should we be scared?
do you think these guy will get power?
i will admit that im a bit paranoid about that subject. but since you guy seem surely more rational then me can you tell me if we should be scared or feel threatened by this movement?
- Very unlikely. -- Mei (talk) 02:03, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
- I hope. ħuman 03:31, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
- It always feels like they're growing. 15 years ago I was terrified of cults, the religious right, and militias. The actual power of all 3 have waned dramatically. Researcher (talk) 14:30, 31 July 2010 (UTC)
Exist in the Bible (as it was devised and written over many hundreds of years).
'Thou shalt not kill' - in direct opposition to the right to bear arms.
Food laws (pig meat, shellfish etc).
M/m is disallowed, but nothing on f/f, s/m, dominatrices 'and any other combination or preference to taste.'
- The original does say "Thou shalt not murder." This allows for self-defense and defense of others, and any other legal killing. Researcher (talk) 14:31, 31 July 2010 (UTC)
- Actually that depends. I seem to recall reading that there was an assumed - another Israelite - at the end of the instruction. Which would sort of make sense when one considers the number of animals and non-Israelites killed around that time. How the non-Jewish Dominionists would get round this is another question however.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:29, 31 July 2010 (UTC)
Ten commandments are the moral laws
The article talks about the Ten Commandments as "moral laws" which are apparently different from civil laws. I'm not sure that I understand this distinction. The Ten commandments includes "keep the Sabbath", "don't kill", don't "bonk your neighbours wife" and, for that matter, "don't even think about bonking your neighbours wife (or his ass). While some of these are certainly moral instructions not all of them are. I'm not sure that it is possible to keep the ten commandments separate from the rest of the laws in the OT.--BobSpring is sprung! 11:32, 20 December 2010 (UTC)
- I had a look at the cited websites, and they don't support this distinction either. The first one directly claims that according to Dominionists, "Civil laws must be changed to match the Bible's moral rules", which I'd say would definitely include the Commandments. The second one is a treatise supporting the death penalty that mentions the sixth one and treats it as a law. Röstigraben (talk) 13:29, 20 December 2010 (UTC)
Expressions of Dominionism
This section seems a little conspiracy-theoryish to me. The "under God" thing was added to the Pledge of Allegiance to show that we weren't godless commies. It has nothing to do with implying that the US should be ruled according to religious principles. Should we take it out? Captain Lhurgoyf (talk) 17:29, 13 August 2013 (UTC)