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  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/15/2013 08:49:41 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: Ha! Have you been to a real orthodox jewish wedding?    Knowledge, as in things you have leared along the way in your life that you could teach your children/n more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/11/2013 04:10:38 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: Oh, your not driving me nuts at all. I think its an interesting topic and I keep going back and forth in my head whether its something society should get rid o more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/11/2013 10:38:40 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: I guess what I am saying is there really is no answer. Each person is going to believe what they believe regardless of what society tells us. I do think, that more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/09/2013 09:41:38 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: Oh, I dont think you can put an absolute definitition on marriage. Every cultural has its own understanding of it and own recognition of it. Here, you have a p more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/09/2013 09:36:18 EDT

    In response to cb156's comment: In response to Dread27's comment: While on the whole I would agree that things change and evolve constantly.  However, a marriage is still a marriage no matter the time more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/04/2013 03:31:01 EDT

    I follow @philo_quotes on the twitter machine and a good one pertaining to this discussion came up. "Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage."  - Cicero One of the amazing things about phi more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/04/2013 03:22:04 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: In response to cb156's comment:   First, for the sake of argument, you have to admit that "A marriage today in the US should still have at least something in c more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/04/2013 03:14:40 EDT

    In response to cb156's comment: First, for the sake of argument, you have to admit that "A marriage today in the US should still have at least something in common with a marriage in 300 BC in Turkey s more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/01/2013 01:50:32 EDT

    In response to Jim-in-Littleton's comment: In response to wizen's comment:   It's the legal form that defines it.  Religions have to be recognized in order to perform marriages that are recognized by more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/01/2013 01:50:11 EDT

    In response to Jim-in-Littleton's comment: In response to diamondgirl's comment:   It's a way of stabilizing society by enforcing decentralized rule systems (family units) to give the illusion that co more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/01/2013 01:40:59 EDT

    In response to JeepersCripes9's comment: Intersting dicsussion Dread. I think, in some amount of seriousness and some amount of humor, marriage was created so a child knew who their mom and dad were. more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 04/01/2013 01:37:08 EDT

    Sorry I've been away but back to it!  I also don't have to be the only one answering.

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  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 04:13:20 EDT

    In response to wizen's comment: In response to Dread27's comment:   Yeah.  I saw it on Showtime I think.  A show called "Poly".  They went out and had a ceremony and two girls and a guy all committed more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 04:06:43 EDT

    In response to GMV2's comment: Poor Socrates, kind of hard way to go to "be right." I misunderstood you. I thought you meant "describe marriage" and then I responded to some of your comments. I got di more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 04:01:34 EDT

    In response to wizen's comment: It's the legal form that defines it.  Religions have to be recognized in order to perform marriages that are recognized by the state.  There are also default marriages more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:54:47 EDT

    In response to wizen's comment: In response to Dread27's comment:   I can still see the definition of "between two indivicuals" as applying even in the case of polygamy because each wife has nothing t more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:47:50 EDT

    Let's get everyone back on the same page.  We've had some view the legal form of marriage as irrelevant to the form while others are viewing the other forms as irrelevant.  Let me ask you all this: if more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:35:54 EDT

    In response to GMV2's comment: Close but no cigar, MooseDodger. They executed him by forcing him to drink hemlock. They actually wanted him to escape.  They gave him opportunity to do so.  If he did h more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:34:03 EDT

    In response to two-sheds' comment: In response to Dread27's comment: So the legal definition of marriage is irrelevant to the actual definition?     Jim answered probably better than I was going to.  more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:32:41 EDT

    In response to GMV2's comment:   Intellectually, I'm reaching my limit, but here goes:   I do not believe in marriage as an abstract or absolute concept. I only understand the word in its practical ap more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:24:22 EDT

    In response to wizen's comment: It's a legal relationship between two individuals that defines them legally and socially, and may or may not be recognized by a religious entity, that provides them wit more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:18:48 EDT

    In response to Jim-in-Littleton's comment: Not going to answer for Two-Sheds (he's fully capable of doing that for himself!) but, IMO...  I wouldn't go so far as to say irrelevant but I'd say that the more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 03:16:37 EDT

    I got a bit busy at work.  Time to catch up.

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  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 11:36:08 EDT

    I'm going to go back to your original definition then: Marriage is a formalized promise (i.e. contract) between two people that they intend to spend the rest of their lives together and share all the more »

  • Forum Post: Socratic Dialogue about Marriage

    Posted 03/28/2013 11:30:33 EDT

    In response to two-sheds' comment: I would consider such a marriage a farce and not a real marriage.  These sorts of things only come up because marriage has legal implications beyond the simple defin more »

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