"It seems to me that you're confused about what you believe because you already have decided what to believe before understanding it. By all means, remove yourself from a crowd full of destructive life habits, but that doesn't…"
"Kenneth, get to a parish. You need to go to Confession, go to Mass, and get into your faith. Get connected with your parish priest. Confession is gonna be your best friend.
"Do it yourself" is not only the absolute worse advice for a…"
"Go to Confession... and make it a habit. Receive the Eucharist as often as possible. Keep praying.
Also, check to see if a nearby parish has a good Bible study group or something... something that will get you socializing with other…"
"As a fellow Catholic I want to point out that our faith has many powerful tools to help you; not the least of which is the Sacrament of Reconciliation. As others have said, get back into the habit of going to Mass.
I'd also recommend finding a…"
"You've already done enough. You've made it known to him, and her, that he's not being very civil. Admittedly, not in the most civil way, yourself, probably would have been better to leave it alone. Still, you did…"
I found myself in a similar situation last year. For years I was part of the "New Age" movement- manifest your destiny, everything has a reason, spiritualism and relativism, humanistic ideas- basically a theology based on the…"
""...And have also made other incorrect statements, such as that rape is an issue of force, not consent..."
I recognize the flaw in my hurried statements in the chat. I am not making the Schafly argument. Nor have I stated such a position…"
"You have self defined the only type of consent that is valid, as consent given, individual to individual, in person.
I believe this definition ties in with objective realities, whether biological, psychological or otherwise.Your…"
"1. Yes, they would, but you're free to provide a citation as to why they wouldn't.
2. That statement is meaningless if you're unable to rectify the misunderstanding, as opposed to just assert it.3. I'm understanding correctly,…"
""I'd venture that the Founding Fathers would disagree with you on that, and wouldn't agree with your assertion that objective reality is defined by the state"1. They wouldn't.
2. That's not his argument -…"
""On the contrary, the argument is that the objective reality is that consent is impossible to give to begin with."You have self defined the only type of consent that is valid, as consent given, individual to individual, in person. But you…"