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Re: Remove Pornographic Apps from the "Apps available for download"
As much as I love reading GIANT emails from religious people, I think this
should be closed as it was solved.
On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:13 PM, Ryan Gauger <rtgkid@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/23/2012 07:14 PM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad wrote:
> On 24. feb. 2012 01:53, Colton Allen wrote:
> So yeah, an app called "Porn View" showed up while I was demoing Ubuntu to
> a friend. Despite the brief embarrassment and explanations, I doubt that
> person will take Ubuntu seriously. We should probably restrict
> pornographic apps to the store and keep the lenses PG.
> Perhaps we should remove the Bible apps as well then. I find it seriously
> offensive. But maybe it's only nature that's unholy? USA are now making it
> illegal to teach the history of racism. They are also trying to make it
> illegal to teach non-theism.
> We should not forbid other peoples wishes because of ancient beliefs in
> witches and weird stuff. If Ubuntu starts to sensor things, it will no
> doubt be my reason to not only drop out, but become an extremely verbal
> What if we sell books, should Lady Chatterley's Lover be forbidden because
> it might not be perfectly suitable to children or fanatical christians? I
> will never, ever be a part of anything remotely similar to that. Present
> your next idea.
> Jo-Erlend Schinstad
> I definitely agree with the idea that we should eliminate pornographic
> apps from "Apps Available for Download". That being said, I find it
> seriously offensive that you want to remove Bible apps. Nature itself is
> unholy. People are also unholy. I am unholy. No one but the Lord, Jesus
> Christ is holy. I find it seriously offensive that you wish to remove
> Christian Apps from that list. I am not just saying this because it offends
> me, I am saying this because (I understand that people from this list are
> from all around the world) people from other countries probably don't know
> this, but the United States was built upon Christianity. Now, the very
> people who built America would not recognise it because of all of the
> "politically-correctness" that is going on in America. A ton of public
> places (like public schools) try their best to keep Christianity out of
> I can also tell you that I *cannot* find the love and peace that I can in
> Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ is not just my God, he is also yours, and
> everybody's. You and everybody else can reject Him and tell me that He is
> not real, but how could I be an accident (if you are an atheist)? Give me
> just one time where you felt the love of your god. Just one. If you tell me
> that you are a Christian, you obviously are just saying that, because a
> true Christian knows how important it is to spread the Good News (which is
> that Jesus Christ was born in a little manger, *died a horrible death on
> the cross for our sins, and ROSE FROM THE GRAVE*. He did this all for us.
> He did this because He loved us. Nails were hammered into His flesh and
> through His hands and feet. His last words on the cross were "It is
> finished.". I hope that you and everyone else on this list has read this
> and sort of understands what I am getting at.
> If you want to follow Christ forever and stay with Him forever after you
> die, here is what you must do, but the choice is yours, not mine:
> 1. Admit to God that you are a sinner. "For all have sinned and fall short
> of the Glory of God." - Romans 3:23. This includes EVERYBODY: ME, YOU,
> EVERYBODY ON THIS PLANET). If you do not understand what sin is, you do it
> everyday without thinking about it, and so do I. It is basically anything
> you do that is wrong. For example (I am just stating these as an example, I
> am not saying that you have done them): murder, stealing, lying (a big one,
> we all lie), just to name a few, but there are a ton more.
> 2. TRULY believe that God sent Jesus Christ to be your Lord and Saviour.
> Read the paragraph above. Adding to that paragraph: He also performed
> miracles to show how truly great He was and still is. He turned water into
> wine in literally A SECOND. Say you don't believe me, but you probably will
> once you read this: He made you and me. He made everything that is on earth
> (everything expect for man-made objects, including pornography which we all
> want to remove from the dash). Other man-made objects include all buildings.
> 3. Confess your faith in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour. This does
> mean publicly professing that you are a Christian and that the Lord has
> come into your heart and soul. It is hard to do for some people, but you
> need to do this in order to be saved. (The term here "saved" means saved
> from spending eternity in Hell, which is what people do when they choose to
> not follow Jesus.)
> Do this, and I guarantee you will feel a lot better. You will have a sense
> of peace come over you in the worst situations like no other. You will know
> it is Jesus. You will also be comforted knowing that Jesus is in your life.
> Christianity is like no other religion. Other religions require that you do
> as their god says or else something bad will happen to you and you will be
> punished. Christianity is a relationship between you and God. This will be
> a mouthful: Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit are all the same, yet they are
> different at the same time. This is usually very complicated for everyone
> to understand. God sent His one and only Son, Jesus to die on the cross.
> Even though Jesus is God, they are still the different. All three of these
> (God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit) have different jobs. The Holy Spirit is
> the one who changes you and helps you to become a Christian by working in
> your heart. Jesus Christ is God's Son who died on the cross for you. God is
> both our and Jesus' Father. He is our Heavenly Father, meaning that He is
> not our physical "on-earth" father. You do not necessarily need to fully
> understand this before becoming a Christian, Jesus will help you understand
> after you become a Christian.
> Please be careful: some people believe that being baptised makes you a
> Christian. It does not. It is a way of showing others you are a Christian.
> You can do this after you become a Christian if you like, though it is not
> required. I hope you chose to follow the steps I provided. Please remember,
> it is a simple, yet complicated choice: do you want to go to Heaven or
> Hell? Do you want to live your life following Jesus and letting Him lead
> you to the places you need to be, or would you rather live your life in a
> cloudy environment, where voices all over tell you what you should do (but
> what is actually what will get you in trouble)? What will your choice be?
> Will you choose to follow Jesus? I did and was changed on the inside and
> out. I was a completely new person. All Christians still sin, since they
> are humans (read the verse above), but Christians sin a whole lot less. I
> hope you have taken time out of your day to read this and have also decided
> to follow Jesus Christ and to accept Him as your Lord and Saviour.
> In Christ,
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