"I spoke with a Chaplain about varies religions and the ability to have Chaplain representation for those fringe type religions, and he told me that in order to represent a religion that there has to be an organized hierarchy that the Army can go to…"
"You know this got me wondering if an ordained secular humanist minister could be a military Chaplin. I wonder what the rules are exactly. I am sure there would be a fight but it does seem an interesting question. I'd love to see a secular…"
"I don't think I'd have the stomach for it. It would bother me every day I had to sit through Sermons and hear what everyone had to say. I could never make it through the training either listening to all the religious people talking about…"
"Ah... Fort Sam. Nowhere else did test my fidelity to my wife and my tolerance for alcohol than Fort Slam You Some.
Good advice. Staying the medic path. Considering an ASI after my stint at Fort Leonard Wood, that is, if they'll take me.…"
"I honestly think I would be a HOOT!
Besides, just what does a Chaplin's assistant do?
Well, they work on Sunday's.
They have to work one night a week for the "Bible Study" or social hour.
They have to buy cookies and refreshments…"
"No, definately don't become a chaplin's assistant. some really good points have already been listed. But the biggest thing is when your chap finds out that his assistant is preaching the opposite of what he is, all your couciler privilages…"
"I understand what they are saying but that's a little willy-nilly throwing around "shock" words like "child abuse".
Parents are going to want to pass down their most cherished beliefs and customs. But fortunately children…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"