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dairygirl4u2c
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solo
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bible is not an infallible work

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Started: 12/31/2007 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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dairygirl4u2c

Pro

the outrageousness speaks for itself.

---When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her. And if the slave girl's owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter. If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife. If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment. (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT)

--Deuteronomy 22:28-29 NLT)
If a man is caught in the act of raping a young woman who is not engaged, he must pay fifty pieces of silver to her father. Then he must marry the young woman because he violated her, and he will never be allowed to divorce her.

---Let the women keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but let them subject themselves, just as the law says. And if they desire to learn anything, let thorn ask their own husbands at home; for it is improper for a woman to speak in church."
I Cor 14:34.35

----"When you go out to war against your enemies and the LORD, your God, delivers them into your hand, so that you take captives, if you see a comely woman among the captives and become so enamored of her that you wish to have her as wife, you may take her home to your house. But before she may live there, she must shave her head and pare her nails and lay aside her captive's garb. After she has mourned her father and mother for a full month, you may have relations with her, and you shall be her husband and she shall be your wife. However, if later on you lose your liking for her, you shall give her her freedom, if she wishes it; but you shall not sell her or enslave her, since she was married to you under compulsion." Deuteronomy 21:10-14 NAB

-----Exodus 22:16, where we read "If a man seduces a virgin who is not betrothed, and lies with her, he shall give the marriage present for her, and make her his wife." But when we look at the verse immediately following, we get a whole different picture. In verse 17 we read, "If her father utterly refuses to give her to him, he shall pay money equivalent to the marriage present for virgins."

--Kill Your Neighbors
(Moses) stood at the entrance to the camp and shouted, "All of you who are on the LORD's side, come over here and join me." And all the Levites came. He told them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Strap on your swords! Go back and forth from one end of the camp to the other, killing even your brothers, friends, and neighbors." The Levites obeyed Moses, and about three thousand people died that day. Then Moses told the Levites, "Today you have been ordained for the service of the LORD, for you obeyed him even though it meant killing your own sons and brothers. Because of this, he will now give you a great blessing." (Exodus 32:26-29 NLT)

---2 Kings 2:23-24
"Elisha Is Jeered
23 From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some youths came out of the town and jeered at him. "Go on up, you baldhead!" they said. "Go on up, you baldhead!" 24 He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the LORD. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the youths."
Now, granted,they made fun of him. But c'mon. Plus, why doesn't this tstuff happen nowadays?

even if these are not the way things are done anymore, it still does not answer why it ever was, and by "God"'s command
solo

Con

"Take heed that no one leads you astray.........and they will lead many astray. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you are not alarmed; for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and Earthquakes in various places: all this is but the beginning of the birth-pangs." -Jesus Christ, son of God

I refute your dark-sided twist of God's words. You would have me turn away from God's path, but he predicted your post almost two-thousand years ago. It won't work! The Bible IS infallible.
Debate Round No. 1
dairygirl4u2c

Pro

dairygirl4u2c forfeited this round.
solo

Con

I can see that He has driven you and your wickedness away from this debate. I rest my case... for now.
Debate Round No. 2
dairygirl4u2c

Pro

i believe in God. i don't believe in the bible. there's a significant distinction you need to understand.
the reason i am not debating you is because you have no argument. "i feel it in my heart" is not an argument, but a belief based on blind acceptance of a belief based on a social convention.
solo

Con

<< i believe in God. i don't believe in the bible. there's a significant distinction you need to understand.>>

No. I don't need to understand that. This is a debate. I just need to argue my points, which I did. You did not argue yours, however.

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No where in my argument is "i feel it in my heart" used as one of my points. If using misdirection is one of yours, I commend you. It's too bad my points are short enough to confirm the fact that you made that up.

I respect your beliefs (and lack thereof too). Happy New Year!
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by joe.geoghegan154 9 years ago
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dairygirl had the opportunity for a deep argument... to continue one that has been going on for generations... and failed... the quotes from the bible were misled without historical perspective, yet shouldn't the bible have been timeless? solo barely had to defend such a failed argument on a subject that deserves much more.
Posted by solo 9 years ago
solo
Thanks! That actually made me laugh! Have a good one!
Posted by beem0r 9 years ago
beem0r
>>I refute your dark-sided twist of God's words. You would have me turn away from God's path, but he predicted your post almost two-thousand years ago. It won't work! The Bible IS infallible.<<

You win an internet.
Posted by Chuckles 9 years ago
Chuckles
anytime...must be 25 characters....
Posted by solo 9 years ago
solo
LOL! Thanks for the chuckle, Chuckles!
Posted by Chuckles 9 years ago
Chuckles
how many times do you have to post the goddamn challenge?
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