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It's interesting. I just did a bit of reading on this subject and here's what I've found so far:
The Boy scouts have the Eagle Scout rank. Everybody knows what it is and how great it looks on a resume. The Girl Scouts equivalent to that is The Girl Scouts Gold Award and almost nobody knows of it. Outside of the Girl Scout community it's practically unknown so it doesn't have anything like the prestige that the Eagle Scout badge has.
So that's one reason girls want to be Boy Scouts.
The other reason is that many of the Girl Scout troops don't do any outdoor camping. Usually it's because the troop leader has no outdoor skills or one or more of the girls don't want to get dirty or sleep on the ground, so the girls that do want to go camping and don't mind roughing it and getting dirty are missing out on that experience.
The point is not whether or not they'd be happy. Its whether Civil Rights are being violated. Obviously, if girls are not happy with the way Girl Scouts is being run then they should petition for change or even boycott the damn thing. One organisation shouldn't need to change because a different branch is failing.
By the basic of the boy scouts I think that boys and girls can be together as a group so I think it's better for the task for each and every in point of view even with girl scouts of the prevention in the scout groups of each of the fact that many people know boy scouts and girl scouts can work as equal.
Yes because in the bill of rights, 14th amendment, it says "life, liberty or property, without due process of law" or to "deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” Which means that no one not even the president can discriminate against women nor children of the female sex. What if a girl wanted to learn how to tie knots like nooses, cut trees, not make cookies and cakes and sell cookies.
Well honestly it's very sexist too not let girls join boy scouts and boys joining girl scouts. The girl scouts are based on what women like but there is some who are interested in doing stuff other the womanly activities. And boys might want to do other then manly things. They should be allowed to join whatever scouts they want to and stop being so damn sexist.
Is homosexuality scientifically logical?(using excretory organ as a sexual organ) or Politically correct....
How many christians are killing fortune tellers...do you have the stats?(Fortune tellers killed by christians specifically for being a fortune teller).
And how come that is all you see the in the bible?
You appear to be the biggest moron and illiterate on the bible
Your style of argument is the common technique of morons and it is very symbolic of atheists across every debate website across the globe. When are yous gonna make a real intelligent case so we address it as such...
Don't tell me you are the only one using this style , are you?
Every atheist spits the same thing and a person's religious belief of atheism can easily known where ever the individual uses this same lame clicheric technique; you need not mention anymore you are an atheist then.
If atheism isn't a collectively religion, you should have unique cases and intelligent ones ofcourse, being addressed with open mindedness on both sides instead of your constant inane bigotry and illiteracy(very symbolic of your religion)you serve us for breakfast, lunch and supper....we've had enough.
carbon dating and the theory of evolution.
There is no science in the world that has proven the nonexistence of God...not in the slightest.
If you insist then you are indeed without doubt/dispute the greatest illiterate your schools , country and earth has ever produced in history.
You say christianity is a myth and you run to follow another myth more dangerous than christianity; Darwinism.
Because that is more sound doctrine to support your beliefs.....
Atheists always get it twisted.
You people think assuming the position of an atheist automatically makes you inteligent.
For this general societal misconception, i have come across so many morons just like your shameless self who think they hold the atheism green card so their senselessness is worth/equal to/even greater than my sensibility.
And it's a real pity.
This misconception makes more people stupid by the day; the shortcut to being tagged intelligent is denouncing the existence of God.
And whenever a genuinely highly witted christian encounters any atheist, he is supposed to be intimated because.........?(Of another senseless reason)...
Admit it you actualy think every one here claiming to be atheist is highly intelligent than any God believing person here automatically, and you don't need to back it(do you?when the majority here are atheists and will not demand that from you, that is all the backing you need; Research complete).
If you are ever fooled by your stupidity or society that you are intelligent, then you have a lot of homework to do.
If you want to prove it genuinely, Then you have to bring up a genuine, unique and intelligent case against the existence of God with all open mindedness and lets see you win or concede instead of your senseless arguments that has no bearing.
Some religious people don't take the bible as a factual story, but rather one of morals. I would challenge you to read it as I have and tell me that you have found no admirable morals to conduct ones life by.
Some don't some do and your point is ? I've read it several times and there are admirable morals so what ? Humans do not need a book to tell them how to be moral .
The bible ranks up there with as one of the most evil and immmoral books ever penned , and indeed it's teachings on so called "morality " has been used to justify some of the appaling atrocities ever visited on human beings
It was a point accompanied by a challenge, which was made to support the point. You are acting as if the bible has no worth. I don't deny that the bible has been used in history to commit heinous acts, I only recognize that it is not the bible to blame, rather the people wielding it. Religion can be a powerful tool or a powerful weapon, it depends on how man wields it. You may not have said you view the bible as insignificant, but it was spoken in the manner by which you refer to it, the context you put it in. My claim was simply to state that the bible has worth unlike many atheists contend. Nothing more, nothing less.
You were acting disengenousously as in pointing out the good parts of the bible which is the usual dance believers do neglecting to mention that one can barely turn a page in this book without coming across some atrocity or dreadful act cariried out in the name of god .
So you claim the bible is not to blame but the person wielding it ?
Nonsense , look at the way the bible justifies slavery and indeed Jesus spoke about how one should treat them , the bible god and Jesus totally approved of slavery .
Believers who kept slaves felt totally justified as the bible sanctioned it .
I told you where the significance of the book was for me but it's still a book of nonsense which I attempt to demonstrate to victims of indoctrination such as you .
The bible obviously has worth to believers no Atheist ever contended this ; to Atheists it's a book of bullshit
Which was the point I was trying to contend with. I personally do not follow every word of the good book (And many people would disagree with me on such), and instead of viewing it as a factual and indisputable recounting of history, I see it as a rendition of many good morals , and some bad ones admittedly. However, to your point on slavery, the bible never specifically condoned it, rather it outlined how to treat slaves (Typically in a generous fashion). What you need to understand is that slavery was much different in those times. People often willingly sold themselves into slavery in order to pay off debts or to acquire better living conditions. I am trying to outline that the bible has moral value besides faith to everyone from all walks of life.
Why would you take a book with good moral teachings and bad moral teachings as a guide ?
You've obviously never read the bible , if you have read why are you lying ? As you're talking utter nonsense about the bible telling owners to treat slaves generously , I suppose nailing a slaves ear to a door post is regarded generous behaviour where your from ?
Also the usual lie told by dishonest Christians as in " they sold themselves into slavery "
Let's give you a little "taster " on what you don't know courtesy of ....evil bible ,
Except for murder, slavery has got to be one of the most immoral things a person can do. Yet slavery is rampant throughout the Bible in both the Old and New Testaments. The Bible clearly approves of slavery in many passages, and it goes so far as to tell how to obtain slaves, how hard you can beat them, and when you can have sex with the female slaves.
Many Jews and Christians will try to ignore the moral problems of slavery by saying that these slaves were actually servants or indentured servants. Many translations of the Bible use the word “servant”, “bondservant”, or “manservant” instead of “slave” to make the Bible seem less immoral than it really is. While many slaves may have worked as household servants, that doesn’t mean that they were not slaves who were bought, sold, and treated worse than livestock.
The following passage shows that slaves are clearly property to be bought and sold like livestock.
However, you may purchase male or female slaves from among the foreigners who live among you. You may also purchase the children of such resident foreigners, including those who have been born in your land. You may treat them as your property, passing them on to your children as a permanent inheritance. You may treat your slaves like this, but the people of Israel, your relatives, must never be treated this way. (Leviticus 25:44-46 NLT)
The following passage describes how the Hebrew slaves are to be treated.
If you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for only six years. Set him free in the seventh year, and he will owe you nothing for his freedom. If he was single when he became your slave and then married afterward, only he will go free in the seventh year. But if he was married before he became a slave, then his wife will be freed with him. If his master gave him a wife while he was a slave, and they had sons or daughters, then the man will be free in the seventh year, but his wife and children will still belong to his master. But the slave may plainly declare, ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children. I would rather not go free.’ If he does this, his master must present him before God. Then his master must take him to the door and publicly pierce his ear with an awl. After that, the slave will belong to his master forever. (Exodus 21:2-6 NLT)
Notice how they can get a male Hebrew slave to become a permanent slave by keeping his wife and children hostage until he says he wants to become a permanent slave. What kind of family values are these?
The following passage describes the sickening practice of sex slavery. How can anyone think it is moral to sell your own daughter as a sex slave?
When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her. And if the slave girl’s owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter. If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife. If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment. (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT)
So these are the Bible family values! A man can buy as many sex slaves as he wants as long as he feeds them, clothes them, and has sex with them!
What does the Bible say about beating slaves? It says you can beat both male and female slaves with a rod so hard that as long as they don’t die right away you are cleared of any wrong doing
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property. (Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)
You would think that Jesus and the New Testament would have a different view of slavery, but slavery is still approved of in the New Testament, as the following passages show.
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. (Ephesians 6:5 NLT)
Christians who are slaves should give their masters full respect so that the name of God and his teaching will not be shamed. If your master is a Christian, that is no excuse for being disrespectful. You should work all the harder because you are helping another believer by your efforts. Teach these truths, Timothy, and encourage everyone to obey them. (1 Timothy 6:1-2 NLT)
There's more of this " generous fashion " as you call it , if you require it .
The bible has moral value to some people I know , to me and others it's a filthy immoral book just look at what I posted about slavery ..... moral value indeed
Well the number one question for joining any organisation is: do you have a sincere desire to uphold the principles of the group. Girls joining boy scouts: yes. You joining Obama club, progressive for transgender etc etc etc: no.
No. To me that's kind of like saying that the civil rights of the boys in the Boyscouts is being violated by having to accept girls.
I do think Girl Scouts is a little drab, I'd much rather my daughter be able to be in a group with her brother where they can learn all sorts of outdoor things like camping, fishing, and the like. But it really doesn't matter to me too much what the Boy scouts/Girl scouts do so long as the kids are safe.
No they shouldn't be allowed to join boy shouts, girls have their own group and if they desire to do activities the boy shouts are doing they should just talk to their troop leader about doing the things that they'd want to do that the boys are doing .
No, because they have girl scouts. If they want to take part in the boy's activities they should ask the troop leader to make plans that allow them to the same thing as boy's. It really shouldn't be such a big deal If they don't like how the girls aren't allowed to join the boy's scout, they should make a scout that allow both genders.
I feel like they don't have to full out stop having girl scouts, I feel like the Girls and the Boys scouts should come together and do adventures together, certain activities. But if a girl wants to be with the guys, let her. Maybe she just likes doing more physical things. Being judgmental as hell isn't going to solve anything really.
Girl scouts should not be able to join boy scouts because they have their own group if they wanted to do the same thing that the boy scouts are doing then they should tell their scout master what they want to do.
I Think no because they have girl scouts for a reason. If you want to join boy scouts you should talk to your scout leader and see if they will let you join with them. I just think they have girl and boy scouts for a reason.
No because things could happen, and that will mess up everything you have to think of the consequences . I think things are good the way they are now. girls do they own thing and boys do their own thing.