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It's Not Cool To Cherry Pick Scripture

Rich D. Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 4:53 PM
"Astrophysicists haven't even asserted what you just did - chance is not a cause of anything." Sure they do. How do I know? My degree....in astrophysics. ---- If chance is a cause to you, you are lying or missed too many classes. How did they let you out? chance - something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause. It's an observation, not an active agent. Do you believe that every effect has a cause?
Rich D. Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 4:54 PM
The quotes were from Tommy M - sorry to leave that out.
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 4:58 PM
That's OK. We could easily discern the nonsense from the coherent comments.

T-maq is an astrophysicist? Wow! I must be a supermodel!
Verbivore Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:09 PM
Concealed Carry--Remember...they can't put anything on the internet that isn't true!
With Easter approaching and the Astroturf groundswell for same-sex marriage at its apex, I thought I'd put in a plug for the Bible, whose integrity and timeless principles are under increasing assault in our culture.

In fact, what sparked this column was a warning by a nationally prominent Republican to his party that it ought not go "Old Testament" and oppose same-sex marriage.

I don't want to turn this column into a rant about same-sex marriage, but I cite this example to illustrate a common tendency to bifurcate the Old Testament and the New Testament and to paint Jesus Christ as a...