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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:58 PM

4. It's one thing to shame people into feeling guilty for sinning because

They may feel guilty but they still have the choice to sin and ask for redemption later.

BUT

To set up laws that take away the people's tight to choose is going too far.

Like my parents said, "We can only teach you to be a good person.
What you do with the rest of your life is up to you."

There is a control issue here.
These people want control over the lives of others.
which takes control away from the individual.
This is why people try to stay out of prisons - they want to maintain control of themselves.
Once you take a person's rights away, what's the sense?
That's why the U.S. is different from China and Russia
That's why we're Americans - so we have freedom of choice

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