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    I'd say that's a good example of being hand-wavy....

    A quick Google search shows

    "social justice: justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society.
    "individuality gives way to the struggle for...
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    For a lot of people, the term "social justice"...

    For a lot of people, the term "social justice" itself is the issue, causing an automatic negative reaction. I think the phrase causes confusion at best and is best abandoned. It's never more than...
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    Also Peter in Acts 15 at the Jerusalem Council:...

    Also Peter in Acts 15 at the Jerusalem Council: "7 And after there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “Brothers, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that...
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    One thing I still don't understand is what does...

    One thing I still don't understand is what does "rich toward God" mean? ("21 So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.”) That doesn't seem to make grammatical...
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    I have another thought about verse 33 “Sell your...

    I have another thought about verse 33 “Sell your possessions and give to charity;..."

    The preceding 11 verses are teaching not to worry or fear about your future material needs. That too at first...
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    I just thought of a possible way to interpret the...

    I just thought of a possible way to interpret the parable that is simple and seems to fit all the facts. (Though the resulting meaning isn't really different from everything you all have been...
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    Interesting. So then it's true to say there are...

    Interesting. So then it's true to say there are dinosaurs still living today. Or: Dinosaurs are not extinct.

    I assume there are other cases where "descendant of" does not imply "is a" (or "is a...
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    This is interesting. Bill The Cat said nothing...

    This is interesting. Bill The Cat said nothing about rights, but is considering the value-free concept of normal.
    Only you made the jump from "normal" to rights. Only you are working on the premise...
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    Imported from Aristotle how? My point is that...

    Imported from Aristotle how? My point is that essence of an individual or species implies nothing about whether an individual can have offspring (or distant offspring) that are different from the...
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    I'm not seeing how evolution contradicts...

    I'm not seeing how evolution contradicts Aristotle in that manner. No one is claiming that any individual member of a species turned into a different species, right? Every individual fish was a fish...
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    This is in the book that starts out: "In the...

    This is in the book that starts out: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through Him, and...
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    That seems to fit. What about v. 33a “Sell your...

    That seems to fit. What about v. 33a “Sell your possessions and give to charity."?

    And Matt 6:19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth". The verses about "treasure" is not so much...
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    The parable of the rich fool

    Summary: Luke 12:13-34, Someone asks Jesus “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” Jesus says he won't get involved and says beware of greed/covetousness, then tells the...
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    Uh, I think Christianity didn't become the...

    Uh, I think Christianity didn't become the dominant religion in the western hemisphere until the Spanish conquests of the 1500s. I assume you meant to refer to Western Civilization (Europeans).
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    I think you are right. Remember how the...

    I think you are right. Remember how the conditions of Victorian England were the conditions of all of Western Civilization for 2000 years? Yeah, me neither.
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    ...and again! :lol: Everyone, remember how for...

    ...and again! :lol: Everyone, remember how for 2000 years there was a free market in land, except women were not allowed to own land? Yeah, me neither.
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    What do you think of the theory that the "biggest...

    What do you think of the theory that the "biggest microphone" is usually determined by the choices of mass media? In the last presidential primaries and general, the media chose to focus mostly on...
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    again and again. :lol: Hey everyone, remember how...

    again and again. :lol: Hey everyone, remember how for 2,000 years families were wealthy enough that they could afford to have only one person in the family (the father) working, and the wife and kids...
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    :lol: He did it again! Hey, everyone, remember...

    :lol: He did it again!

    Hey, everyone, remember how there was democracy for 2000 years, except that women were denied the vote? Yeah me neither.
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    Also I think people exaggerate the ability of big...

    Also I think people exaggerate the ability of big money to dictate what people think. Carpe said a big spender could "swing the tide of elections to their desires." During the last Republican...
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    No, I (and others) responded to these things that...

    No, I (and others) responded to these things that you keep listing. Evidently you somehow missed all those posts.

    Very briefly here:
    For most of the 2000 years, the vast majority of men and women...
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    From the video in the OP: AOC: Is there any...

    From the video in the OP:


    AOC: Is there any hard limit that I have in terms of what legislation I'm allowed...to touch? Are there any limits on the laws that I can write or influence...?

    A:...
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    People will be bummed: Oh great, I have to report...

    People will be bummed: Oh great, I have to report for legislature duty.

    Or would people be allowed to decline?
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    I'd imagine they wouldn't have much influence....

    I'd imagine they wouldn't have much influence. We've seen cases of a lone congressman with a unique view, who largely gets ignored.
  25. What a misanthrope!

    What a misanthrope!
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