Re: [humanism-174] I Thought This Was a Joke

From: Tim Campbell
Sent on: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 1:11 PM
No, we do NOT advocate the 1st amendment to other nations. We DO advocate for freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press.  But an amendment requires something to amend. 
 
And to be blunt, this nation has gotten into more than enough foreign scraps by trying to push other people to become "us". 
 
And since the story has turned out to be a joke, perhaps the Brazilian government would NOT jail "Mister Milk"!
 
In a message dated 2/5/2013 12:58:03 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
I NOTICED it was said to have been in Brazil.   Didn’t you notice I said “Don’t we advocate the 1st Amendment anymore?”    *hoping you would understand  advocating freedom of speech is a principle which shouldn’t depend on where anyone is,  but should only depend on the ability of speaking -  or doing sign language or whatever.   Is it ok with us that Chinese people are punished severely for one illegal word the Chinese press?    (I hope not!)    Sorry for assuming that all of us here could get such a tough concept.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Rus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                r                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
 
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 12:22 PM
Subject: Re: [humanism-174] I Thought This Was a Joke
 
You can look at this story in a number of ways.  Some of us have a sense of humor and looked at it with mild amusement.  But one can also look at this as sexual extortion or theft by deception.  And actually, there are a number of laws on the books pertaining to taking advantage of suckers. 
 
Also, since all of business and trade involves sales, doesn't it make more sense to regulate and criminalize false claims or harmful claims than to criminalize all claims? 
 
Also, unless I am mistaken, the story is about a BRAZILIAN pastor.  This implies to me that the events took place in BRAZIL.  Brazil is not a state of the United States and therefore does not share either the U.S. Constitution or ANY of the rights outlined in the Bill of Rights. Perhaps in Brazil using blowjobs as a means to receiving salvation is considered a crime. 
 
I know, sucks to be him! lol
 
 
In a message dated 2/5/2013 12:11:05 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Now children,   isn’t it time we should get past the giggles factor on this?   Why should this guy be jailed?    Don’t we advocate the 1st Amendment anymore?    I don’t see in that article that he used any illegal aggression/ force against anybody.    Since when do you think it should be illegal to simply take advantage of a ..... um  sucker ?????    If you have that,  all salemanship would instantly be illegal!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Rus
 
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: [humanism-174] I Thought This Was a Joke
 
I thought that was supposed to be HER line!  Preferable to "HELP, POLICE!"  Or "It's WHAT kind of milk?"
 
T
 
In a message dated 2/5/2013 11:37:48 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Tim, maybe you should have said that you promise that you will scream, "OH, GOD!" lol!



On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Tim Campbell <[address removed]> wrote:
I tried that line once in a bar. Side of my head is still bruised! lol
 
 
 
In a message dated 2/5/2013 10:17:27 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
 

Brazilian pastor is behind bars after telling his flock that his penis contained ‘holy milk’

See, reality is so...so...I just have to throw my hands up in the air at this point. I can't believe people actually believed this dude.
 
Of course, the Christians say he was just "posing" as a pastor:
 

 


 

 


 

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