I have a RANT!

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by Fierlin1182, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Some people think that just because others have different values, religious beliefs, morals, and all that, they are less of a person and therefore needn't be treated like one. [​IMG] I am very annoyed right now.
    I try to take on others' viewpoints as much as possible. I would never treat someone badly just because they believed in a different god or thought that doing missionary work was the most important thing in their existence.
     
  2. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    In this case, I couldn't have said what you just said any better myself. I totally agree and what you said is how I respect.

    And [​IMG] I really hope things clear up soon.
     
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  3. Fierlin1182

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    Thanks, Zinnia! Good to know I can find someone who actually cares about this! [​IMG]
     
  4. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    [​IMG] The hugging smilie isn't working for me for some reason. [​IMG]

    And anytime. I don't like to see you guys upset here, and I seriously don't see why we can't just get along. It isn't like we know each other all personally or anything.
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I don't know what triggered the rant, but I can certainly agree with what you have said. I happen to love to meet people with different values and experiences. As long as they are as interested in discovering mine!
    A closed mind is a horrible thing, and treating others as "less than" is unforgivable.

    Oh, wait, did that just betray my biases? Every person has value. People who don't value THAT diminish themselves.
     
  6. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    x2 for that!! I find it interesting to meet all sorts of people. I might not agree, but it adds some variety!

    Zinnia: Check if you selected the box that says "Never show smilies as icons". I did that once. [​IMG]
     
  7. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    I agree with both of you. I know what I believe in, I'm happy for others that believe in something--to each his own. If everyone believed in exactly the same things, what a boring world this would be.
    [​IMG] (mine's working)
     
  8. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    ray's two cents :

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    x2 for that!! I find it interesting to meet all sorts of people. I might not agree, but it adds some variety!

    Zinnia: Check if you selected the box that says "Never show smilies as icons". I did that once. [​IMG]

    I might have. [​IMG]
     
  9. acoustic-rooster

    acoustic-rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister. I am convinced, being fully persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for that person it is unclean. If your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy someone for whom Christ died. Therefore do not let what you know is good be spoken of as evil. For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.

    Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a person to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble. It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall.

    So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves. But whoever has doubts is condemned if they eat, because their eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin." Romans 14:13-23
     
  10. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    Just wanted to add:

    Wouldn't this be against the rules too? I've actually been seeing a lot of people being disrespectful of other's views lately, and it's sickened me how rude people can be to each other just because they're a tad different. [​IMG] We should try to be friends no matter what differences stand in our way...

    ...Behold: "Respect that people may have a different political, religious, philosophical and cultural background than you" (found at the rules section of BYC).
     
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