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Christians Awake.

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Message 21 - posted by John of Paddington, Jan 13, 2007

Bog, again we seem to have two(or more) lots of extremists, who do you support? Who do you think will not be able to raise funds? To my mind this appears to be a bunch of egomaniacs trying to push Political correctness to the extreme. Answer me two questions. 1. Why should a Student join the S.U.? 2. Does the S.U. get Government funds, if so what for?
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Message 22 - posted by U6532874, Jan 13, 2007

Read the news reports on the dispute and you will see that the sect is in no terms an ordinary christian group.
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Message 23 - posted by PlainAshington, Jan 13, 2007

Neither were Hitlers Black Shirts. They just didn't get the wee wee took on a BBC message board?
Read the news reports on the dispute and you will see that the sect is in no terms an ordinary christian group.

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Message 24 - posted by 1950sman, Jan 13, 2007

Being a Student at Exeter Uni myself, I can tell you that the people involved are not religious extremists.
I can understand why this action has been taken, as yes, the society's requirement to join does indeed contravenes the equal opportunities policiy of the SU. However, in my view, this shouldn't be an issue. Why should somone who doesn't beleive in God have to join a society based on the beleif in God? I just don't understand why it is wrong for a society that is based on the belief in God to stipulate that somone who wants to join should beleive in God. What good is this situation going to bring? What good does expelling the society from the SU do?
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Message 25 - posted by U6532874, Jan 13, 2007

So why are the religious extremists throwing tens if not hundreds of thousands of pounds at lawyers for an administrative review in the High Court? They should petition the University Council and the Government for a change in the legislation although such a move might well lead to abuse in other circumstances particularly with political clubs.The litigation has no merit and should be discontinued before costs are wasted.
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Message 26 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 14, 2007

Yes,standards. In this case embodied in the House Rules. For your information my protest has been up-held. So, WC, if you're looking for a little raucous, lavatorial humour, you'll have to go down to the pub, or contact your friend the vicar.
Standards? Please point me to your rule book.We live two doors from our local anglican vicar. Supper or drinks or even sports tv gatherings round there are a good deal more raucus than anything I've read on here.What is the problem?Common curtesy and good social banter doesn't have to conform to the notions of a sheltered maiden aunt living her life in accordance with a tongue in cheek lower middle class ettiquette book knocked out in late Victorian times to suppress the social libves of uppity snobbish office clerks.

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Message 27 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 14, 2007

Oh, by the way, what's the maiden aunt nonsense? As usual you are totally wrong. I am male, 6ft. 4ins. and a bit. And as for the rest of your supercilious remarks, well you sound like a verbose little pedant - of course, I may be wrong.
Yes,standards. In this case embodied in the House Rules. For your information my protest has been up-held. So, WC, if you're looking for a little raucous, lavatorial humour, you'll have to go down to the pub, or contact your friend the vicar.
Standards? Please point me to your rule book.We live two doors from our local anglican vicar. Supper or drinks or even sports tv gatherings round there are a good deal more raucus than anything I've read on here.What is the problem?Common curtesy and good social banter doesn't have to conform to the notions of a sheltered maiden aunt living her life in accordance with a tongue in cheek lower middle class ettiquette book knocked out in late Victorian times to suppress the social libves of uppity snobbish office clerks.

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Message 28 - posted by 800lbGorilla, Jan 14, 2007

I do not think you are wrong, Slim. Closet seems to suffer from acute inverse snobbery. Must have been his upbringing!
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Message 29 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 14, 2007

Gril/ I think you may have hit the nail on the head - but we may be wrong!!
I do not think you are wrong, Slim. Closet seems to suffer from acute inverse snobbery. Must have been his upbringing!

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Message 30 - posted by 1950sman, Jan 14, 2007

So why are the religious extremists throwing tens if not hundreds of thousands of pounds at lawyers for an administrative review in the High Court? They should petition the University Council and the Government for a change in the legislation although such a move might well lead to abuse in other circumstances particularly with political clubs.The litigation has no merit and should be discontinued before costs are wasted.

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But I thought that this way would be the way in which everyone who loves democracy would champion. At least they aren't burning people and starting riots. How can they be extremist if they are using perfectly legitimate methods to fight what they see as wrong? These students are not religious extremists and it is not fair to refer to them in that way. By calling them extremists, you are refering to these students - who are using legitimate methods to fight their cause - as being the same type of people who kill and maim for their cause.
Why should they do as you say? And what is wrong with their (the society's) policy of signing a decloration stating that one believes in God? Is it fair that a non-christian could join their society and enjoy the benefits whilst not truly following the interests or the beliefs of the christian society? Or do we have to delve in to pointlessly pretentious, fussy, and irrelevant arguments over any sort of realistic ideas on the issue?
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Message 31 - posted by jofphater, Jan 15, 2007

At last, the Christian Community is waking up to the fact they are being driven out by forces who pretent what is evil is good. The students of Exeter, together with others, are fighting back at the tide of popular pornography and perverts.

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Oh dear John! Been out on the streets 'preaching' again?
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Message 32 - posted by gaye_device, Jan 18, 2007

Don't bother to grace him with a response! I shall report this one to the Moderating Team.

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ooh! hark at her! mary whitehouse 2007!when does your festival of light start?
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Message 33 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 18, 2007

Well, sour loser - your smutty comment was deleted.
Don't bother to grace him with a response! I shall report this one to the Moderating Team.


ooh! hark at her! mary whitehouse 2007!when does your festival of light start?

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Message 34 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 18, 2007

To repeat, for the hard of understanding: I am not "her"; I am a teacher, 6ftft 4ins. and a little, and just happen to object to low quality comments such as you specialise in.
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Message 35 - posted by gaye_device, Jan 19, 2007

hahahahahaha! well MARY,my comment burned bright and went out in blaaaaze o' glory! liked the way you managed to keep my posting up a little longer by adding it to your message when it had been modded! it really tweaked yours dinnit? thanks for giving my collegues and i a real good laugh at your victorian values. by the way, we have some table leg covers just in case you're offended by those too!
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Message 36 - posted by stevoplymouth, Jan 19, 2007

popular pornography and perverts Hmm where?
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Message 37 - posted by Scouse_Monkey, Jan 19, 2007

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Nice try MARY!
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Message 38 - posted by the_vawe, Jan 19, 2007

I dont know what you guys think about this, but I believe those religious types are a bit off their heads...completely insane. I must admit tho they're a constant source of amusement. Sorry I shouldn't laugh, its wrong to mock the deluded or those without the capacity to think logically. But its fun! keep it up you god damn crackpots!
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Message 39 - posted by Slimtone, Jan 19, 2007

A successful try, Monkey (well-named!)
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Nice try MARY!

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Message 40 - posted by Scouse_Monkey, Jan 19, 2007

What a witty retort, did you learn how to do that from one of your students then?
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