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Re: In the News
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2012, 04:27:44 PM »
http://apps.facebook.com/theguardian/p/387z7

How do I claim the freakin' camels though?
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Re: In the News
« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2012, 01:07:23 AM »
I'd be more apathetic if I weren't so lethargic.

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Re: In the News
« Reply #17 on: June 17, 2012, 11:41:51 AM »
Nor me, but I must say I think we have law courts for a reason. Self defence or defence of others is one thing, summary execution quite another.
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Re: In the News
« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2012, 04:37:21 PM »
I'd be more apathetic if I weren't so lethargic.

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Re: In the News
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2012, 05:15:02 PM »
I can't help but feeling Orthodox priests get it right much more than Catholic & Protestant ones.

I mean, take the classic example of biblical teachings on killing:

DOCTRINE SAYS: Priests, you may not shed blood.
ORTHODOX: Right, that means not killing people.
CATHOLIC: armadillo... hm. I know! *Grabs a mace and starts beating people senseless*

Who d'you think will win though? Samaras or "Sexy Alexei"?  :P
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Re: In the News
« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2012, 11:13:58 PM »
Jubal, you theology better than most, can you describe the standout features and teachings of the Orthodox Church better than Wikipedia?
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Re: In the News
« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2012, 01:43:33 PM »
Arp, I've mostly only done Catholic/Lutheran/Calvinist differences, so probably not very easily. The key thing is that they don't have any of the "infallible pope" stuff, I guess; their leader, the Patriarch of Constantinople, is seen more as a "first among equals". There used to be 5 patriarchs (Rome, Alexandria, Constantinople, Antioch, Jerusalem) but all bar Rome and Constantinople disappeared in the first wave of Islamic invasions, and the remaining two then split. They're very into icons of saints, different dress code, and their churches look very different (the Western church building is based on the Roman basilica, the Eastern is a more square, domed building).
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Re: In the News
« Reply #22 on: June 18, 2012, 06:50:50 PM »

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Re: In the News
« Reply #24 on: June 19, 2012, 10:44:54 PM »
That is seriously cool.
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Re: In the News
« Reply #25 on: June 20, 2012, 12:55:05 AM »
<3 Physics.

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Re: In the News
« Reply #26 on: June 22, 2012, 05:28:07 AM »
Well I''m work now but I just found this little gem.

http://www.qt.com.au/story/2012/06/14/accused-goes-foul-mouthed-rampage/

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Re: In the News
« Reply #27 on: June 22, 2012, 06:50:57 PM »
That judge is a boss.

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Re: In the News
« Reply #28 on: June 22, 2012, 08:44:14 PM »
Classiest judge I have ever heard.
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Re: In the News
« Reply #29 on: June 22, 2012, 09:30:19 PM »
I suggest Triumph points to that judge.  :P
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