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Old 11-20-2016, 08:22 AM
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I disagree. They were devised as tools to control people. If division is a by product of them, andit works to control people, then the controllers are happy. But I don't think it was the primary purpose of either.
You are right it was not their primary purpose but most anything they can be debased to serve the needs of control freaks.
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Old 11-20-2016, 08:23 AM
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Talking politics or religion in an open forum is going to be contentious.
But it need not be assuming that we are all adults.
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Old 11-20-2016, 08:27 AM
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But there is where it went wrong. He did not ask us to build Him giant edifices to be used so rarely. In fact He once said that 'wherever two or three are gathered together in my name there shall I be also.' No requirement to build a cathedral stipulated.


So if we start at 3:00AM EST I guess we end 12 hours later?
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Old 11-20-2016, 09:29 AM
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But there is where it went wrong. He did not ask us to build Him giant edifices to be used so rarely. In fact He once said that 'wherever two or three are gathered together in my name there shall I be also.' No requirement to build a cathedral stipulated.


So if we start at 3:00AM EST I guess we end 12 hours later?
My idea was 24 hours. So 3:00 am Monday will be the end time.
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Old 11-20-2016, 12:16 PM
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But it need not be assuming that we are all adults.
As if.
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I'm going to re-enlist for another 24 hours.
I'll follow suit too. You did good!!!!
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Better to sin and repent than forced abstinence for me. This just does not seem normal.
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Old 11-21-2016, 08:38 AM
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Better to sin and repent than forced abstinence for me. This just does not seem normal.
I'm just taking it one day at a time.

And I'm making a payback list as I go along.

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Old 11-21-2016, 10:50 AM
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Better to sin and repent than forced abstinence for me. This just does not seem normal.
Are you suggesting that being insulting is normal behavior?
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