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« on: December 02, 2012, 02:51:58 PM »

After looking at this thread I began to wonder if murder is actually sinful. I mean, if I kill someone the they must've actually deserved it, right? Then I'm just doing justice. And since I'm a creation of God, I'm pretty much allowed to use my own conscience and reason.

Sure the "10 Commandments" say not to kill, but Jesus fulfilled the law, right? And we are all priests. Besides, the "commandments" are only, like, suggestions anyways, right? We don't really use the Sabbath anymore!  police
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2012, 02:58:43 PM »

Do unto others...before they do unto you.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2012, 03:07:03 PM »

Do unto others...before they do unto you.

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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2012, 03:10:01 PM »

Well there's a modest proposal if I've ever seen one.
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2012, 03:28:55 PM »

Or, you could quit making these smarmy little self-congratulatory threads, and just go scratch yourself.
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2012, 03:37:02 PM »

Or, you could quit making these smarmy little self-congratulatory threads, and just go scratch yourself.

This one wasn't funny, Biro. Typing while drunk makes you angry.
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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2012, 03:39:56 PM »

Or, you could quit making these smarmy little self-congratulatory threads, and just go scratch yourself.

This one wasn't funny, Biro. Typing while drunk makes you angry.

 Huh
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2012, 05:51:05 PM »

After looking at this thread I began to wonder if murder is actually sinful. I mean, if I kill someone the they must've actually deserved it, right? Then I'm just doing justice. And since I'm a creation of God, I'm pretty much allowed to use my own conscience and reason.

Sure the "10 Commandments" say not to kill, but Jesus fulfilled the law, right? And we are all priests. Besides, the "commandments" are only, like, suggestions anyways, right? We don't really use the Sabbath anymore!  police
since no One knows when life begins, it seems that we should not limit the right to kill.
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« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2012, 07:11:26 PM »

Or, you could quit making these smarmy little self-congratulatory threads, and just go scratch yourself.

That's it, I'm cutting you off for the night. You've had way too much to drink! I may be a "misogynist dumbass" (in your own words) but I know when you're intoxicated.
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« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2012, 07:14:13 PM »

I'm confused... us guys scratching ourselves is one of the great joys in life... what's wrong with what was said?  Huh
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« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2012, 08:08:47 PM »

I'm confused... us guys scratching ourselves is one of the great joys in life... what's wrong with what was said?  Huh
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« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2012, 08:22:28 PM »

After looking at this thread I began to wonder if murder is actually sinful. I mean, if I kill someone the they must've actually deserved it, right? Then I'm just doing justice. And since I'm a creation of God, I'm pretty much allowed to use my own conscience and reason.

Sure the "10 Commandments" say not to kill, but Jesus fulfilled the law, right? And we are all priests. Besides, the "commandments" are only, like, suggestions anyways, right? We don't really use the Sabbath anymore!  police

LOL.

There are many excuses that I have seen the 10 commandments broken.  "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill. (Matt 5:17)
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« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2012, 08:56:48 PM »

After looking at this thread I began to wonder if murder is actually sinful. I mean, if I kill someone the they must've actually deserved it, right? Then I'm just doing justice. And since I'm a creation of God, I'm pretty much allowed to use my own conscience and reason.

Sure the "10 Commandments" say not to kill, but Jesus fulfilled the law, right? And we are all priests. Besides, the "commandments" are only, like, suggestions anyways, right? We don't really use the Sabbath anymore!  police
since no One knows when life begins, it seems that we should not limit the right to kill.

That's why re-incarnationists kill people all the time.
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« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2012, 08:58:21 PM »

I went out walking with a Bible and a gun...
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« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2012, 09:52:49 PM »

I am locking this up as I fear it will degenerate further. To resume after Nativity. Carl Kraeff
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