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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

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    Wasn't that the tracker from Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid? lol
    No, actually it was this guy...


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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by roguenuke View Post
    Laws of a country have nothing to do with God. If they did, then how would we decide who's God to base such laws on? Laws should be based on what I posted in my earlier post, preventing people from infringing upon other people's rights.
    Actually it's generally theorized that law, religion, etiquette, and morality all overlap to create the societies code of conduct and that none of the four exist independently or can exist without an interdependence.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by Big Tom View Post
    lol...wow. This is liberalism at its core. No talking to "people" like this. If you think that is normal thats between you and God.
    I'll ask you the same question I ask everyone. Define normal.

    Oh... and you exude conservatism at it's core... intolerance.
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    This is what I hate about politics the most, it turns people in snobbish egotistical self righteous dicks who allow their political beliefs, partisan attitudes, and 'us vs. them' mentality, to force them to deny reality.

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    You can't paint everone with the same brush.......It does not work tht way.


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    See with you around Captain we don't even have to make arguments, as you already know everything .
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    Had you been born elsewhere or at a different time you may very well have chosen a different belief system.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    You need to provide logical reason to claim something is moral, or not, you can't just say "well I said so"
    Logic usually has very little to do with morality, and as such doesn't necessarily need to be defined logically.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by Big Tom View Post
    If you think its normal to be gay, thats on you. I don't.
    OK... well that's nothing more than your opinion.
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    This is what I hate about politics the most, it turns people in snobbish egotistical self righteous dicks who allow their political beliefs, partisan attitudes, and 'us vs. them' mentality, to force them to deny reality.

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    See with you around Captain we don't even have to make arguments, as you already know everything .
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    It a person has faith they dont need to convince another of it, and when a non believer is not interested in listening to the word of the lord, " you shake the dust from your sandels and move on"

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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Logic usually has very little to do with morality, and as such doesn't necessarily need to be defined logically.
    Morality without logic is ignorance.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Logic usually has very little to do with morality, and as such doesn't necessarily need to be defined logically.
    I beg to differ.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainCourtesy View Post
    I'll ask you the same question I ask everyone. Define normal.
    according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principle. conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern.
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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    I beg to differ.
    Actually, I agree with him. I can believe something is moral, even if it is illogical to do so. Doesn't mean I have the right to place those beliefs on anyone else, but they do not have to be proven logical for me to believe them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    This is what I hate about politics the most, it turns people in snobbish egotistical self righteous dicks who allow their political beliefs, partisan attitudes, and 'us vs. them' mentality, to force them to deny reality.

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    You can't paint everone with the same brush.......It does not work tht way.


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    See with you around Captain we don't even have to make arguments, as you already know everything .
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    Had you been born elsewhere or at a different time you may very well have chosen a different belief system.
    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    It a person has faith they dont need to convince another of it, and when a non believer is not interested in listening to the word of the lord, " you shake the dust from your sandels and move on"

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    Re: Maryland Gay Marriage Bill sent back to cmte. Shelved for this year at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principle. conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern.
    You've gone with the mathematical definition of the "normal/deviant" dichotomy. So, you will agree that both lefthandedness and being Jewish in the US is deviant, correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    This is what I hate about politics the most, it turns people in snobbish egotistical self righteous dicks who allow their political beliefs, partisan attitudes, and 'us vs. them' mentality, to force them to deny reality.

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    You can't paint everone with the same brush.......It does not work tht way.


    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    See with you around Captain we don't even have to make arguments, as you already know everything .
    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Had you been born elsewhere or at a different time you may very well have chosen a different belief system.
    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    It a person has faith they dont need to convince another of it, and when a non believer is not interested in listening to the word of the lord, " you shake the dust from your sandels and move on"

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