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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    OJ...I think David just chimed in with a reply to you post...which was an expected reply.
    he did and as usually he doesnt even realize that his post is factually wrong
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    So it's not a choice, then. If it were a choice, you could simply choose to like it.

    Heaven only knows, there is a plentiful supply of the stuff. At least in my back yard there is.
    Ever heard of fecalphelia? It's actually not unheard of for someone to "choose" to like feces.

    The genitalia of your own gender would strike me as being rather tame by way of comparison.

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    I have to question the notion that homosexuality is a choice. I mean, there are places where that can get you killed, yet homosexuals are still found there. Why would they choose to be gay in that situation where the threat of death exists?
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by AGENT J View Post
    nope im 100% right

    please explain how homosexuality is a sin
    Leviticus 18:22
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    22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    No one can know the answer to this - they can only guess.

    My guess is that the majority are 'gay' at birth.

    But a small/medium minority choose.

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    That's fine, the OP asked for our opinion and I gave it.
    have you seen the bit in the BIBLE where JESUS sez "the old law is obsolete"
    its GONE dood! the only "law" is to love your neighbor as you love yourself.
    DIG IT!

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Menard_K View Post
    have you seen the bit in the BIBLE where JESUS sez "the old law is obsolete"
    its GONE dood! the only "law" is to love your neighbor as you love yourself.
    DIG IT!
    Actually that is not what Jesus said.
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jredbaron96 View Post
    I have to question the notion that homosexuality is a choice. I mean, there are places where that can get you killed, yet homosexuals are still found there. Why would they choose to be gay in that situation where the threat of death exists?
    Human beings are fundamentally irrational creatures. By the logic you have put forward, why would anyone in their right mind choose to be Goth, Emo, or Furry given the stigma those lifestyles attract? Why would anyone in ancient Rome have chosen to be Christian, or anyone living under Franco or Pinochet's regimes have chosen to be Left Wing?

    Granted, such willful contrarianism can have a tendency to be rather rare, but homosexuality tends to be rather rare (2-4% of any given population) anyway.

    It's hardly unthinkable that at least some of the individuals making up their number might "choose" to embrace a homosexual lifestyle purely as a matter of personal preference in spite of the drawbacks.

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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    Leviticus 18:22
    New King James Version (NKJV)

    22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination.

    thanks you for proving me right

    you just described homosexual SEX

    not homosexuality

    like i said you were factually wrong, homosexuality in itself is not a sin as you just proved
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    Re: Is Homosexuality A Choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by AGENT J View Post
    thanks you for proving me right

    you just described homosexual SEX

    not homosexuality

    like i said you were factually wrong, homosexuality in itself is not a sin as you just proved
    Actually no, you are still wrong:

    "Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion" (Romans 1:26-27).
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