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Thousands of Orthodox Christians disrupt gay rights rally in Tbilisi. Watch

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    http://rt.com/in-vision/anti-gay-geo...st-homophobia/

    Just some news for discussion.
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    I had a look on the BBC site, which gives a video and small report. I got the idea that homosexuality, or the act itself must be illegal in Georgia, but no, it is legal. The orthodox church in Georgia, should be ashamed of itself, even if they disagree with their governments stance. For me it's just another example of what is wrong with some religions.
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    Orthodox anything is usually code for completely insane and irrational. Yep lets riot and cause damage because some people want to be treated like human beings rather than subhuman monsters :dunce:
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    well that's ****ing religion for you.
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    Is this because the rioters are Orthodox Christians or because they are Georgians? I think this has a lot more to do with culture than orthodoxy. I don't see orthodox Christians in Greece rioting over similar issues.
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    (Original post by fire2burn)
    Orthodox anything is usually code for completely insane and irrational. Yep lets riot and cause damage because some people want to be treated like human beings rather than subhuman monsters :dunce:
    In the context of Christianity the term Orthodox means that it's supposed to be a continuation of the original church of the apostles - i.e. not Protestant and not Roman Catholic. It has nothing to do with irrationality or backwardness, at least no more than any other religious movement.
 
 
 
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