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Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt>
05/09/12 03:13 AM


> > There's a difference between a social drinker and an alcoholic...
>

Certainly.

> The way I see it is by using something that can dull your senses, or alter your
> behavior -you're lending yourself (making yourself open) to evil spirits in where you
> might do things you wouldn't normally do if you were sober. Like, if you get drunk
> after 5 beers, then if you drink 1 beer then you're already 1/5th the way to being
> drunk. There's also the aspect of becoming dependent on a substance. If a person
> comes home from a day of hard work and uses alcohol to 'unwind', then it's possible,
> sometimes likely - that they begin to think they need more of said substance to
> 'unwind' even more.
>
> And I know there's moderation, knowing your limit, etc. But again, I suppose this is
> my personal view on it - if something is wrong -it's wrong. Like a "little white lie"
> is like lying in moderation. Playing with tarot cards is diving in moderation
> -whereas using a(n) Ouija board is inviting, or conjuring up demons. Or beating up
> old people. One can taunt and pick on elderly -that would be the moderate example of
> elder abuse. And you could say "Well, at least I don't brutally beat them up." So,
> you can say "I'm a social drinker, but at least I don't drink so much that I get
> 'drunk'."
>
>
> "Oh Tom, get real! Those examples can't be compared."
>
> Alright. I'll give you this. I do know of a good number of people in the denomination
> of church that I attend that are dead set against televisions. The idea they have is
> if there are evil things on T.V. -then by having them in our home and watching them
> is letting a little bit of evil into our lives (or whatever). And I do have a T.V. I
> hardly ever watch it though, maybe to see what the weather will be for the next day.
> But taking their 'logic' on this matter.... One could argue the same thing about
> radios. If I happen to tune into the station that plays rap songs or heavy metal or
> whatever -according to them I'd be sinning (well, it would also depend if I listened
> to it willingly). So it's really how you use something that makes it evil. Like guns.
> You could use it for self defense or you could use it to commit murder. Also, if
> there are things on T.V. that we could see that would be evil... Then why even go
> shopping for food or anything else? In the check-out line there are magazines with
> half clothed females and sometimes males that one could POSSIBLY look upon. So if
> anyone would be in trouble for having a T.V. they'd also be in just as much trouble
> for going shopping. ...
>
>
> I guess what it comes down to is PERSONAL convictions. You might not have a problem
> with your "social drinking", but I would if I were to do it. So it's not for me and I
> won't feel any conviction by not partaking.

What the hell????????? Evil Spirits???? Conjuring demons???????? Beating up old people??????????? I don't want to offend you, but you better check if there is no leaking gas from your stove...







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* Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli 05/06/12 12:27 AM
. * I've got 3... wouldn't trade 'em for nothing Mr. DoAdministrator  05/08/12 06:24 AM
. * Re: I've got 3... wouldn't trade 'em for nothing mogli  05/08/12 10:56 PM
. * Wives? -nt- igamabob  05/08/12 09:14 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... jumpmaniac81  05/07/12 10:51 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... DMala  05/07/12 11:02 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... jumpmaniac81  05/07/12 11:08 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... italieAdministrator  05/08/12 02:29 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Hizzout  05/07/12 11:26 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... TriggerFin  05/07/12 11:23 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... jumpmaniac81  05/07/12 11:28 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... italieAdministrator  05/06/12 05:20 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/07/12 12:26 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Bekki Doll  05/06/12 03:34 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> METRODUCK  05/06/12 04:48 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Ramirez  05/06/12 08:44 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Bekki Doll  05/07/12 08:04 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Tomu Breidah  05/07/12 03:58 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Ramirez  05/07/12 09:46 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> greybeard  05/07/12 11:30 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Tomu Breidah  05/08/12 03:20 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Ramirez  05/09/12 03:13 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Bad A Billy  05/09/12 04:32 AM
. * I sort of ditto this.... mogli  05/09/12 10:54 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Tomu Breidah  05/09/12 04:19 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Gor  05/08/12 05:23 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Tomu Breidah  05/08/12 06:28 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Sune  05/07/12 04:47 AM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> greybeard  05/07/12 03:41 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> jopezu  05/07/12 09:41 PM
. * Re: Donkey Kong III within a Galaga cab? Noooooooo!!! <nt> Gor  05/07/12 08:21 PM
. * Re: Here you go again. Bekki Doll  05/07/12 07:19 PM
. * I was QUOTING SUNE! NOT YOU! greybeard  05/07/12 07:24 PM
. * Hang in there my video game nerd brother [nt] Tomu Breidah  05/06/12 05:24 PM
. * I should just sticky this for the next batch that come through commenting on that.. italieAdministrator  05/06/12 04:44 PM
. * Re: I should just sticky this for the next batch that come through commenting on that.. Bekki Doll  05/07/12 07:54 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Tomu Breidah  05/06/12 02:56 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... snake78  05/06/12 08:09 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Tomu Breidah  05/07/12 04:27 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... snake78  05/07/12 07:17 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/08/12 01:55 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Tomu Breidah  05/08/12 02:39 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/08/12 03:45 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... TriggerFin  05/08/12 04:03 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/08/12 10:54 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... TriggerFin  05/09/12 01:08 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/09/12 02:02 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... TriggerFin  05/09/12 02:25 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/09/12 02:28 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... TriggerFin  05/09/12 03:11 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/09/12 10:56 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/07/12 12:23 AM
. * Yes it does! <nt> Breetai  05/06/12 02:34 PM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Bekki Doll  05/06/12 02:31 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... mogli  05/06/12 02:45 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Tomu Breidah  05/06/12 01:46 AM
. * Re: Who here *does not* have a spouse nor kids..... Breetai  05/06/12 02:10 AM
. * To both of you.... mogli  05/06/12 02:47 AM

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