Cults should be illegal

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  1. jay runner

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    The definition could be that if somebody joins something they're in a cult, and that would make political parties illegal.

    A lot of freedom is lost with that definition, but it might be worth it.
     
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    ban forums
     
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    Eat, work, eat, sleep, buy food at the government bread store, and speak only with your immediate family -- if you can trust them.
     
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    Ban banning things and ban not banning things.
     
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    "Cult" is not a clearly defined term. So no, banning "cults" is clearly an infringment to freedom of religion, you can't do that.

    What you can do however is crack down on the common practices of cults : racketeering, blackmail, etc, which are illegal in their own right.

    The problem of cults is not that they believe in silly things, it's that they abuse and rip off their followers.
     
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    they willingly joined up, if they got ripped off it's because they asked for it, willingly complying at that...
     
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    ban toilet paper
     
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    You can't ban one of the greatest inventions of all time. The newspapers would be even more of a disgrace.
     
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    OK, but I don't see why I guess you're saying you can't print Bibles and Catechisms but I'm just saying we shouldn't have automatically non-profit things, Maybe I should just say tax the Churches.
     
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    NEVER wipe with a newspaper. Newsprint is poison, big time
     
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    that'll come once they ban cash, then all donations will have 'that' paper trail...
     
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    At first they join willingly. The problem is, afterwards they're so brainwashed that "willingly" doesn't mean anything anymore. It's a gradual process.
     
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    yep, use your socks instead
     
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    So the religious freedoms that are constitutionally protected? Another BIG mistake our bigoted(?) founders made? Anarcho-commie authoritarian atheism? Oh! that sounds like paradise. :roll:
     
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    Ban drugs? Ban Communists? Ban hamburgers?
     
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    ban o2, its evil
     
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    Corn cobs are safer but you got to use what you got.:roflol:
     
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    I looked into a cult once. After a week they wanted me to start paying for the yogurt on the granola in the morning, and I'm out of there.
     
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    After we ban cults we can ban "left wing twits", but only after our panel of experts defines "left wing twit" with the utmost fairness and sensitivity. ;-)
     
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    He still didn't say you hate him.
     
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    All religions start out as cults.

    It's when they gain money and power, they become religions.
     
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    Yeah, they do, they will fight you for the "right" to kill their own kids and for you to kill yours. You see them beating the crap out of old men and innocent bystanders for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The rest of your post is a flat out lie.
     
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    What are you brainwashed by now?
     
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    I don't see any democratic politicians calling to kill babies. They are defending the right of choice in a complicated matter. Your problem is with the choices each individual makes.

    Trump. on the other hand, called directly for the mass murder of tens of thousands of innocent people, and extreme torture, and trumpers cheered like a bunch of blood-thirsty Nazis.

    And none of that existed before trump threw gasoline on the flames of hatred. And I don't see dems running down young women with a car.

    No, you are just flat out ignorant. Learn how to use google and look it up.
     
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