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You are reading page 3 of Gay Marriage. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.

The person who posted this requested responses in a "classy manner" but in the previous PETA thread they testified to wearing fur. Fur is not classy (ask Oprah) so I thought it was funny.

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Oh, I get it. But what's classy or not is a highly interpretive thing. And FYI, just because Oprah says it is or is not has absolutely no credibility whatsoever. What isn't classy is trying to tell other people what they should or shouldn't do based on one's own opinions.

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Fur was classy before Bob Barker demanded them not be given as prizes in the Miss Universe pageants in the 80s. Ever since then they've been trashy.

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Fur was classy before Bob Barker demanded them not be given as prizes in the Miss Universe pageants in the 80s. Ever since then they've been trashy.

That is your personal opinion and you have the right to express that. I on the other hand think it is very classy. Queen Elizabeth wears fur is she not classy? Princess Diana also wore fur and she was very classy. Lets get back on topic. Thanks.

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There are so many things in the Bible that we interpret according to time and place. Certainly the Bible and the people who wrote it were against the homosexual rapes that happened. Many of the quotes used about sexuality are taken out of context and also need to be viewed in the time frame in which they were written. Interesting how we cherry pick what we want to find in the Bible.

I understand some believe it is God's own word. I believe it may have been at one time but has been touched by us fallible humans and as such can no longer be 100% accurate. Seek and you shall find (what you look for).

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There are so many things in the Bible that we interpret according to time and place. Certainly the Bible and the people who wrote it were against the homosexual rapes that happened. Many of the quotes used about sexuality are taken out of context and also need to be viewed in the time frame in which they were written. Interesting how we cherry pick what we want to find in the Bible.

I understand some believe it is God's own word. I believe it may have been at one time but has been touched by us fallible humans and as such can no longer be 100% accurate. Seek and you shall find (what you look for).

Not only wasn't the Bible talking about homosexuals of today in loving and lasting relationships, you also have to consider that it has been translated literally dozens of times since the original manuscripts. Perhaps the prejudice of the writer, the times, and interpretations have been changed from the original intent as well.

A good example was the destruction of Soddom that has been claimed that God destroyed because of gay people. Wrong...it was destroyed primarily for lack of hospitality to strangers/travelers....a huge offense at the time...just for starters.

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the op did ask for our opinions, others have expressed they are pro gay marriage and gave a little explanation on why they are pro gay-marriage, so just because this person said no, then gave his/hers view on why he/she is against it, we are gonna jump all over this poster?

we all have done what this poster has done, and that's give our opinion and why.

i don't want to highjack this thread but the op once again did say he wanted our opinions.

it's almost kind of scary to answer with our true feelings because we want to be 'politically correct' to keep everyone happy, but what's right is right and what's wrong is wrong, there's no such thing as being 'politically correct'-to me!

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but what's right is right and what's wrong is wrong

it's the people who pull out the religious card that annoy me the most and think they are superior in their morals. they refuse to think openly in the discussion and look at the other side from multiple perspectives. it is wrong or right, it is black or white. there is a lot more to this story. i don't expect you to change your mind, just try to understand where the other side is coming from in a non-judgmental way.

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It's the people who pull out the religious card that annoy me the most and think they are superior in their morals. .

But try not to lump all "religious" people into that category. Thanks.

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But try not to lump all "religious" people into that category. Thanks.

Sorry if you interpreted it that way. I was just trying to say that when you try to have an intellectual discussion on a subject matter and the other person immediately says, oh well God condemns said act and no ifs, ands, or buts about it, the discussion gets stale fast.

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when i said: 'what's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong', i meant it its for the individual. it's what we think it's right or wrong, i shouldn't have to be politically correct if i feel something is right or wrong, i should be able to say it's right or it's wrong.

for example: a friend of mine told me she took her 15 yr old son to a bar, she said she wanted to 'show' him what a bar was and after all, it was her, the 'mother' that was showing it to her son.

she then asked me what i thought about it, then i said what i though was wrong. there's no need to be 'politically correct' when deep inside of us we feel that either it's right or its wrong. i shouldn't have to butter something up to keep friends or things happy. especially if they're asking me for an answer or my point of view on a matter. i just wanted to clarify what i meant with, what's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong.

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That's a fair point; however, you will have to present a compelling enough argument to change hearts and minds. Thus far, I've yet to see a particularly compelling argument against gay marriage...

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