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  •  Do you also think that it is a matter of (3+ / 0-)
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    power and domination.  Are these men usually weak or perceived as weak until they have found power through the church and therefore power over the powerless, gullible and weak or am I over analysing?  

    The first thing lost in war is truth.

    by KatHart on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 07:39:37 AM PDT

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    •  I believe it has to do with power and (4+ / 0-)
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      domination. It doesn't follow that if they've found power through the church, they would need power/control elsewhere. I believe religious fanatics have repressed feelings about sex which conflicts with their normal sexual drive.

      Your left is my right---Mort Sahl

      by HappyinNM on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 08:47:49 AM PDT

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      •  the whole idea of many churches is abdicating any (1+ / 0-)
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        form of power or control over your life except that of trying to be a cookie cutter person just like all the other little sheep

        no tolerance for people who are different, look different, dress different, etc

        (The above was probably snark, for the snark challenged) (The below was actually said by George W Bush in a press conference) I'm kind of stalling for time here...They told me what to say. George W Bush, 03-21-2006 10:00 EST Press Conference

        by Tamifah on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 02:25:56 PM PDT

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