No judgement, but $300 is such a nominal charge that close friends should not allow it to be an issue in their relationship.
Explaining the implication of a creator requires no leap, Bernard :
"Pretending that they are equal to humans has been a huge setback for the white peoples of the world." Wow. Step back and listen to yourself. They ARE human. Are you upset that you no longer can regard them as just another poachable animal? I'm American Indian, Blackfoot and Ojibwe, from my mom's side and Cherokee from my father. I do have Irish, Scot, Welsh and Fench, also. You want to talk about crime rates? Look up how many crimes are committed by Indians compared to our population. Come at me with some logic that isn't rooted in BS prejudice and we can talk. What you have posted about this topic is pure, unmitigated tripe.
Do you understand what it means to not want to do business with a gay person?
To the point about "Did Christianity aid or abet the fall of Rome" this was the era Roman emperors started killing Heretics to try to have a single creed. (Heresy was also argued as a threat to the imperial authority, since it was authorized by the orthodox God.)
4 email accounts, why I never thought of that?
This just seems like cynical conspiracy thought, not based on evidence.
False analogy. He offered the other items in his store.
Where do the rights to follow a religion end? Can a Catholic firefighter refuse to save my house because I'm living with a woman and we aren't married?
It has been corrected.
Ironically, considering the Christian Bible, including the OT refers to God as "He", "Heavenly Father" and to the Trinity as "Father, Son and Holy Ghost", Christianity also believes that God has no gender. I know that's hard to follow, but it is what it is. God is not a person, or even person-like.
How do I tell a BSA at my work that Oracle sucks and she needs to stop putting data in there?