1. Standard memberRBHILL
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    08 Sep '10 15:54
    I have often wondered why it is that the conservatives are called the “right” and the liberals are called the “left.”

    By chance stumbled upon this verse in the Bible:


    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV) “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”
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    08 Sep '10 16:00
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    I have often wondered why it is that the conservatives are called the “right” and the liberals are called the “left.”

    By chance stumbled upon this verse in the Bible:


    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV) “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”
    ha...whose left?
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    08 Sep '10 16:22
    You are wrong. It dates back to the French Revolution and the positions the liberal and conservative factions were seated in during parliament. By the way, Jesus was clearly a leftist. Where does that leave you?
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    08 Sep '10 16:311 edit
    Originally posted by 667joe
    You are wrong. It dates back to the French Revolution and the positions the liberal and conservative factions were seated in during parliament. By the way, Jesus was clearly a leftist. Where does that leave you?
    There is no way Jesus would be a lefty, because lefties are for abortions. But really I saw a bumper sticker about a month ago that said that Jesus is not a republican or democrat.
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    08 Sep '10 17:48
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    There is no way Jesus would be a lefty, because lefties are for abortions. But really I saw a bumper sticker about a month ago that said that Jesus is not a republican or democrat.
    Because all lefties are pro abortion

    What about his other social policies? Very leftist, I think rwingett did a little thread trying to prove Jesus as a socialist a while back 🙂
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    08 Sep '10 18:161 edit
    Originally posted by ua41
    Because all lefties are pro abortion

    What about his other social policies? Very leftist, I think rwingett did a little thread trying to prove Jesus as a socialist a while back 🙂
    Jesus would be in the middle. He is nither right nor left.
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    08 Sep '10 18:20
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    There is no way Jesus would be a lefty, because lefties are for abortions. But really I saw a bumper sticker about a month ago that said that Jesus is not a republican or democrat.
    No one is pro abortion. Lefties are pro choice. If you had a 12 year old daughter raped by a gang of thugs, I bet your anti choice position would not be so strong. How about if you had an 18 year old daughter who was a victim of date rape? How about to save the life of the mother?
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    08 Sep '10 18:59
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    Jesus would be in the middle. He is nither right nor left.
    He is like Buddha, promoting the middle path 🙂
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    08 Sep '10 19:181 edit
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    Jesus would be in the middle. He is nither right nor left.uo
    Is it your contention that Jesus is a balance of being "wise" and a "fool"? Or do you now recognize that taking the verse you cited and applying it to modern day political jargon is not "so true"?

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)
    “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”
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    08 Sep '10 21:26
    Originally posted by 667joe
    No one is pro abortion. Lefties are pro choice. If you had a 12 year old daughter raped by a gang of thugs, I bet your anti choice position would not be so strong. How about if you had an 18 year old daughter who was a victim of date rape? How about to save the life of the mother?
    I would only do it to save the woman life.
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    08 Sep '10 21:28
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    Is it your contention that Jesus is a balance of being "wise" and a "fool"? Or do you now recognize that taking the verse you cited and applying it to modern day political jargon is not "so true"?

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)
    “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”
    It was an email sent to me.
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    08 Sep '10 21:46
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    It was an email sent to me.
    The source of your OP is neither here nor there. Please reread my post and address the questions. I'm interested in what you think about it now.
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    08 Sep '10 21:53
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    The source of your OP is neither here nor there. Please reread my post and address the questions. I'm interested in what you think about it now.
    Jesus is wise. But he is not a fool. The world my think he is a fool. But he is not a fool. The Bible has a def. for the fool found is the Psalms.
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    08 Sep '10 23:021 edit
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    Is it your contention that Jesus is a balance of being "wise" and a "fool"? Or do you now recognize that taking the verse you cited and applying it to modern day political jargon is not "so true"?

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)
    “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”
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    08 Sep '10 23:031 edit
    Originally posted by RBHILL
    Jesus is wise. But he is not a fool. The world my think he is a fool. But he is not a fool. The Bible has a def. for the fool found is the Psalms.
    Let's try this a different way.

    You started with the following:
    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)
    “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”


    You followed that with this statement:
    Jesus would be in the middle. He is nither right nor left.


    You say that Jesus "would be in the middle...neither right nor left".

    So if you believe that Ecclesiastes 10:2 applies, then Jesus would be in the middle between being "wise" and a "fool".

    So once again:
    Is it your contention that Jesus is a balance of being "wise" and a "fool"? Or do you now recognize that taking the verse you cited and applying it to modern day political jargon is not "so true"?
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