Posted by punkmonkey75 at wc-co-pop3550.twave.net on August 28, 2001 at 01:06:58:
In Reply to: Re: do you think it makes any difference to God?? posted by Harrisongibb on August 28, 2001 at 00:48:54:
: I am a Christian who refrains from swearing at all times, but I agree
with this guy. If I use a word that is just a substitute for a real 'curse'
word (such as 'frigging' instead of the more prominent F word) in my
heart I still have the same bitter attitude. I keep my language clean,
but it's even more vital to keep my heart clean. God does judge the
: (no offense punkmonkey, I'm not saying I disagree with you,
however this post may sound)
: : it's not the words themselves, it's the use of said words and the
attitude behind them. A verbally abused wife or child would hate
those words, yes, but in order for it to be verbal abuse they must have
been used in a harmful way. Someone in a movie saying "put that
shit in my hand" isn't trying to harm anyone, so the words are just
That's true, guys. There are more extreme examples than "put that
shit in my hand" in Smith's movies. It's really all the sexual vulgarities
that get to me. I myself have a hard time controlling my tongue at
work (where I work, it's hard to) as I often find myself cursing at the
stupid machines i run. It's the demeaning aspects of it all that bring
me down. I don't wanna hear people talking about "sucking me off"
or "buttfucking" each other. Thanks for settin me straight, though.
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