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how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:12:08

Welsh Knight
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I'm juss curious because I'm interested in one, but maybe 3 or 4. Also there is nothing in the bible (which our forfather's founded America based upon) that says against it to my knowledge,

Edited 4/12/2016 19:13:03
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:13:46


Lolicon love 
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It would be illegal in religion not law I'd think so there are only social repercussions.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:14:27


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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Actually it is illegal in most places.

also in the Bible people totally had more then wife ... #concubines



oh almost forgot black is banned + practice criminalised

Darker blue is Just Banned

Green is only Muslims

and light blue is legal

Edited 4/12/2016 20:05:55
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:15:20


Lolicon love 
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Well it's wrong for Christians because in Islam it's ok.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:16:22


Paugers
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Kys
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:18:20


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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Also ... you think the forefathers of America Founded America based on the Bible?????????????

... I mean they defiantly were mostly Christian, but that just sounds ridicules.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:21:09

Welsh Knight
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Ide actually prefer two wives! one as a spiritual partner and one to get a high paying job, though ide give them both plenty of sex!
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:25:47


Paugers
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George Mason, a leading person in the beginning of our nation proposed this in the first amendment.

"[A]ll men have an equal, natural and unalienable right to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience; and that no particular sect or society of Christians ought to be favored or established by law in preference to others."

Article 1, section 7 of the US Constitution references keeping Sunday (the Sabbath which is Christian and Jewish alike) holy.

"If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law, in like Manner as if he had signed it...."

Finally, we have the best example where the constitution literally ends with:

"Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth..."

And I quote, "Lord" referencing the Christian God, not Allah. So yes, the US is a Christian nation.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:26:03

Welsh Knight
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three. Ill settle for three, I need one to play Warlight with. King David had a few hundred wives and his wisdom was highly regarded.

Edited 4/12/2016 19:29:01
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:29:04


Paugers
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To want more than one wife, or have more than one wife is a sin.

Kys
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:30:44


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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Paugers ... that just means they are Christian ... not basing it on the bible.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:31:34


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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To want more than one wife, or have more than one wife is a sin


where is this from?
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:31:49

Welsh Knight
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I will "kys"
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:32:56


Paugers
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So if I own a business and in it I regularly reference God, set special days we can't do stuff because of the Christian Bible, etc. this is not a Christian business?

To want more than one wife, or have more than one wife is a sin

Me, I was just stating it.

Edited 4/12/2016 19:33:40
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:34:54

Welsh Knight
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Christ is my boss, I take it back, I just want one, she's Cambodian and red the bible 14 times.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:35:35


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So if I own a business and in it I regularly reference God, set special days we can't do stuff because of the Christian Bible, etc. this is not a Christian business?
Maybe? If the business is hining people of all religions, than probably not. If it is hiring people of one religion and is trying to spread it in some way, then maybe yes.
Needs more clarification.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:35:39


Paugers
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@Cactus,

ជាតិ សាសនា ព្រះមហាក្សត្រ

@Falcon

Would you call Chick-Fil-A a Christian company?

Edited 4/12/2016 19:36:24
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:37:03


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// Begin Theological lesson about Marriage

Although people in the old testament had multiple wives, there's a pretty specific new testament passage about marriage in 1 corinthians 7:

1 Now for the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband. 3 The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. 4 The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife. 5 Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. 6 I say this as a concession, not as a command. 7 I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.


Although not explicitly condemning polygamy, the implications are everywhere.

I'm sure there's other biblical passages condemning the practice, but the above one was the first that came to mind.

//End Theological Lesson on Marriage

So firstly, America was not founded on biblical values, but rather the idea of freedom. For a lot of the founding fathers who were actually deists, such as thomas jefferson, alexander hamilton, and thomas paine, this actually meant freedom from the "tyrannical" church of england...


Secondly, Polygamy is illegal in all 50 states, and the punishment for being married to more than one person ranges from Misdemeanor to Felony. See this map:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Polygamy_laws_usa.png

Edited 4/12/2016 19:38:42
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:37:13


Paugers
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Wait wait wait, even churches accept people of all religions in an attempt to convert you and they're a business in a way. Bad argument.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:39:51


Paugers
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So firstly, America was not founded on biblical values, but rather the idea of freedom.

I argue this with people ALLLL the time. America did not intend religious freedom for every religion, it intended to allow freedom for all the CHRISTIAN sects which were battling in Europe at that time. America in this period would have gone into civil war if they refused to only allow one Christian sect because there were so many in the US. But there is no way the founding fathers could have predicted boat loads of Muslims coming to America.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:44:56

Welsh Knight
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I agree with with paugers, he's an American now, YES!
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:46:25


Imperator
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Actually, it was mostly intended to protect the rights of unabashed atheists in the US government like thomas jefferson . For example in england, it was required to swear allegiance to the church to hold public office. This was definitely something they planned for as it was, after all, the enlightenment.

Edited 4/12/2016 19:47:35
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:48:26

Welsh Knight
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ok sry guys, I'm about to be held ransom by the muslims now!
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 19:50:43

Welsh Knight
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now they want to murder me and paugers, if we disappear u'll know what happens!
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:01:41

Welsh Knight
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for the muslims, I'm a student merely a student and I have much to learn. However Mohamad was some sort of holy man, but the muslim mistake is pussting him above my lord and savior Jesus F'in Christ! read a book,
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:03:38


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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Paug a business being closed on Sunday just means they are closed on Sunday. that's like saying a Library is a Christian library because they aren't open on Sunday.

But for examples like Chick-fil-a they are a Christian company because the Leaders of Chick-fil-a are Super Christian and make Christian policies. Not that they were closed on Sunday.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:07:17


Paugers
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Being closed on Sunday is a Christian policy though and the only reason Libraries, banks, etc. are closed on Sundays is in respect of the Sabbath.

Also, pls ignore Cactus Juice. Not all of us arguing that the US is a Christian nation are as idiotic as he is.

Also, according to you Chick-Fil-A is not a Christian company because they honestly don't (I work there and went through training, I would know) adhere to any specifically Christian policies besides references to God throughout the business and the closed on Sunday thing. Assuming then that this is the definition of a Christian company as you have stated, the US government is also Christian because they reference to God and are closed on Sunday as well. ALSO, some policies of the US are based on Christian beliefs such as the no multi-marriage thing this started on.

Edited 4/12/2016 20:10:07
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:08:34


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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so then The President not having to worry about bills on Sunday is just a respect to the Sabbath ... and a day off.

also Imperator ... that passage you linked is like ... well SOO confusing i don't know how anyone would say that says anything.

Edited 4/12/2016 20:09:47
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:10:59


Paugers
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Yes, the President originally got Sunday off because the US and its citizens were a Christian nation and Sunday is reserved for church and your family.
how many wives are legal in US: 4/12/2016 20:11:46


MightySpeck (a Koala) 
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I argue this with people ALLLL the time. America did not intend religious freedom for every religion, it intended to allow freedom for all the CHRISTIAN sects which were battling in Europe at that time. America in this period would have gone into civil war if they refused to only allow one Christian sect because there were so many in the US. But there is no way the founding fathers could have predicted boat loads of Muslims coming to America.


while true they wouldn't of thought about Muslims ... They still said all churches which is more about freedom then it is Bible.

Yes, the President originally got Sunday off because the US and its citizens were a Christian nation and Sunday is reserved for church and your family.


Still doesn't mean America was based on the bible (as there isn't anywhere in there when they talk about how to run a country)

Edited 4/12/2016 20:13:42
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