You're not understanding. I'm talking hypothetically in a world where the religion wouldn't exist. You can't "come to" anything that is not actually a
In fact, it was her trying to educate me on the language usage. Which resulted in a public amusement.
Your first mistake is pretending that you can be sure of anything this god may think.
The park where I take my dog every day is lovely and therefore women are there everyday taking these uber cheesy maternity photos. At sunset of course. Instagram has ruined everything.
The doctrine of Western religions is to procreate and convert.
Yes nowhere did it say that it was only for women. But previously only women came to it
Likely for the best.
"Arnold is being overly-simplistic in distilling critical thinking and social interaction to the understanding of such proofs."
"Since the HHS already made exceptions for religious nonprofit religious organizations, the court reasoned, those exceptions could be applied to for-profit companies that rejected to the contraceptive mandate on religious grounds as well. Furthermore, the court said, the government could arrange for affected employees to attain contraceptive coverage elsewhere."
Again, no vitriol. You worship a god that delights in the bloodshed of innocent children.
There are hundreds of accounts of virgin births right up to this very day. Many walk into planned parenthood pregnant everyday claiming to be virgins. Claiming perfection of a human being, especially 2,000 years in hindsight requires incredible evidence and using a man-made text written decades after that event doesn't come close. I'm am being civil and asking a rational question. Perhaps this is a insular, fundamentalist christian board unwilling to hold their faith up to the same criticism we hold every other belief in our lives up to. If my questions offend you or don't appear civil I apologise, but that was not my intention.
I have never had a problem with gay people. I like most of the ones I know. My step son is gay and a very good person with a college education. I was raised for two years by a gay uncle, he was a very decent person. I have a nephew who was gay and died of cancer at an early age. I am an ecstatic atheist. I could never find something wrong with a human being just because of what it says in an old book that gives all kinds of bad advice.
Either you didn't read the article or you didn't understand it
In other words, you haven't even tried... you've just taken it on blind faith.
Muslim extremists? There is nothing extreme for a devout Muslim in following Koran and Muhammad's example.