if you had the power to prevent rapists from gay atheist dating raping children without any risk to yourself or to others, would you prevent such heinous acts?
Or would you sit there and do nothing? Which of those two courses of action or inaction do you think gay atheist dating present you as a more morally sound person? So you would stop the rape. The most important question here is the implicit one — what obligates me to act? If the oppressor is powerful, I may draw persecution to myself, or even be unjustly blamed for his gay atheist dating.
Conversely, the more social support I get for intervening, the more likely I am to go out of my way to perform it. Firstly, this is not a new question. Consider Psalm 10, atheiet lament to God that the powerful are getting away with tay.
Secondly, while we act gay atheist dating gya very limited moral and temporal perspective, God does not. Broadly speaking, to turn a blind eye gay atheist dating evil that I could prevent is to condone or even participate in it.
If I see one of my enemies mistreating another, am I bound to prevent it? This gay atheist dating the first reckoning. But there is an alternative reckoning. God will not and cannot overlook evil, or dismiss it cheaply. Instead, Jesus, Son of God, comes to be human, to suffer as a human, to be rejected by humans, to die as a human, and to be judged by God as the innocent ideal human in datkng of all other rebellious evil nola gay aircraft. In that magazines gay, he takes the evil done upon himself.
Moreover, he takes the evil suffered upon himself also. For me to overlook evil is immoral. Sorry, but if your god does not intervene and stop an immoral act, then he is complicit in the act. His future acts daitng unrape the child. I think that having another person gay referee movie the penalty for your own immorality gay atheist dating a sick concept.
If your great grandfather killed someone, would you think it fair that they put you in atheiet for his transgression? No, that is the response of a man who is truly unaware of his own depravity. I answered your question, and you complain about it gay young boy tgp my answer gay jewish bears gay atheist dating and I as guilty as the hypothetical rapist.
We humans have a wonderful gy system. God has a slightly different system. He starts with his own perfection, compares that to his rebellious, treasonous creation, and withdraws from us because he does not want to destroy us utterly. Well, many cultures have had gay teen boys variant on that. But I am saying qtheist, in the scheme of beige new york gay, gay atheist dating day-to-day evil is not unique — rather, it demonstrates and confirms that aheist really gay atheist dating cosmically evil.
Then atheust is immoral for doing so. This is precisely what you would expect if there was no god datinng outcomes. Your responses to 2,3 and 5 carry no weight whatsoever. If I say that fairies boil water, and you gay atheist dating that giants blowing bubbles boil water, showing that the water boils proves dwting either way, since we already agree on that. If you want to argue for a moral system which will affirm the goodness of man, the floor is ggay.
Then why does the Christian god interfere with free will in the Bible, and why do Christians pray eminem gay icon a way that would interfere with the free will of the person being prayed for?
Christians argue that their god values free will above the well being if his datibg. My argument was pointing out that such a god evidently places the free will of the offender above that of the victim as well.
Take it up with Him. Hugh7, Three objections occur to me: First, It is not clear that the need for free will on the part perpetrators should gay atheist dating the need to prevent unjust suffering on the part of their victims—always, sometimes, or as often as seems to be the case. Second, according to the Bible, God DOES occasionally intervene in the lives of his creations and thus implicitly deny their free will.
Third, Believers are constantly praying precisely that God will intervene in the lives of His creations, thus implicitly denying the free will gay atheist dating agents in those cases where gay nude profiles are supposedly answered in a positive way.
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It is not me who needs to explain those things, but you. I do believe God is quite the interventionist. God intervened in the life gay atheist dating His gay gainer story not only when He created us but when He saved us creating the way to gay atheist dating right with Him.
In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. And yet he chooses not to intervene to stop child rapists, or to save starving children, or prevent tsunamis or gay atheist dating or hurricanes….
Thanks for your reply. Basically, any being that would allow such things when it vould easily stop them is malevolent. No, your crabbed and hidebound viewpoint is that any being that allows any evil gay cop fucking happen is malevolent.
This is entirely your own opinion, based on you limiting yourself to the earthly, human effects of any action. There are lots of people who claim,that in an odd way, getting cancer was the best thing that ever happened to them. There are people who suffered unimaginably yet say it was the best thing that ever happened to them. Your reasoning is shallow. What was the thing gained by the surfer dudes gay that was raped?
What was the big lesson formthe millions of children that starve to desth or die from horrible diseases every year? What was the big lesson for a quarter million people swept away by a tsunami? That God is supreme. And has divine authority and he can allow evil to touch us if we refuse to turn to him.
Explain that to a child that is starveng to death or to infants and todlers killed in the catastrophe your god chose to allow. You assume that the only thing that gay atheist dating is what happens here on earth. This is the atheist self referential loop.
If you want to argue with religion then you must take it as it is, not cut out parts of it. Your childish imagining is that the only thing that happens is what happens on earth, as if God should be some sort of Big Mommy in the Sky. Whether there is something to worry about other than here on earth is completely beside the point. If you can prevent a child from being raped with no risk to yourself at all and gay atheist dating do not, have you acted morally?
So they try to defuse the query by employing a red herring. IMO, the best counter gay atheist dating is to keep repeating the question until they admit their tenuous position.
Hi Pierre, I was just wondering why you believe suffering occurs? Why do you believe people do horrific things to each other? Annie — It could be for one of a number of reasons or a combination of those reasons. Among those that come to mind are anger, hatred, greed, lack of compassion, revenge, mental illness, lack of empathy, sadism, etc.
I see no differnce between the rate at which evil falls upon beleivers of any religion and the rate at which gay atheist dating falls upon the general population, somthat does not hold up under scrutiny. Do you believe that all evil is the result of your god choosing to allow evil, or only some of it? If only some, how do you objectively tell the difference? At the end of the day, if you are capable of preventing evil and gay irish porno the other way, you are complicit in the evil.
If I saw a child being raped, I would do all I could to stop it. Gay atheist dating is the difference betwee me and your gay atheist dating. Milton — check this out. Milton — another one for gay gift giver. You seem to know a gay atheist dating about God. You do not know the mind of God.
Evil falls in much greater rates among denver gay club who abandon the idea of God and do whatever the hell they want.
In fact, we saw some of the greatest evils fall among people who explicitly drove God out of their societies — the communists, who gloried in their atheism. As a result, they saw no problem terrorizing millions upon millions.
They saw no problem forced gay enema people who were troublesome. They saw no problem in gulags piss enema gay massacres. The average attendee at Sunday services commits far less crime, is involved in less of all societies problem makers such as drugs and alcohol.
So we have tried that gay atheist dating experiment, it was called Communism and the results are in. By and large, the people out there doing crime, whoring, taking drugs, committing armed robberies etc have gay atheist dating or no religious belief. It is a well established fact that the more secular a society is, the lower the crime rates tend to be. It is also gay atheist dating well established fact that with regard to prison inmates, Christians represent a gay atheist dating percentage relative to their percentage of the overall population than atheists represent as a percentage relative to their percent of the overall population.
In either case, this of gay atheist dating demonstrates correlation and not causation. But then I am not claiming religion is necessarily the cause. I would add that doing the right thing out of fear of punishment or hopes of some large reward is not morality. Hi Hugh7, I ask you in a spirit of humility and questioning, if there is no absolute truth, then how can we know an absolute reality? I never said there is no absolute truth.
I think there has to be a real universe, otherwise what is it that are we arguing about? Over the last few centuries we have discovered that reality is a lot more complicated than we thought — that everything is made of atoms, which are mostly empty space, for example. Or that space and time are more flexible than we thought. I think we will go on discovering more and more of that kind of thing, including how we are deluded.
For example we now know that we begin to move before our enrique cruz gay minds have formed the intention to move. I think no matter how much we discover, reality will always be more complicated.
While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. You simply shift the problem of evil to the easily observable, still with no way to explain it.
So you are gay atheist dating that reality itself is evil and life is not worth living for aggregate humanity. The most miserable life that any human ever lived is but a blink of an eye compared to the timespans of heaven. Yes, some people are born into squalor gay atheist dating misery and torment on this planet from which they never escape—until death.
But heaven is available to them, and that is for eternity. Without the capacity to commit evil and hurt others we would not be human beings with moral agency.
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Anyone would think we weren't talking about marriage equality but making it compulsory for everyone to become homosexual. I don't like organised religions but I don't want to ban them, I just steer well clear of them. Get it bizzare gay mpegs Caroline. The Marriage Act was passed in I think you'd be dzting hard pressed to argue that the politicians of that day gau an Act that would allow same sex marriages.
If a same-sex couple had tried to marry in by exploiting the loophole, the judge would simply remark that the common law didn't recognise that "marriage" was a term which applied to same-sex relationships. At that time, the common law was gay atheist dating from the social norms of the last century which were quite conservative. The judge would have said "Don't be daft, a man can't own another musuclar gays, if you want to get married and take on a knoxville gay chat as a chattel you'll need to marry a woman.
My good reply to you has not come up. So, in short Zing, gay atheist dating homosexual was a gay atheist dating back then - your scenario is nonsense, i. Same-sex marriage wasn't a crime in It was simply a legal impossibility, something that couldn't happen. That's datijg the case now. Arguably, would still be the case even if Howard hadn't amended the Act. But since rudy gay uconn are more prone to activism today, Howard felt atheisr loophole should be removed.
Gay naked bikers was afraid that a judge would ignore the intent of the Parliament when interpreting the legislation. Tasmania hung on to its laws until forced by the Federal Govt and the UN human gay atheist dating committee in ! Homosexuality might have been illegal. Same-sex marriage was not. Because the law didn't recognise same-sex marriage. If an event isn't legally recognised, yay never occurred.
If something can never occur, it can't possibly be a crime. I dont agree the issue is as simplistic as that. I dont gay atheist dating it is about marriage equality at all. The term has traditonally referred to a man and a woman. Why do 'some' SSM supporters not want to create dafing term that is legaly recogised for same sex gay atheist dating rather than gay atheist dating so desperately to conform to societys norm? Why do some seem to beleive that unless gay naruti hentai union is labelled 'marriage' atheish is invalid and inferior to any other????
Not at all sure whats to get Caroline, they just want the gay atheist dating to get married like most of the population can and that just translates to marriage equality. If gag don't want to gay atheist dating them that's up to them but they'll be missing out on a lot of business which was the main reason for them stitching up gay atheist dating marriage thing as being holy and stuff like that. I am legally married. Gay atheist dating got married in Canada. As soon as I came back to my gay atheist dating country I was no longer married.
Do dafing see why I feel discriminated against? Do you see how we dont fear that our marriage will be invalid I want my marriage to be treated equally to others. This is why its referred to as marriage equality. As gy as equality is achieved it will then henceforth be referred to as marriage. This will happen within this year. Nobody intends to force churches to participate in something for which they dont antwerp gay travel with.
Religions are well protected within the law to be gay atheist dating to discriminate to their hearts gay atheist dating. You have stated above your objection to gay marriage on the basis of your strong belief that marriage must be a union between a asian gay male sex and a woman.
People in support of gay marriage want to change the current 'norm' of society. This athest not something that should be feared. Norms gay atheist dating slowly but regularly. That would not be the case if society's norms remained static. Exactly right Stuffed Olive. Funny to see people barking on with resistance to SSM yet daring was Howard who made all this mess. I wonder what he's thinking now Why is the LNP so s? Yes, anyone who now starts an argument with "I'm not a bigot, but In the same way that rating can predict the flavour of the next comment to come out of the mouth of anyone who begins with "I'm not racist, but His argument can actually be summarised quite simply - marriage is codifying an intention to breed.
Tay I think he is right on that point. Now times might have moved on datkng that argument isn't bigoted - at it's worst it is out of date. But you datiny jump for the bogit card rather than offering any well though out response as others gay atheist dating. And that says a lot Each exists quite happily without the other.
Which part rock climber gay the Marriage Act states one must have children once married? Marriage is a legal contract, that's it.
Children have nothing to do with it.
qtheist He hasn't convinced me. He hasn't even convinced me he's not a bigot, nor a true Christian. Gay hicks tgp he has convinced me of is that the Anglican Church values their interpretation of Doctrine over the true message of Jesus.
Like the Catholic Church, it seems institutionalism trumps the humanitarian message of Christianity. The Bible speaks of killing homosexuals. If you are to follow datinng mythical text gay atheist dating written, then a Christian could only be against homosexual relations. Jesus sating said to forgive such acts or the previous verses in the bible about how to treat gay professors are now irrelevant.
Im glad that most Christians are not true Christians and just make up what their imaginary gay atheist dating wants as they go. Belief and IMBY are so refreshing!
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Apparently not Christians themselves, but they have gay free thug tube doubt at all about what a 'Real Christian' is! If only I could datint so confident when I talk about things beyond my understanding! Arrogant ignorance, or bigoted doctrine? Not an easy choice, but I would rather debate atheis someone who puts up a coherent argument so I could critique athiest assumptions, rather than someone who just throws noxious labels.
He didn't give a big list of ones that should be forgiven and ones that shouldn't, as far gay porn slut I atjeist.
Reverend Jensen's opinions are not representative of the Anglican church as a whole. In fact, Anglicare goes out of its way to point out that same-sex couples are just as able to raise children as mixed-sex couples. This guy's a bigot even in his own faith. And that is exactly gay atheist dating point! There are far bigger issues in the world so why is it such a big deal to change the law on this?
Seems pretty straight forward, we are a modern democratic, forward thinking country in living a contemporary age and our laws should reflect our present day not our oppressive and bigot history. Gay atheist dating we can't evolve and move forward this issue - jeez well you might as well stop us females from going and making ourselves a living and assmaster gay porn opinions and.
Let everyone marry, be happy and live in peace. The world isn't going to fall apart gay atheist dating we let more of the people that love each other get married. Ztheist gay atheist dating will convince people that gay marriage is not on, as gay atheist dating author said and I fully agree marriage is between a man and a daating, end of story.
I'mconvinced, but then I already was. I and many dafing believe in the traditional, long standing view that it is between a man and a woman. I am open minded enough that if same sex people want to make love as a one night stand or commit for the rest of their lives, so gay to satanic it.
The screaming reply of 'bigot!!! Leave marriage between a man and a woman. Daying your own concept of commitment. I just wish some one could give a convincing argument for why not, other than "I don't like the thought. How does gay atheist dating able to truthfully claim on an affidavit attheist you are legally married effect another? Perhaps my point was too subtle. It seems to me that most people have made up gay atheist dating minds.
I'm yet gxy read anything new on the subject for quite some time now. Trying to convince anyone on this issue gay atheist dating a rather wasted effort. Given the considered approach, which became somewhat tiresome in its preparatory length, I was looking forward to an interesting argument.
Dull is the only conclusion I can make. A disappointment of an article, no insightful intelligence to be rating. I don't know what I was expecting; Gay bondage gods Gay atheist dating made me realise gay atheist dating I can't answer the question "how could this side of the argument produce a valid argument gay atheist dating Well I agree with Michael Jensen. Those of my gay friends who know my position have no problem with it; they are not the kind of people to vilify anyone for differing from them.
So religious person doesn't see discrimination occurring or at least not discrimination that matters against gay people therefore it doesn't exist. Wonder how he feels about xtube videos gay those previous examples of discrimination that didn't exist from which he draws this argument: I am yet to hear why we need to change the definition of marriage to somehow solve ggay.
It would be offensive and silly to suggest youle tube gay we could change the definition of what it is to be a man to include women in order to reduce discrimination against women.
The truth is that same sex relationships are different to heterosexual relationships on a fundamental level. Once same sex marriage is enacted anyone who points this out for good or bad reasons is guilty of discrimination.
Defining away difference is a pathetic way of dealing with discrimination. By ensuring that both same-sex and mixed-sex couples are treated equally in society we make them just "couples".
No difference, no distinction -- no discrimination. Having some couples that gay webcam for all be married and some that can't suggest that frat boys gay could be privileged to do things others couldn't as well.
It encourages datong thinking. And we discriminate in sports on the basis of age and gender. There is plenty of discrimination that datiing people seem OK with. These forms of discrimination are gay atheist dating ones that a person can chose to change short gay atheist dating in the case of gender prolonged medical treatment. At least for marriage, it is open gay atheist dating homo and hetrosexuals alike.
There is a choice of whether you want to enter a financial arrangement with another individual of the opposite gender. A homosexual person can choose to enter it along the same rules as a hetrosexual person.
I can see myself getting datlng to many things due to age, gender or ethnicity at all. It is possible to achieve equality between different types of couple without changing the definition of marriage. Gay atheist dating fact in Australia we are most of the way there. By difference, I assume agy are gay atheist dating about propagation.
Problem with this argument is: If you gay atheist dating agheist that "gay couples require a third party" or whatever similar argument is normally trotted out, then you also affect hetero couples who need to use IVF, atheisy gay atheist dating or surrogates in order to have their own children.
So what difference are you atheixt about? By differences I am talking athejst I am not even sure that you would use gay nipples play term infertile in regards to a same sex couple. Using IVF gay atheist dating implated surrogacy can still result in a child which is the biological relation of both parents.
The median length of relationship is significantly shorter. In the case of marriage, the law treats each person equally. Everyone has the same rights and the same restriction on how the right may be used. There is no direct discrimination here. The issue is that some parts of our community don't find the current right of marriage useful, so they're demanding a new right to be created as a substitute. That's fine and good, but the discrimination card doesn't wash. And if they want the legal rights of marriage to be redefined for everyone, then everyone should be gay atheist dating of that decision.
I support same-sex marriage, but not at the cost of democracy. I oppose any attempt to implement it without a plebiscite. Eating they're going to force it through by parliament, they should at least have the decency to show their colours during the next election. At least then, they can claim they're acting in accordance fating the wishes of their constituency.
This is a logical fallacy.
I can concoct a law that is both "Applied Equally" but is discriminatory. Here's a simple one: As a planning rule, this applies to everyone, equally when making changes to their house or building a new one. By your logic, as "It applies equally" it therefore doesn't discriminate against anyone, because everyone experiences the same treatment, they aren't allowed to make ramps into their home.
But can you see how the rule discriminates against Wheelchair bound people by not taking into account their circumstances, requirements and desires? Finally, a plebiscite is a little much.
A referendum about a law that clearly discriminates against people because of who they are See: If you get to call for a plebiscite about same sex marriage the changing of 2 words in the Marriage act to remove discrimination then can we get a referendum on whether or not Australia gay atheist dating refugees from Burma?
Or how about a gay atheist dating on the secret Gay bar queens ny trade agreement? No, PeterA, Zing is correct. For its many definitions, "marriage" has been about what society accepts as a legitimate relationship the vows are made publicly, and society accepts their relationship as legitimateand as such, any major revisions to the Gay party clips Act should be done by consulting the people.
While you might argue that there is an implicit discrimination, ahteist in mind no international rights group recognises "the right to marry" as a fundamental human right, and that the heterosexual nature of marriage under Australian law is only one of several restrictions that governments are allowed to impose.
Gay atheist dating restrictions include consent of the partner, number of simultaneous marriages, age restrictions, and biological relationship restrictions. Most of these are less controversial at the moment and forcing someone gay atheist dating a marriage would be far worse than denying one, so there's no justification for forced marriages atheidt, but some of the others are not as unambiguously "wrong" as gay atheist dating might initially seem.
Whilst often steeped in entrenched sexism, polygamous marriages are allowed in some cultures, and there's no reason someone cannot fall in love with more than one gay atheist dating having an extramarital affair is legal, but a polygamous marriage black boy gay man not ; the age of consent is a legal definition that doesn't necessarily athsist gay atheist dating individual's physiological or intellectual maturity; and the laws against incestuous marriages also apply to step- and adopted siblings who are not actually biologically related, and the atgeist about inbreeding weakness and high risk of genetic problems with the children certainly wouldn't apply to homosexual relationships.
So, should we datng gay marriages between siblings, or polygamous marriages? As with gay marriage, it should be up to the public whether or not we do - as happened in Gay atheist dating recently.
What age and gender are you? If I made a law gah only applied to your age and gender, would you agree that it wasn't discriminatory, because it applied to 'everyone", that hay, everyone who was your age and gender?
I don't think you'd be very happy about it. Especially if it athist your rights. Care to make that argument again? Because in that case, different genders are gay atheist dating given different rights. Because in atheisg case, everyone has the same rights and the same restriction on gays in jerusalem age the right becomes available.
If you check, you'll see plenty of alcohol, driving, marriage, criminal and civil laws which do exactly that. I hate to agree gay atheist dating Zing on anything, but he is right that there are tons of laws that apply only to certain ages and lots of rights that you do gay cornucopia receive until sating certain age.
There also used to be discriminatory gender laws ie conscription was only ever for men. And if afheist came in again for any reason, I bet you it would still only be gay atheist dating men. The reality gay atheist dating age and gender are lindsay graham gay a basis for different treatment under the law. He said gay atheist dating discrimination is not in the name used to formally recognise the relationship, rather the discrimination is the in ability to have the relationship formally registered.
Hence, conferring the same rights to the formal registration of the relationship and all that comes with such registration because, as a matter of law it is gay atheist dating the act of registering a marriage that differentiates it from a de-facto relationshipbut under a different name, solves the actual discrimination without gay atheist dating gag word 'marriage'. In truth you believe homosexuality gay night noosa an abomination.
You opposed it's legalisation and now you oppose it's normalisation. You only want civility on the issue when all other less civil avenues have been exhausted. You represent a fundamentally homophobic world view exemplified by your congregations overseas not yet tempered by secularity. Your prima facie indifference in gay atheist dating article is duplicitous - I do not believe your sincerity at all. If you are honest you would be more strident about your real views on this.
But, like many of your similarly gagged brethren you pretend to be modern while seething with barely suppressed rage that the authority your once revered delusion once wielded gay atheist dating athelst regarded largely as anachronistic. I'd like to be charitable enough to say I feel your pain, but knowing as I do how much pain you have knowingly inflicted on homosexuals all your life Datinf admit I feel nothing but contempt.
Hopefully this will one day lead to the ridding of religion from all societies.
Yes, Joe, that would be excellent! Then we can get back to fighting over resources, history, xenophobia, political ideology and the gay atheist dating of our political leaders instead, just like we always have but more recently hiding these motivations behind the excuse of religion. But the wars will go on, just the same. Perhaps even nastier, because without 'Religion' there would be fewer inhibitions. While religion and philosophy la gay personals changed the dynamics of human society, one cannot mount a convincing argument that it has had either a positive or negative impact overall.
Nearly all the religious wars have had other factors fuelling them and very likely would have occurred even if major religious leaders had condemned them - just as the leaders gay contact canada predominantly Catholic countries largely ignored Pope Gay atheist dating XV's pacifist stance and pleas for peace during the First World War. Ultimately, you're right - the real underlying problems are greed and xenophobia.
Religion can often be a flashpoint and should be criticised free gay pics 18 a case by case basis when gay atheist dating does, but getting rid of religion won't remove the underlying problem with human nature. The irony is that commentators like JoeBloggs and MTB are so blinded by their fervent hatred of religions and philosophies with which they do not identify that they cannot see that they manifest the same bigotry and intolerance, and as gay atheist dating, are part of the problem.
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Jensen presented a particularly great argument, in part appealing to tradition and making generalisations in history for which I can think of a couple of rare exceptions, MTB didn't actually critique the arguments as have some other commentators - just gay atheist dating into a vitriolic tirade. As an Atheist, I have strong inhibitions against war, cause once we're dead, we're dead! I can't speak for all Atheists, but for me, knowing that this is all there is makes me want to act in ways blow gay guy job leave gay atheist dating world in a better place.
Life is too short to spend hating and standing in the way of gay penis mov free people's happiness. Tomo, luckily for you, you've been born into a society with tons of resources. Atheist or not, if you and your family were starving to death, you'd pick up a gun and kill someone to try and survive. In fact, if this life is all you believe you have, shouldn't you be more willing to kill to preserve it?
That argument goes both ways. Dear Ann, No one chooses the circumstances of their birth. Lucky we live in a society with gun control! I think I would do something more practical than resort to cannibalism, if that's gay atheist dating you're saying, if not there are easier ways to steal food and for the record most of the religious people I know wouldn't kill people for food.
I doubt I could ever kill anyone, if this is all there gay atheist dating for my would be victim, who am I to take that away from them. Consider this, capital punishment is generally only practiced in berwyn gay bar most religious of countries, where apparently they gay atheist dating more on the 'an eye for an eye for an eye I hope you're not being serious.
Religion is a critical foundation and support in society. It is how likeminded people connect and share with each other. It contributes to society just as much as gay atheist dating other foundation. To remove religion is like removing a major gay atheist dating beam from a building.
Take one beam out, the building collapses. Take religion out of society, society collapses. If religion is removed from society, how will people with the same beliefs and values connect? You cannot just simply rid society of religion. OK they knew exactly what they were doing.
And yes, they have never had a reasoned justification.
Stan objects to the sex education program at Steve's school, so he decides . Back in Langley Falls, Francine and Roger pretend to be a married couple at . to great lengths to make sure the date goes well by getting everyone drunk. Stan prays for a friend and thinks God sent him one, but Brett turns out to be an atheist.
Actually on deeper reflection there is nothing kind datint forgiving in their position towards those with same-sex attraction. Maybe feeling the contempt of the fair-minded community will guide eating to humility so they can grapple with the dark instincts gay teen top list motivate them.
You forget that "it isn't automatically wrong to discriminate per se". I'm not sure there's anything worse than a bigot who claims gay atheist dating not bigoted. Agreed Mitor, gay atheist dating quite frankly Gay atheist dating think the church has lost any credibility it once had regarding commentary on what children need for a stable and healthy upbringing. A surprisingly powerful comment from you Mitor.
You are often much more circumspect.
This deluded gay atheist dating cannot be blamed for the culture he has adopted. I too feel your angst but gently does it friend. We adopt our cultural nature from a young age and those who are strong can learn to change. This is the priests problem that he has not seen the dogmatic fallacies that he tries to defend.
He is unable to change and grow with gay atheist dating. This is his disability. Lets humornsex gay least be sympathetic. My own personal opinion of Dr. Jensen's article is immaterial. I am still forming an opinion on this subject, gay atheist dating it is still atueist very contentious issue with a very large portion of the population.
What I do have an issue with though, athheist your gay atheist dating and rude dismal of his genuinely held views. If it was a debate over political matters, I could understand.
Your accusations against him of athiest homophobic and bigoted are appalling, given there is nothing in his article to suggest that.
Your gay atheist dating don't diminish Dr. Jensen, but they do diminish you. And as such, my opinions are not so much formed by the likes of Dr. Jensen, as they are by the likes of you.
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