|Kid Fenris |
I like how they turn around at a random aisle. I guess that Listerine shelf shook their faith.
One of their posse members undoubtedly has illegal material on their hard drives, if you know what I mean... The hypocrisy.
I'm not sure that's hypocrisy; these people are sinners, but they are not lobbying to make their sin tolerated by the law, or even accepted and embraced by society as a whole.
In fact, far from being evidence of "Christian hypocrisy", Christians having sins that they don't want people to know about, is kinda the whole point of their religion. According to the Christian view, every man is by nature a sinner who transgresses against God. We've all got vices and problems that we need to overcome (through Jesus or good works, in various mixtures depending on the denomination) - so you're probably a drunk, but if you're not a drunk, then you're a thief. If you're not a thief, you're gay. If you're not gay, you're a pedophile. - For someone with a Christian worldview, imperfection is an inevitable part of life, and the question they focus on is how one can work to challenge these imperfections.
If I follow their arguments correctly, what these protestors are mad about is the idea that there is NO absolute, moral law handed down to us by God. They're mad about this libertine notion that human beings are NOT imperfect - we're just different - and the corollary argument, that society should be overlooking (or even worse, encouraging) behaviors previously deemed "deviant". I'm sure one or two (or all of them!) have illegal material on their harddrive. I'm sure or two, or all, are pedoforks. I'm sure one or two, or all, are even gay themselves. Their problem is not with the state of sinning, but rather, with the current permissive attitudes towards sinning.
All that is true, although I doubt any of these people would be able to follow such an abstract argument.
The hypocrisy is that they claim to adhere to the word of Jehovah as described in the Bible, yet they reject entirely the New Testament and even substantial portions of the old one (which would technically make them backsliding Jews rather than Christians). Jesus said not a word about butt fucking, but he had lots to say about how sinful what they are doing here is to God (read Matthew just for starters). As regards the Old Testament, at least one of their members has a Leviticus compliant beard, but what of the rest? They are just as guilty of sin as the butt fucker. I'm sure they also all have eaten shell fish. Damned to Hell, each one of them. Repent, shellfish eaters!
Yes and no. I used to like that argument too, but every Biblical Christian I've argued with (who was capable of following such an argument) has replied with more or less the same rebuttal. That is: when Jesus (or, if you want to be a smartass about it, the pro-Roman authors who wrote down Jesus' story) overturned the law, He only overturned the *ritual* laws, not the moral ones. With His death, Jesus formed a new covenant that was applicable for all peoples of the Earth, and in so doing, wiped away with most of the Jewish ritual restrictions on behavior. However, the moral core of Judaism - the essential laws of God, like not killing and not engaging in sexual debauchery - remained. What this means (and has meant to pretty much every Christian group, except maybe for a few Unitarians) is that Jesus doesn't mind if you eat shell-fish or refuse to participate in Male Genital Mutilation. He will, however, mind very much if you murder, steal, or tit-fuck your sister (regardless of how hot she is).
|The Mothership |
There are so many of these groups in the Portland area it's hard to tell if I've seen these guys around town or not.
Oh man, the channel is an absolute gem. Lots of repetitive stuff, but some nice vignettes from the Portland area, including Vancouver my hometown friends!
That guy's throat has pretty good stamina.
If you know what I'm saying.
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I wore jorts like that for a while and I've got to say the effect on my social and sex life was neutral to positive.
|Miss Henson's 6th grade class |
And I thought that that ugly t-shirt was a one-time thing.
See this is why I am mad and disappointed at Obama. When I voted for him in 2008, I felt he'd finally bring about Jade Helm 15 and FEMA camps to take care of people like this in our country.
Jade Helm was a horrible clusterfuck. 150,000 Americans tried to sign up to shoot Texans and had to be turned away from recruiting offices in droves. It's the greatest disillusionment in the military since Vietnam.
Guys, Walmart is over there.
I know people like this, and trust me, they'd never do this in Walmart because that's where they actually shop. These people love Walmart like a second mother.
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"These people love Walmart like a second mother."
Aren't we taking this nipple month thing a bit too far?
They're speaking to America's youth in the language they understand.
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