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Mycroft Holmes28-Sep-18 11:40
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Richard Deeming26-Sep-18 6:29
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F-ES Sitecore wrote:
you seem unable to understand

Now who's making an ad hominem argument? Laugh | :laugh:

Just because someone doesn't agree with your argument, that doesn't mean they don't understand what you're saying.

F-ES Sitecore wrote:
they have misunderstood the teachings of their religion
The Catholic Church views as sinful any sexual act not related to procreation by couple joined under the Sacrament of Matrimony. ... The Church, however, considers "homosexual acts" to be "grave sins", "intrinsically disordered", and "contrary to the natural law", and "under no circumstances can they be approved".

The Eastern Orthodox churches, like the Catholic Church, condemns only homosexual acts.

All Orthodox Church jurisdictions, such as the Orthodox Church in America, have taken the approach of welcoming people with "homosexual feelings and emotions," while encouraging them to work towards "overcoming its harmful effects in their lives," and not allowing the sacraments to people who seek to justify homosexual activity.

Churches within Lutheranism hold stances on the issue ranging from labeling homosexual acts as sinful, to acceptance of homosexual relationships.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church "recognizes that every human being is valuable in the sight of God, and seeks to minister to all men and women [including homosexuals] in the spirit of Jesus," while maintaining that homosexual sex itself is forbidden in the Bible.

Most of the Anglican Communion does not approve of homosexual activity, ...

Some evangelical churches in the United States have anti-gay activists who consider that homosexuality is at the root of many social problems. Some evangelical churches in Uganda strongly oppose homosexuality and homosexuals. They have campaigned for laws criminalizing homosexuality.

You can hardly claim it's "misunderstood" when it's the official position of your church. Unless you're going to get into arguments about which Christian sect has the "correct" interpretation.

F-ES Sitecore wrote:
A Muslim killing their gay child because their religion tells them to - that's something that no civilised society should accept.

Agreed. But the suggestion that all Muslims follow a version of Islam which includes that stipulation is disingenuous at best.


F-ES Sitecore wrote:
Simple question so I expect a simple answer, would you be willing to at least tolerate the first scenario even if you don't like it? Same question for the second scenario, would you be willing to tolerate that even though you don't like it?

No to both.



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