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Old 03-24-2014, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Northeastern US
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No more than the army does. It is no coincidence that the Church can resemble a paramilitary organisation and the message hammered home from the pulpit - or more likely, megachurch stage is not 'Believe' (they already do), but the Ten Commandments. Obey. Obey, Obey, Obey. Obey. Obey. Obey, Obey, Obey and Obey
Well as the gospel hymn has it: "Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before".
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:05 PM
 
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Regardless, I am a product of my environment.
For sure as all of us are. Interesting how my RCC background completely runs counter those other 'Christian' ones. Wow. Night and day, night and day. Unfortunately, I see some had real bad days at the 'office'.
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:07 PM
 
Location: southern california
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Religion
specifically the teachings of ethics and community unity and obligations
challenge our false sense of self hood
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