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Australia's own Chinese Lesbian Minister for Climate Change has announced that she doesn't believe in gay marriage. Gay groups, appalled by this heresy, have already beginned with the torches and pitchforks.

Posted by Anonymous User 
"pond,

Does your friend engage in same sex sex? If so, how does she justify her actions based on the teachings of Jesus and the apostles?
" -pb

Again, I don't know how she justifies it. I've never grilled her about it and she's never offered. She is in a 20-something year long relationship. She doesn't strike me as the unfaithful type at all. Neither does her partner.

Perhaps gay politicians just say they are against same sex marriage to get their foot in the door at election time? Politicians are not famous for telling the truth...
Nope! The views which I've just presented above was simply just one which is more consistent and less hypocritical that your's. It was meant as a "suggestion".

I'm experiencing yet another Heisenberg moment.
Since, how does, (QUOTE) " As I've said many times in the past,
> it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire is
> its own justification. "...apply exclusively to same sex sex but not different sex sex?

Duh.

It doesn't!

I can only imagine what it must have been like to be Heisenberg!
indy Wrote:
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> PB wrote: "I've known people whose natural
> inclination is to desire sex with those of the
> same sex but whose commitment to Christ led them
> to a life of celibacy."
>
> It's not enough just to lead a life of celibacy,
> one must also lose the desire for illicit sex; for
> it is written: "But I tell you that anyone who
> looks at a woman lustfully has already committed
> adultery with her in his heart."

It is written, ah, just look up 1 Jn 1:9
Sam Wrote:
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> Perhaps gay politicians just say they are against
> same sex marriage to get their foot in the door at
> election time? Politicians are not famous for
> telling the truth...

O is!
Sam,

I agree in one sense that some politicians will do that kind of trick just to get votes. But there are also politicians who were against same sex marriage.

You recall - if you can guess this elected official. He promoted abortion. He supported same sex marriage and He supported also marriage between man and a woman. In short, he can get all the votes all areas of life and He was elected.

God bless.
PITT:
> Nope! The views which I've just presented above
> was simply just one which is more consistent and
> less hypocritical that your's. It was meant as a
> "suggestion".

Pb:
> I'm experiencing yet another Heisenberg moment.

PITT:
> Since, how does, (QUOTE) " As I've said many times
> in the past, it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire is its own justification. "...apply exclusively to
> same sex sex but not different sex sex?

Pb:
> Duh.
>
> It doesn't!

Duh, I know Pb. Which was precisely the point I was trying to make to you. winking smiley
In light of this, how can you not agree to calling hetrosexual sex hedonistic by the same account as you are calling homosexual sex hedonistic?

In the context of what you've posted (quote again for clarity) "it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire is its own justification", how is the engagement of sex for pleasure any different for homosexual compared to hetrosexuals? Why is homosexual sex unjustified, yet hetrosexual sex for the purpose of pleasure isn't so?

I don't see any real distinction between the two (i.e. its all just sex with the intent for pleasure to me; with accord to sexual-orientation of course), hence I am uncertain how you could rationalise disagreement to the following statement:
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Its not just same sex sex that is hedonist. But ANY sex for the purpose of pleasure instead of making babies IS hedonistic. God design sex for making babies, not for wasteful spilling of His precious seed in rubber tubings.
Which I think follows quite naturally from the argument that you've put forth, regarding the hedonistic nature of same sex sex?

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In light of this, how can you not agree to calling hetrosexual sex hedonistic by the same account as you are calling homosexual sex hedonistic? -- wade

Perhaps this is a language problem.

I don't call any sex hedonistic because hedonism is a way of thinking. I have never called homosexual sex hedonistic. To do so would be meaningless. I have called pond, a homosexual, a hedonist because her thinking seems to be to reflect the values of hedonism. I have called her argument for same sex marriage hedonistic because it is. But, I have never called any type of sex hedonistic.
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Pb
> I've known people whose natural inclination is to
> desire sex with those of the same sex but whose
> commitment to Christ led them to a life of
> celibacy.
As I've said many times in the past,
> it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire is
> its own justification.

Pb, I've interpreted the way I did since that statement follows immediately from the above bolded statement. It thus seems to be implying that homosexual sex for pleasure is somehow any different from hetrosexual sex for pleasure in terms of "justisfiability" -- i.e. That homosexuals should be celibate for no apparently good reasons.

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- Juni {^á´¥^}


"Don't judge other people just because they sin differently from you!" ~ Anon

Three things you (probably) don't know about Islam
[www.youtube.com]

Welcome To Belgistan -- The New Muslim Capital Of Europe
[www.youtube.com]

Jun Wrote:
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> > I've known people whose natural inclination is
> to
> > desire sex with those of the same sex but whose
> > commitment to Christ led them to a life of
> > celibacy. As I've said many times in the past,
> > it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire
> is
> > its own justification.
>
> Pb, I've interpreted the way I did since that
> statement follows immediately from the above
> bolded statement. It thus seems to be implying
> that homosexual sex for pleasure is somehow any
> different from hetrosexual sex for pleasure in
> terms of "justisfiability" -- i.e. That
> homosexuals should be celibate for no apparently
> good reasons.

You are misunderstanding me. As far as I know, all sex is for pleasure. It's how one thinks about pleasure that is what hedonism is.
Sam Wrote:
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> You can't or you would be a hypocrite, right? You
> fool no one.

I assume this is directed to jun. It immediately follows jun's post.
pb Wrote:
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> You are misunderstanding me. As far as I know,
> all sex is for pleasure. It's how one thinks
> about pleasure that is what hedonism is.


Again, directing you back to what you have said.
But what did you mean by saying:
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> I've known people whose natural inclination is to
> desire sex with those of the same sex but whose
> commitment to Christ led them to a life of
> celibacy. As I've said many times in the past,
> it's simply hedonism to believe that a desire is
> its own justification.
if not what I've interpreted Pb?

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- Juni {^á´¥^}


"Don't judge other people just because they sin differently from you!" ~ Anon

Three things you (probably) don't know about Islam
[www.youtube.com]

Welcome To Belgistan -- The New Muslim Capital Of Europe
[www.youtube.com]

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