locked Re: References to Christ.

Alex Stone

It didn’t offend me, he deserved it!

On 23 Feb 2020, at 12:19, chris judge <chrisjudge1967@...> wrote:

I did say, Christ Gerald, to get this going. I apologize if it offended anyone.

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From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: February 22, 2020 10:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] References to Christ.

Hi Group,

As I recall in this thread, nobody was taking the Lord's name in vain. There was a reference to someone accidentally placing the letter 't' on the end of a fellow whose name was Chris. I had done that accidentally years ago on another list. I playfully referred t that incident to lighten up the rather intense discussion concerning the smart phone usability issue--since it was getting way off topic anyway; I was doing nothing more.

Some of you so-called Christians are a bit thin-skinned if that offended you!
With some of the references in the Bible itself--a few of the Apostles were a bit playful. I can think of Peter himself who seemed to be playing dumb at times with Jesus.

On 2/22/2020 7:17 PM, David Goldfield wrote:
Yes. Penny, I'd like to sincerely thank you for speaking up about
this. Some of us are practicing Christians and I myself, being a
practicing Catholic Christian, am one of them and I find that using
the name of Jesus as a curse word is extremely offensive. I always try
to respect the beliefs of others, even if I may not personally share
them, and I try to avoid language which might be considered offensive.
I think it would be helpful to please consider this.

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist JAWS Certified, 2019


On 2/22/2020 6:56 PM, Victor wrote:
I agree with you. Let’s make sure we keep everything respectful.

On Feb 22, 2020, at 9:41 AM, Penny Golden <pengold2@...> wrote:

 Some of us take exception to the discussion of Christ that is
going on.

I mean, bash each other, or laud each other, but can't we keep
references to Christ out of it, maybe?

They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"

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