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(Lexington Herald Leader)   Teacher writes "You can't be a Democrat & go to heaven" on her chalkboard during class, not only trying to discriminate against liberals but enforce her Christian beliefs on students as well   (kentucky.com) divider line 372
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2012-11-28 07:23:55 AM

liam76: Jesus said a lot more about helping the poor, the difficulty of rich people getting into heaven, then talking about gays (whom he never explicitly condemned).

No idea where these farktards get this stuff.


The bible. Paul, mostly. It's hard to discard the bits about gays (and a few other choice ethnic and behavioral groups seemingly picked more or less at random) being evil because it's closely tied to the post-resurrection miracles and books of the new testament, and if you throw those out you also lose, among other things, the bit where god removed the requirement that you be Jewish before you become Christian. Plus a lot of the bits allowing there to be a church in the first place.

So if you want to be a Christian without having to marry into a Jewish family first (it's not the easiest religion in the world to join), and you like eating bacon and there being organized churches beyond informal gatherings, you're stuck with the version of Christianity that has passages decrying gay and premarital sex, i.e. the ones that easily can justify wanting to make sodomy illegal and deny birth control to unmarried women.

//There were at one point denominations of Christianity that weren't part of the councils at Nicea that formalized the contents of the new testament, but I don't think any of them are around anymore, though the occasional masonic lodge will pretend to be one for the usual "seeming more mysterious 'n' shiat" reasons. Even Protestants that don't fully hold to, say, the Nicene creed typically still respect the council's Selection of texts.
 
2012-11-28 07:24:54 AM
'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.'

Matthew 25:41-43
 
2012-11-28 07:25:01 AM

Fluorescent Testicle: [24.media.tumblr.com image 500x373]


OMFG... I love that... Why have I never seen this before O_o
A bumper sticker I would actually consider putting on my car...
 
2012-11-28 07:26:51 AM

liam76: the difficulty of rich people getting into heaven


minor point, what the guy said was "kingdom of heaven" which was more like a government on Earth and not a place out in space. The whole "people go to Heaven as a reward and Hell as a punishment" thing didn't enter Christianity until it merged with the Mystery religion.
 
2012-11-28 07:28:38 AM
HindiDiscoMonster: Fluorescent Testicle: [24.media.tumblr.com image 500x373]

OMFG... I love that... Why have I never seen this before O_o
A bumper sticker I would actually consider putting on my car...


I am not sure it would be a wise move. You wouldn't want your car vandalized by "Christians."
 
2012-11-28 07:29:30 AM

Persnickety: 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.'

Matthew 25:41-43


That right there sums up the New Testament's message.... charity and love are what is important... you don't have it, do not pass go... do not collect your wings.
 
2012-11-28 07:30:14 AM

giftedmadness: Uncle Tractor: Also, the teacher was wrong, because you're not a real christian if you vote Republican:

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yeah, because the only way to help the poor is through wasteful government programs.


You watch too much Fox News. Not good for you.
 
2012-11-28 07:30:21 AM

ComicBookGuy: HindiDiscoMonster: Fluorescent Testicle: [24.media.tumblr.com image 500x373]

OMFG... I love that... Why have I never seen this before O_o
A bumper sticker I would actually consider putting on my car...

I am not sure it would be a wise move. You wouldn't want your car vandalized by "Christians."


let em... you should see my car. it would be an improvement :P
 
2012-11-28 07:31:42 AM
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2012-11-28 07:31:58 AM

giftedmadness: Uncle Tractor: Also, the teacher was wrong, because you're not a real christian if you vote Republican:

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yeah, because the only way to help the poor is through wasteful government programs.


I'm sorry... does it hurt?

/it was paint chips, wasn't it?
 
2012-11-28 07:32:56 AM
Wow. Indefensible. I'll try anyway.

She was wrong for doing it, but, she was accurate.
 
2012-11-28 07:33:58 AM

Roy_G_Biv: [img853.imageshack.us image 311x311]


3/10
 
2012-11-28 07:34:36 AM

Arkanaut: Maybe I don't want to go to Heaven.


It's ok... you don't have to worry about it.
 
2012-11-28 07:35:50 AM

Zeb Hesselgresser: Wow. Indefensible. I'll try anyway.

She was wrong for doing it, but, she was accurate.


you must be a follower of the prosperity gospel.
 
2012-11-28 07:37:21 AM

ace in your face: Smoking GNU: Theory Of Null: So heaven looks like the GOP convention. Think I will pass.

How do they feed the animals in heaven, then?

Animals don't go to heaven.


content.internetvideoarchive.com
 
2012-11-28 07:40:14 AM
At least the god fearing Republicans have never ran a presidential candidate that wasn't born on this continent.
 
2012-11-28 07:42:09 AM

Point02GPA: At least the god fearing Republicans have never ran a presidential candidate that wasn't born on this continent.


John McCain was born in Panama.
 
2012-11-28 07:42:32 AM
What's the point of going to school in Kentucky when the kids will just end up writing sentences like:

FTA: Gilbert said Baker continues to teach, and that she is not satisfied with the district's response..
 
2012-11-28 07:42:40 AM

Cup Check: Riiiiiiiiight, because money cures mental exhaustion.


So if I'm understanding you correctly, your argument is "If you're going to have a difficult but important job, you might as well get shiatty pay"? That's a new angle.
 
2012-11-28 07:43:55 AM

HotWingConspiracy: Point02GPA: At least the god fearing Republicans have never ran a presidential candidate that wasn't born on this continent.

John McCain was born in Panama.


You know who else liked Panama?


ivarfjeld.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-11-28 07:44:59 AM

ck1938: ck1938: Homesexuals have nothing to be ashamed of. You sick fark democrats on the other hand....

Homosexuals have nothing to be ashamed of either.


Is there an echo in here?
 
2012-11-28 07:46:03 AM
Heaven is for unfarted bongos only.
 
2012-11-28 07:46:22 AM

dickfreckle: See? I just did it up there! Motherf...

If some liberal teacher had done the same...


not a single fark would be given.

As a Christian and a Republican, I hate it when my party and religion try to make both the same.
 
2012-11-28 07:46:22 AM
So I guess that, as an independent, Im going to have to settle for Nirvana. Too bad. I was kind of looking forward to those awesome wings, streets of gold and the land of milk and honey. But becoming spiritually one with all existence will have to do.
 
2012-11-28 07:47:00 AM
Heh, so many people responding to derogatory stereotyping of one group, with derogatory stereotyping of some other group, while pretending to be better than the teacher. This is why fark amuses me so.

/She shouldn't talk about a group of people that way! Southerners are so stupid!

/thread full of bigots
 
2012-11-28 07:47:22 AM

ComicBookGuy: HindiDiscoMonster: Fluorescent Testicle: [24.media.tumblr.com image 500x373]

OMFG... I love that... Why have I never seen this before O_o
A bumper sticker I would actually consider putting on my car...

I am not sure it would be a wise move. You wouldn't want your car vandalized by "Christians."


The best one I've ever seen:

www.seesharppress.com
 
2012-11-28 07:47:52 AM
cause everything written on a chalk board is obviously true
there is no room for debate in schools.
 
2012-11-28 07:48:44 AM
And so many people wonder why so many atheists are militant.
 
2012-11-28 07:49:15 AM

Jim_Callahan: liam76: Jesus said a lot more about helping the poor, the difficulty of rich people getting into heaven, then talking about gays (whom he never explicitly condemned).

No idea where these farktards get this stuff.

The bible. Paul, mostly. It's hard to discard the bits about gays (and a few other choice ethnic and behavioral groups seemingly picked more or less at random) being evil because it's closely tied to the post-resurrection miracles and books of the new testament, and if you throw those out you also lose, among other things, the bit where god removed the requirement that you be Jewish before you become Christian. Plus a lot of the bits allowing there to be a church in the first place.

So if you want to be a Christian without having to marry into a Jewish family first (it's not the easiest religion in the world to join), and you like eating bacon and there being organized churches beyond informal gatherings, you're stuck with the version of Christianity that has passages decrying gay and premarital sex, i.e. the ones that easily can justify wanting to make sodomy illegal and deny birth control to unmarried women.

//There were at one point denominations of Christianity that weren't part of the councils at Nicea that formalized the contents of the new testament, but I don't think any of them are around anymore, though the occasional masonic lodge will pretend to be one for the usual "seeming more mysterious 'n' shiat" reasons. Even Protestants that don't fully hold to, say, the Nicene creed typically still respect the council's Selection of texts.


I am not saying you have to throw them out, I am saying push comes to shove what Jesus said should trump what Paul said as being more important for christians.
 
2012-11-28 07:50:01 AM

ThrobblefootSpectre: Heh, so many people responding to derogatory stereotyping of one group, with derogatory stereotyping of some other group, while pretending to be better than the teacher. This is why fark amuses me so.

/She shouldn't talk about a group of people that way! Southerners are so stupid!

/thread full of bigots


aaaah the Irony... I do love it so.
 
2012-11-28 07:50:15 AM
How doing something like this is not a clear indication of mental illness, I will never know.
 
2012-11-28 07:52:16 AM

SnarfVader: dickfreckle: Uh, upon further review the call on the field stands. It was descriptive enough.

I'm uh, I'm just going to stop posting now and never return to this thread.

Leave the scotch please. We're gonna need it once the liters get here.


I dunno, man...maybe he needs MOAR scotch.

/yeah...that's the ticket
 
2012-11-28 07:52:25 AM

HindiDiscoMonster: ThrobblefootSpectre: Heh, so many people responding to derogatory stereotyping of one group, with derogatory stereotyping of some other group, while pretending to be better than the teacher. This is why fark amuses me so.

/She shouldn't talk about a group of people that way! Southerners are so stupid!

/thread full of bigots

aaaah the Irony... I do love it so.

 
2012-11-28 07:53:27 AM

great_tigers: HindiDiscoMonster: ThrobblefootSpectre: Heh, so many people responding to derogatory stereotyping of one group, with derogatory stereotyping of some other group, while pretending to be better than the teacher. This is why fark amuses me so.

/She shouldn't talk about a group of people that way! Southerners are so stupid!

/thread full of bigots

aaaah the Irony... I do love it so.


media.skateboard.com.au
 
2012-11-28 07:53:41 AM

theknuckler_33: How doing something like this is not a clear indication of mental illness, I will never know.


Oh it is... the problem is the same people who would hold authority over her outnumber the sane ones by 2/3.
 
2012-11-28 07:53:57 AM

ComicBookGuy: HindiDiscoMonster: Fluorescent Testicle: [24.media.tumblr.com image 500x373]

OMFG... I love that... Why have I never seen this before O_o
A bumper sticker I would actually consider putting on my car...

I am not sure it would be a wise move. You wouldn't want your car vandalized by "Christians."


A friend of mine has a bumper sticker he put on his car that says "The only problem with baptists is they don't hold them under longer." He routinely has people yelling at him. I bore witness to it one day as we were standing in a parking lot talking and an older gentleman in a van drove up and asked in a rhetorical way, "Is that a hate crime?" The latest hit was his rear right tail light was mysteriously smashed out.

Probably not the smartest thing to make himself a target like that. Still, I don't believe he has ever yelled at anyone or vandalized their property based on an absurd bumper sticker.
 
2012-11-28 07:53:58 AM

Jon iz teh kewl: cause everything written on a chalk board is obviously true
there is no room for debate in schools.


You think they should have had a debate about which political affiliations get to go to heaven in a high school psychology class?
 
2012-11-28 07:54:18 AM

Jon iz teh kewl: cause everything written on a chalk board is obviously true
there is no room for debate in schools.


Maybe next time she'll write "gays should be put to death"... you know, just to spark a debate.

/wtf?
 
2012-11-28 07:56:47 AM
Not surprising at all that this happened in Kentucky.
 
2012-11-28 07:57:59 AM

great_tigers: great_tigers: HindiDiscoMonster: ThrobblefootSpectre: Heh, so many people responding to derogatory stereotyping of one group, with derogatory stereotyping of some other group, while pretending to be better than the teacher. This is why fark amuses me so.

/She shouldn't talk about a group of people that way! Southerners are so stupid!

/thread full of bigots

aaaah the Irony... I do love it so.

[media.skateboard.com.au image 452x339]


I know... it was a compliment :) also one of the reasons I love Fark... there is quite a bit of real irony...

1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-11-28 07:59:26 AM
That line reminds me of this Christian radio show I heard a number of years ago. My wife and I were driving in PA, surfing the radio dial for something to listen to, and we came upon a Christian "kids" show with a catchy little number playing. I don't know what the actual title was, but the chorus went,

"You can make a soup from a chicken, but you can't make a chicken from soup!"

The rest of the lyrics were standard Young Earth Creationist babble, but man, it had to be one of the funniest songs I have ever heard. I've searched everywhere to find a copy of it.
 
2012-11-28 08:00:42 AM

JackieRabbit: So I guess that, as an independent, Im going to have to settle for Nirvana. Too bad. I was kind of looking forward to those awesome wings, streets of gold and the land of milk and honey. But becoming spiritually one with all existence will have to do.


Milk and honey will give you diarrhea anyway.
 
2012-11-28 08:00:42 AM
Who wants to go any place if it's filled with Republicans? Heaven sounds like Branson.
 
2012-11-28 08:02:06 AM

steerforth: KrispyKritter: way to miss the point, geniuses. it was a psychology class. she was trying to get the students provoked, to think and react. herp derp bible! morans.

That was my reading as well. The teacher is running an experiment. Not a very well controlled experiment, but one nonetheless.

Hopefully.


This was my reaction to it as well. It is a good question to use to judge a person's political leanings.
 
2012-11-28 08:02:19 AM

HotWingConspiracy: Jon iz teh kewl: cause everything written on a chalk board is obviously true
there is no room for debate in schools.

You think they should have had a debate about which political affiliations get to go to heaven in a high school psychology class?


i teach college students. i might try this on Thursday.
 
2012-11-28 08:03:40 AM

Rapmaster2000: Who wants to go any place if it's filled with Republicans? Heaven sounds like Branson.


Actually, Republican heaven looks more like this:

3.bp.blogspot.com
/Or so I have heard...
 
2012-11-28 08:04:42 AM

Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: Of course Democrats don't get to heaven. Heaven is for Ron Paul fans - it's a literal city of gold run by an absolute ruler.


Heaven is not Ferenginar.
 
2012-11-28 08:05:06 AM

Jon iz teh kewl: cause everything written on a chalk board is obviously true
there is no room for debate in schools.


This is what happens when you drop out in the 7th grade. You're so ignorant of the education process you make stupid public statements that should be humiliating in their ignorance, if only you knew better.
 
2012-11-28 08:06:29 AM

KrispyKritter: way to miss the point, geniuses. it was a psychology class. she was trying to get the students provoked, to think and react. herp derp bible! morans.


she wrote it on the board with a colleague and forgot to erase it, according to TFA.
 
2012-11-28 08:09:18 AM

december: KrispyKritter: way to miss the point, geniuses. it was a psychology class. she was trying to get the students provoked, to think and react. herp derp bible! morans.

she wrote it on the board with a colleague and forgot to erase it, according to TFA.


www.joanofarse.com
 
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