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    The Swedish church does what now? I must not have been paying attention back home

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparsebeard View Post
    Still, why the hell would you repost such an insignificant video anyway if it wasn't somehow about criticising political correctness or whatever.

    Anyway, my main point is that just reposting the video without context seems like a baseless (if feeble) attack on the PM...
    I explained why I'd posted it when I saw your reaction. I actually did not expect people to jump on me for that.
    It didn't stop thegab from man-babying at me though. Probably because he hates me too much and he couldn't take that I told him he was saying something inappropriate.


    Quote Originally Posted by wolfwood View Post
    The Swedish church does what now? I must not have been paying attention back home
    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-st...-a8129736.html

    Well I said "does" because I didn't know if they had started doing it yet, but it seems it's gonna start in may. The Swedish Church (or Swedish Lutheran church ? not sure) will start using gender neutral terms to refer to God. And sometimes they will use feminine terms to refer to God, but they will also keep using masculine terms.

    A Danish friend told me Sweden had a big problem with political correctness, and that's why he loved The Square (last Palme d'Or, movie is about political correctness and more precisely in Sweden), but I don't think that referring to God with neutral, feminine and masculine terms is being politically correct. Of course, I doubt that this would have been possible 80years ago, but biblically speaking it's just more faithful to do so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nilitch View Post
    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-st...-a8129736.html

    Well I said "does" because I didn't know if they had started doing it yet, but it seems it's gonna start in may. The Swedish Church (or Swedish Lutheran church ? not sure) will start using gender neutral terms to refer to God. And sometimes they will use feminine terms to refer to God, but they will also keep using masculine terms.

    A Danish friend told me Sweden had a big problem with political correctness, and that's why he loved The Square (last Palme d'Or, movie is about political correctness and more precisely in Sweden), but I don't think that referring to God with neutral, feminine and masculine terms is being politically correct. Of course, I doubt that this would have been possible 80years ago, but biblically speaking it's just more faithful to do so.
    Man those Brits in the comments section are pissed off. Honestly i would've thought that it was a complete none issue. But apparently people feel strongly about it. But eh it's not like Swedes give a damn about the church either way. Unless it's a funeral or a wedding the average Swede wouldn't be caught near a church. It's more of a social services hub than a religious organization to the general public. Like help people by all means, but try to limit that god business to a minimum.

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    So, whatever happened with the net neutrality thing?

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    The women snowboarders weren't too happy about their Olympic event last night. And I don't blame the snowboarders, since that was really bad conditions from just watching the event last night and it should've been delayed.

    https://deadspin.com/snowboarders-bl...hit-1822923915

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    Woman was found with that worm that infects the inisde of cattle's eyes.
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a8207751.html

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    *Whole-body convulses*

    Pardon my language, but that shit is nasty.

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    That sounds pretty tame compared to what some other parasites can do and will do.
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    I've often wondered about that myself; seems like being supported by people who only want you there so the world can end in fire (with you going to Hell in the process) would be somewhat off-putting
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    Shooting at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, FL today. The single shooter is in custody, but there's still no word on the number of fatalities.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Shift View Post
    Shooting at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, FL today. The single shooter is in custody, but there's still no word on the number of fatalities.
    15 dead apparently.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ubiq View Post
    I've often wondered about that myself; seems like being supported by people who only want you there so the world can end in fire (with you going to Hell in the process) would be somewhat off-putting
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    Oh goodie, another shooting. Alright everyone, you know what to do.

    Republicans: Label the shooter as a terrorist or a lone mad dog, depending on their race
    Democrats: Make empty promise that we for sure are gonna do something about gun control this time
    Everyone else: Forget about this in two weeks and act as if everything is normal

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    America: Home to two St. Valentine's Day massacres

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    Seriously though...why does this just keep happening, over and over again, with no suggestions for improvement or action or anything? It just hurts so much for this to keep repeating to the point where its not even surprising? I don't get it... :(

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    Republicans are willing to murder kids as long as it means getting a sweet paycheck from the NRA. That's all there is to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nobodyman View Post

    America: Home to two St. Valentine's Day massacres
    Nearly three in light of what apparently happened at Fort Meade.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ubiq View Post
    I've often wondered about that myself; seems like being supported by people who only want you there so the world can end in fire (with you going to Hell in the process) would be somewhat off-putting
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  15. #15595

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    We've learned nothing from Sandy Hook. Unbelievable.

    17 people (mostly students) gone for nothing.
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    But how could this change ?


    And wow, the killer is younger than me. Makes me feel weird
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    Honestly I'm just surprised they got him alive, for once they don't get the easy way out.

    Although it seemed like this guy had no intention of dying.
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    At this point, mass shootings are as American as apple pie, racism, and white washing history. The NRA and Gun Lobbyists once again have blood on their hands.

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    So tired of this goddamn country's gun fever. Sickening. All the gun- toting f#cks are going to deny the blatant relationship between our gun laws and all the mass shootings too. 17 children dead and it's almost the norm now.

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