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Forum: Opinions & Editorials 10-31-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,456
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Yes, You Are Absolutely An Azzhole For Flying A Confederate Flag…Ever

In reading this thread, it becomes obvious how a single symbol can have MANY different meanings, and the meaning will depend on who is speaking it.

Once again, the answer is dont assume, verify.
Forum: News & Current Events 10-31-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Heros Among Us!

What he did was a violation of rules (as a school bus driver) that could have easily gotten him fired. Realistically, he risked his job to save someone's life.

I say it qualifies.
Forum: Civil Rights & Abortion 03-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,356
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Another CNN gay-pride piece

With a topic that is deep seeded enough to make parents put their teenage kid out in the street I doubt that hard work would make the critical difference.

Just sayin...
Forum: Civil Rights & Abortion 03-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,356
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Another CNN gay-pride piece

Gay Officer Reinstated After Settlement | Advocate.com (http://www.advocate.com/news/daily-news/2011/03/29/gay-officer-reinstated-after-settlement)

Actually they had to reinstate him because he...
Forum: News & Current Events 03-22-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 66,089
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: We sure could use a little GOOD news today!

This guy is a sweetheart. :)

If nothing else he is going to be a great image boost for the ailing reputation of the church.
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-22-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,373
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: VP Biden: Dignity trumps ring-kissing etiquette

Moral beliefs and religious beliefs are not the same thing.
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-22-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,373
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: VP Biden: Dignity trumps ring-kissing etiquette

I am a Federal Officer. My beliefs do not belong in my workplace. I'm fully able to express myself and what I believe when I am not in my uniform.

Biden is representing the USA on a trip, he...
Forum: Education & Curriculum 03-21-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Principal cancels Honors Night in exchange for all-inclusive assembly

And how, exactly would this not be devastating to the honor students?

It doesn't feel very good when a person works their butt off for the whole yearand then find out that your work won't be...
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-21-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,789
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Interfaith Dialogue

This has been a very interesting thread to read...

So many things have to happen in order to facilitate an open discussion of different faith systems.

First, each person has to come into the...
Forum: Civil Rights & Abortion 03-20-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,283
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: gay determined in the womb --- abortion?

I suspect that the majority of folks that would object to raising a gay child wouls be more inclined to put said child up for adoption than to abort.

That said... It is a woman's choice to have...
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-20-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,789
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Interfaith Dialogue

Actually, on this board in its earlier days, there were a LOT of discussions around religion that were not contentious. For example:
...
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-18-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,789
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Interfaith Dialogue

I am not a christian and I feel compelled to speak up here...

Much in the same way that it is only a handful of Muslims causing problems and ruining the reputation of the rest, it is only a...
Forum: The President & the Executive Branch 03-15-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Obama to unveil alternative energy proposal

I am all for alternative energy and related research. That said, this is NOT the time to be starting a research fund for it.

You don't start a college fund for your kid when your kid is starving....
Forum: Science, Inventions & Space 03-14-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Epigenetics: How our experiences affect our offspring

Homosexuality is simply one of the variations that shows up in human sexuality.

Some of the suggested 'triggers' for homosexuality are entirely beyond 'treatment;' being a second or third son, for...
Forum: News & Current Events 03-14-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,575
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: New Pope Elected!

And so your father's last lesson to you was to actively choose your spirituality instead of having it dictated to you, because the consequences can be dire.

I hope that this is the legacy he...
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 03-13-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Same Sex Couples as Foster/Adoptive Parents

Besides the basic physical requirements, a child needs warmth, caring and emotional support. A child needs to be shown respect and disciple so they develop self-respect and discipline. A child needs...
Forum: Science, Inventions & Space 03-11-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Epigenetics: How our experiences affect our offspring

Some movements and mannerism are certainly genetic but others are programmed in the womb as an adaptation to the local environment. That makes perfect evolutionary sense.

Also, I'm curious to know...
Forum: Opinions & Editorials 02-24-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 8,526
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

I have to ask this...

The Emancipation Proclamation was in 1863 if I remember correctly...

If the society still had anti-miscegenation laws over 100 years later, what makes you feel that it...
Forum: Open Discussion 02-22-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,258
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: The Boy Who Won't Wrestle a Girl

Respect the belief? No. Respect the person's right to live his life based on that belief? Yes.



From what I've read on this story, the boy didn't conceed because the girl was superior or...
Forum: Opinions & Editorials 02-22-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,919
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Rush Limbaugh says First Lady is no swimsuit model

I suppose it's because I look at nutrition realistically. Eating healthy does not mean never having the fatty/salty/unhealthy treats that you like. It means them not being a staple in your diet.
...
Forum: Opinions & Editorials 02-22-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,919
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Rush Limbaugh says First Lady is no swimsuit model

Okay, I am completely floored! :eek

How does a dude that lookes like Limbaugh even BEGIN to comment about someone else's body shape???????
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 02-22-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,660
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: The Evil Bible

If you look at the Bible as literature- as all religious books can be veiwed as literature as well- it's interesting to note a difference in political attitude between the OT and NT.

In the OT,...
Forum: Religion & Philosophy 12-13-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,638
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: 2000 Yr Old Sacred Tree Chopped Down

That is just horrible. :(

Just hateful and horrible!
Forum: Civil Rights & Abortion 12-03-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,725
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Chicago Mayor Richard Daley Looking Forward To Gay Marriage

I'm pretty sure I've said it before, but the fact of the matter is that this kind of 'back and forth' has existed in all of the civil rights movements that have existed in the US.

For example,...
Forum: The President & the Executive Branch 12-03-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,969
Posted By KnightOfSappho
Re: Obama calls for 2-year freeze on federal pay

A lot of government workers do work very hard.

A lot of gov't workers have to deal with people coming in and giving them a hard time just because they work for the government.

A lot of...
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