Why I Lean to the Right

Discussion in 'Politics' started by sag38, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. sag38

    sag38
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2008
    Messages:
    4,394
    Likes Received:
    1
    A friend of mine sent me this email. I like it


    I've often wondered why Conservatives are called the "right"
    and Liberals are called the "left."

    Then by chance I stumbled upon this verse in the Bible:

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)

    “The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.”

    See??? God Knows!!
     
  2. dwmoeller1

    dwmoeller1
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2007
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    0
    Why I am a moderate

    Why I am a moderate:

    Deuteronomy 17:20
    That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

    Deuteronomy 28:14
    And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right, or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.

    Joshua 1:7
    Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right or to the left, that thou mayest prosper withersoever thou goest.

    Joshua 23:6
    Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right or to the left

    Proverbs 3:16
    Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.

    Proverbs 4:27
    Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.


    Also:
    Mark 10:14
    But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.


    Children do not know their left from their right.

    See, clearly the moderate position is the most Scriptural. And clearly my proof is better than yours since I list more proof texts.


    :)
     
  3. ktn4eg

    ktn4eg
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2004
    Messages:
    3,517
    Likes Received:
    1
    Besides that, they were all quotes from the KJV! :smilewinkgrin:
     
  4. dwmoeller1

    dwmoeller1
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2007
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    0
    Score!!!!!
     
  5. Dragoon68

    Dragoon68
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    4,511
    Likes Received:
    0
    Neither do a lot of adults. Try teaching them to march.

    The quoted scriptures have to do with staying on course and not veering to the right or to the left straying away from the truth. It has nothing to do with conservative, moderate, or liberal.

    The principles and precepts of scripture, however, yield entirely different results. From that perspective I think being conservative is the best choice.
     
  6. dwmoeller1

    dwmoeller1
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2007
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    0
    You just don't have the spiritual maturity to see the truth of the matter...
    :laugh:
     
  7. Dragoon68

    Dragoon68
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    4,511
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'm not worried about convincing you one way or the other so I'll just leave the bragging to you.
     
  8. dwmoeller1

    dwmoeller1
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2007
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    0
    You aren't really taking any of this seriously are you? If so, I apologize for my comment.
     
    #8 dwmoeller1, Oct 10, 2010
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 10, 2010
  9. Dragoon68

    Dragoon68
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    4,511
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'm generally a very serious person when it comes to discussing topics on this board. I apologize to you if I took your comment incorrectly.
     
  10. saturneptune

    saturneptune
    Expand Collapse
    Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2006
    Messages:
    13,977
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yes indeedy, and that would include adults that keep voting in liberal Republicans everytime the Democrats do what they are best at, messing up the nation.

    For those who equate the Republicans with conservatives, the Constitution, or Godly values, you do not have a clue.
     
  11. exscentric

    exscentric
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    May 24, 2004
    Messages:
    4,253
    Likes Received:
    16
    Personally I usually lean to the left - doctor says it is a balance thing. :thumbs:
     
  12. Dragoon68

    Dragoon68
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    4,511
    Likes Received:
    0
    Which is why we need some really really good options!
     
  13. saturneptune

    saturneptune
    Expand Collapse
    Banned

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2006
    Messages:
    13,977
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have always felt that you and Carpro agree pretty much with what I believe about the Constitution. We have only differed on the nature of the the Republican Party. Thankfully, we have a different breed of Republican running for Senate in Rand Paul.
     

Share This Page

Loading...