A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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Post by Philip » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:24 am

OK, according to Scripture, once a person is married, he is to remain married - except in very specific circumstances.

And incest is an abomination.

What to do?
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What are the odds of this happening?

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Re: A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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Post by RickD » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:17 am

Philip wrote:
What are the odds of this happening?
Approximately 3,720 to 1
1 Corinthians 1:9
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Post by Philip » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:23 am

Approximately 3,720 to 1
How so?

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Post by RickD » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:38 am

Philip wrote:
Approximately 3,720 to 1
How so?
Just a guess. I figured it's about the same odds as successfully navigating an asteroid field.
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Post by Philip » Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:31 pm

Just a guess. I figured it's about the same odds as successfully navigating an asteroid field.
Yep. Can't imagine such a cruel thing to find out. Better now than after they have a child with some server genetic-caused deformity.

As for the asteroid avoidance - wonder how those aliens traveling at the speed of light manage to avoid them? y:-? Maybe they hit the brakes and swerve? What?

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Post by RickD » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:56 pm

lets see the red flags:

1) born on the same day

2) look a lot alike

3) both adopted

4) have a lot in common
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Re: A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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Post by BigHamster » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:43 am

I wonder what Noah would have to say on the subject ?

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BigHamster wrote:I wonder what Noah would have to say on the subject ?
It was different then, it was the only option.

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Post by RickD » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:34 pm

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
BigHamster wrote:I wonder what Noah would have to say on the subject ?
It was different then, it was the only option.
I think BigHamster may have been referring to this:
So they made their father drink wine that night, and the firstborn went in and lay with her father; and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose. 34 On the following day, the firstborn said to the younger, “Behold, I lay last night with my father; let us make him drink wine tonight also; then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve [ag]our family through our father.” 35 So they made their father drink wine that night also, and the younger arose and lay with him; and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose. 36 Thus both the daughters of Lot were with child by their father. 37 The firstborn bore a son, and called his name Moab; he is the father of the Moabites to this day. 38 As for the younger, she also bore a son, and called his name Ben-ammi; he is the father of the [ah]sons of Ammon to this day.
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Post by Philip » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:01 pm

Adam and Eve's children certainly had sex with their siblings - who else? Unless...

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Post by RickD » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:32 am

Philip wrote:Adam and Eve's children certainly had sex with their siblings - who else? Unless...
Sheep? Are you saying Adam was a kiwi?
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Re: A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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Post by Nessa » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:54 am

RickD wrote:
Philip wrote:Adam and Eve's children certainly had sex with their siblings - who else? Unless...
Sheep? Are you saying Adam was a kiwi?
perhaps before the fall ;)

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Post by Nessa » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:56 am

maybe siblings one day, spouses the next...

alternate it y:-?

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Post by BigHamster » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:11 pm

RickD wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
BigHamster wrote:I wonder what Noah would have to say on the subject ?
It was different then, it was the only option.
I think BigHamster may have been referring to this:

Genesis 19:33-38
Actually, I was referring to the possibility that we could all be the progeny of Noah's children after the flood. That would make us all ~50th cousins.

Consider the earth shattering implications of this....... I could borrow $50 from you all and never pay it back. After all, what are cousins for :-)

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Re: A REALLY weird ethical dilemma of Marriage and Incest

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:45 am

:lol:

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