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Old 03-18-2011, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Your post implied it. What's your view on Christians using the Bible to do barbaric things?
They are nuts.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:20 PM
 
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the verse you are pointing to is actually properly translated as "thou shalt not commit murder". it still doesnt change the fact that what the kid did was wrong.
Murder isn't killing, according to the bible?
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:23 PM
 
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Murder isn't killing, according to the bible?
while murder and killing are, on the surface, the same thing, in war you need to kill your enemy. the bible also allows you to kill in self defense. it may seem like semantics to those that lack education, but there is a difference even though the end result is the same, someone dies.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Gays are capable of sexual harassment.

It appears this guy got sick of it and took care of the situation.
If you ever bother to read the links and educate yourself, you would find this in the OP's link:

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John Joe Thomas, 28, of Sunshine Road in Upper Darby, spent almost every day with 70-year-old Murray Seidman at Seidman’s Lansdowne home, police say.
Perhaps a better approach would have been to just not go to the elderly man's home rather than killing him. Wouldn't you agree?
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:27 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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BTW, this story is a good reminder of why it is so important to have separation of church and state.

The old testament is chock full of cruel and unusual punishments for petty or moral crimes!
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:28 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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while murder and killing are, on the surface, the same thing, in war you need to kill your enemy. the bible also allows you to kill in self defense. it may seem like semantics to those that lack education, but there is a difference even though the end result is the same, someone dies.
What was the guy defending himself from? Based on the article, he chose to spend time with the old man, for whatever reason.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:29 PM
 
Location: California
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Where did it say he was a Christian? he said he got a message from his prayers, why was he executer of the old guys will? oh yeah this looks like a murder for money. I wouldn't distort it too much.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
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Prolly what his defense attorney told him to say.
(look for it soon on Law & Order.)
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:29 PM
 
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The perp sounds and looks mentally ill to me. Hope he gets help.

Gays should stop sexually harassing people who just aren't into them.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:31 PM
 
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A fare as I am concerned 6 ft under is the perfect place for all sexual preditors.
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