Why is it the same people insisting that they are allowed to define witchcraft, Wicca, paganism and any other religion they don't personally practice, are also insisting that only they can define what is or isn't acceptable in terms of Christianity, and reject/downvote any answer that points out conflicts within their own faith? Is there a logic to this, or is it just prejudice?Answer Question
Answer by Shaneagle777 at 5:30 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
Answer by angevil53 at 6:05 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
Answer by witchqueen at 8:16 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
Answer by witchqueen at 8:21 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
If a word can mean anything, then there is no meaning to the word. Same goes for religion, if it means nothing at all, then anything can be a part of that religion. Boundariesand defined meanings serve a purpose, to identify what something is or is not. A religion has the responsibility to define itself and those around them according to their beliefs. Even if it excludes those who try to place themselves under that banner when they don't belong because they rejected the fundamentals of that religion.
As to the down-voting, be careful that you don't make incorrect assumptions as to why something was down-voted. You assume but do not know for sure.
Answer by Anonymous at 8:57 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
Answer by Iamgr8teful at 9:25 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
Answer by missionarywifey at 4:45 AM on Aug. 17, 2010
"Can't have it both ways - that's obvious. I'm asking for an explanation of why they think they are entitled to do so. "
Because Galileo was wrong and this really is a Copernican universe.
Answer by Anonymous at 8:58 AM on Aug. 17, 2010
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