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No one knows what Jesus looked like, and there is no definitive evidence he even existed. That said, every picture I've ever seen that purported to represent Jesus, shows a long haired European male who must have really stood out among Middle-Eastern Jews. If these creationists are so certain evolution is a fallacy then why don't they prove it, and go collect their Nobel Prize? They can't do that of course, so they go right on twisting themselves in knots, as they try to shoehorn the universe into their Bronze Age creation myth. Apologizing for having allowed a long haired creationist to speak at this college speaks directly to just how shallow the Christian message is.

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π·π‘œ π‘›π‘œπ‘‘ 𝑐𝑒𝑑 π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ β„Žπ‘Žπ‘–π‘Ÿ π‘Žπ‘‘ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ 𝑠𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑠 π‘œπ‘“ π‘¦π‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿ β„Žπ‘’π‘Žπ‘‘ π‘œπ‘Ÿ 𝑐𝑙𝑖𝑝 π‘œπ‘“π‘“ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ 𝑒𝑑𝑔𝑒𝑠 π‘œπ‘“ π‘¦π‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿ π‘π‘’π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘‘.

-- Leviticus 19:27

Once again, we have hotshot fundamentalist Christians who, plainly and simply, π—›π—”π—©π—˜ 𝗑𝗒𝗧 π—₯π—˜π—”π—— π—§π—›π—˜π—œπ—₯ π—•π—œπ—•π—Ÿπ—˜!!! Honestly, I have to wonder how many times we've run onto this phenomenon and boggled at the utter foolishness of their obsession with some parts of their holy book, while utterly IGNORING others.

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IFB. When Southern Baptists are too liberal and not hateful enough.

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Nov 26, 2023Β·edited Nov 26, 2023

That was long hair??? There's also a reason why IFB churches promote the KJV as described by someone who eventually left the movement. In his words, "Like other IFB teachings, I was always troubled by the fact that I had a difficult time reading and understanding the KJV. When I brought this up to my pastors, teachers, parents, leaders, etc. I would get the answer that it is for this reason that I should be in a good IFB church so that the Pastor could explain what the words in the KJV meant." In other words, it's just another way to control others. Here's the link if you want to read more - https://baptistdeception.com/kjv-only-deception/.

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All together now: β€œWell, isn’t that Christian of them.”

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It's about loyalty signaling to the cult- all cult members must adhere to the dress code or face expulsion.

The more I read about cults, the more I learn about religion.

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The IFB theme song is:

… Clean shirt, new shoes

And I don't know where I am goin' to

Silk suit, black tie (black tie)

I don't need a reason why

… They come runnin' just as fast as they can

'Cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp-dressed man

… Gold watch, diamond ring

I ain't missin' not a single thing

Cufflinks, stick pin

When I step out I'm gonna do you in

… They come runnin' just as fast as they can

'Cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp-dressed man

… Top coat, top hat

And I don't worry 'cause my wallet's fat

Black shades, white gloves

Lookin' sharp, lookin' for love

… They come runnin' just as fast as they can

'Cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp-dressed man - ZZ Top, β€˜Sharp Dressed Man’

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β€œThis is what the IFB crowd is concerned about. Not accuracy. Not truth. Just image and labels.”

Oh no, they’re very interested in β€œaccuracy” and β€œtruth.” I grew up in a different church but with a very similar mindset. When one is a remnant of righteousness holding the line of true religion against the combined hoards of secularism and false religion, there are no small doctrinal battles, only small warriors.

And the most heated rhetoric is saved for the enemies within - the people in the same denomination but who have fallen into fatal error.

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Imagine if you will, the hubris it takes to label all the christians outside your little sect as heretics and send them to Hell. I lived in AL back in the day and each year the state baptist convention published a count of all the non-baptists who went to Hell that year. I said this yesterday: religion is all about separating people into β€˜US’ and β€˜THEM’. I think it is a learned disease.

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Long-haired freaky people need not apply, it would seem.

Talk about your tempest in a teakettle. If this is the worst thing to happen to the church in recent memory, they should count their lucky stars and be grateful. This nonissue is so boring as to make me wonder what this church is covering up, even though there's no evidence of such a thing. It's like watching the latest episode of some Christianized soap opera.

Wake me up when something actually happens.

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What with putting unicorns into the KJV, and what with all the petty crap their god worries about so much, you have to wonder if their god has all the brains of a turnip.

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This is so 1950s' and 60s' it's unreal.

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β€œand they even cited the NIV Bible (which IFB Christians reject wholeheartedly because it’s not the King James Bible, a.k.a. the β€œinspired” word of God ).β€œ

No one tell them who King James was.

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β€œlong haired hippie”

Dude’s hair wasn’t even long!! I was expecting an Aron Ra lookalike with long, flowing hair. Disappointed!!

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"fallacies of evolution"

Name one.

Bonus points if you can do it without another fallacy.

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Forget about Jesus and his long hair. What about Samson? You can bet Sampson didn't conquer Ninevah, or whatever they hell place it was, with a crew cut and a business suit. That man wore a dress!

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