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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

pastorial Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 4:53 PM
Why does Prger not discuss Midrash?
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:58 PM
Because he is not a doctor
and is more concerned with your mental state than with those red blotches on your abdomen
pastorial Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 1:09 PM
r, i doubt that he is interested in my mental state.

you don't know what Midrash is!
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 1:38 PM
I deeply respect the opinions of one Jewish rabbi - Jesus.
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 1:39 PM
I deeply respect the opinions of one Jewish rabbi - Jesus.
AND, your mental state is a concern to all of us.
pastorial Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 2:09 PM
my mental state is a concern to you all! really? why?

what is "wrong" with my mental state?

What is Jewish Midrash?
pastorial Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 2:10 PM
r, perhaps you all read too much into my posts/replies?

Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples.

Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views?

The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions.

Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society?

Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge...