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Old 10-12-2012, 08:21 PM   #15
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Re: It's attitudes like this that continue to perpetuate ignorance.

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Originally Posted by soonerfan View Post
See, I don't buy that we are all entitled to believe hateful things. It is akin to someone saying black people are inferior, and someone excusing it because that's their belief and they are entitled to it. Homophobia is hate under the guise of a religious excuse, and it is wrong, therefore should not be tolerated.



The bible says many things are wrong, yet people pick and choose what they want to actually live by. I think using the bible as an excuse for why homosexuality is wrong is every bit as abhorrent as when it was used to back up the "wrongness" of interracial marriage.
Good points. Personally, as a believer, it's frustrating that Old Testament verses are cherry picked, yet people who use it don't follow all of the "Old Law". I get really believing that something isn't right. It's the hate, the judging, etc that bothers me so much.
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