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Old 05-17-2019, 07:21 AM
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Well done Rugby Australia - one less bigot in the game

In short, a great rugby player has expressed, and stood by his beliefs that his god will consign a wide range of people to a fiery fate.

Why yes, homosexuals, atheists and adulterers are did you guess? Also idolators which I guess rules out anyone from any other religion apart from his. Tough luck Quakers!

As a result, sponsors have been deserting him and his national team have terminated his lucrative contract.


His views seem very clear and apologetically horrific and I while I'm happy to give him all the freedom he wants to express it without legal sanction, I equally happy to see him chucked out, his dark-age views seem incompatible with a team sport that, presumably, must see him line up with a fair few of those he'd be willing to see burn (in a spirit of what I assume must be christian love of a kind)

That'll be great for team spirit then!
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Old 05-17-2019, 07:32 AM
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Cool — thanks for sharing!
Old 05-17-2019, 08:27 AM
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I like how it says "Player ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’". Has he considered not being an asshole?
Old 05-17-2019, 08:54 AM
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Standard response: "Hey, I'm not being a bigot! I'm just repeating what God said! Because God is a bigot!"
Old 05-17-2019, 09:26 AM
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He has the freedom to his opinions and others have the freedom to judge him for those opinions.

And the fire awaits us all.


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