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Evil, continued...

I thought about my post about the evil nature of the gay protesters from a few days ago. If someone who disagrees with me stumbles upon that post, they may have a few questions. I've compiled a FAQ to answer some questions that might arise.

1) Aren't you guilty of the same things you're accusing these people of doing? You are isolating a group, making generalizations about them, and engaging in harsh name-calling. I can't argue that. I've focused on a specific group of people, and have made a generalization about them using quite a harsh term. The difference is that I don't wish to see those people's rights taken away, or think of them as second-class citizens, though it may seem that I see them as such. I don't wish any harm on them, nor do I hate them. I made an observation about them and their behavior, which I believe to be vile. I wish they would open their hearts and treat everyone with dignity.

2) Are you gay? No.

3) Why do you like these gay people so much? They are sinners! It's not a question of liking people or not. There are many types of people that I don't imagine I'd get along with, but I think everyone deserves to be treated fairly, and should be entitled to the same rights. Everyone's a sinner in God's eyes. I walk outside, and just feel the sin envelope me (or maybe that's the 100+ degree weather we've been having lately).

4) You're probably going to hell. Already there, but I make the best of it.

5) You're just as close-minded as the people you're talking about. What makes you so special? I am close-minded in many respects. I refuse to embrace hate or try tofu. I'm pretty special. Ask anyone. It goes back to rights - everyone deserves equal treatment and protection under the law.

6) You're so liberal. I bet you feel sympathy for the terrorists, and you probably think killing babies is ok, too. I think terrorists are pretty bad people and I would say they fall under my definition of evil. I don't have much sympathy for them. No, killing babies isn't ok. Neither is killing adults as an act of vengeance, nor killing animals for sport, nor killing fetuses, insects, etc... That's our modern society though, but further discussion is out of scope here, and may appear in another post.

7) You're weird. Yep.

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  1. i would really like to read the initial posting. where do i find such a thing?

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