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NORTH LOUISIANA has been described as “the buckle on the Bible Belt” – and not without good reason, as high school student Damon Fowler at Bastrop High School has discovered to his cost.

More here: http://freethinker.co.uk/2011/05/30/u...


message 2: by MadgeUK (last edited Jul 03, 2011 12:58PM) (new)

MadgeUK I can scarcely believe this! It sounds so medieval and yes, like the Taliban!


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Melki | 211 comments The Christian right IS pretty much the Taliban, without the beard requirement.


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Melki wrote: "The Christian right IS pretty much the Taliban, without the beard requirement."

That depends on which Christians you ask. ;)


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Melki | 211 comments No - but it's now on my list. That sounds like a great group read.


message 7: by Betsy (new)

Betsy Yes, that's what I was thinking, but what category? Religion?


message 8: by Melki (last edited Jul 07, 2011 08:18AM) (new)

Melki | 211 comments I don't know. Does it have to be in a category for us all to read it? Sounds like it could make for a lively discussion.


message 9: by Betsy (new)

Betsy Melki wrote: "I don't know. Does it have to be in a category for us all to read it? Sounds like it could make for a lively discussion."

It does if it is to be one our monthly group reads.


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