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Gravel: All you need is love

posted by dgilgoff

Answering a question about faith in yesterday’s Iowa Democratic debate, Mike Gravel was the only candidate to forego any mention of religion or spirituality: “What I believe in is love. And love implements courage. And courage permits us all to apply the virtues that are important in life.” And yet God-o-Meter remembers that as a U.S. Senator, the Unitarian Universalist Gravel helped get the Pentagon Papers published in book form through Beacon Press, a department of the Unitarian Universalist Association. And since Unitarian Universalists eschew specific religious beliefs, God-o-Meter concludes that Gravel may have been invoking his personal faith after all.


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Gage

posted October 5, 2007 at 5:19 pm


Gravel for president.



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Jack Davis

posted October 5, 2007 at 10:15 pm


You know, Gravel’s references to love are because he is a Unitarian. You know, one of those other religions? By commenting on Love as the center of his religious views, he is expressing a far more religious view than any of the other candidates who where there.



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Corey Holly

posted October 8, 2007 at 6:51 pm


I’m impressed with the wisdom and courage of this man, Mike Gravel. He has my support. Love IS all we need. Religion is dead. We should know better by now that it has always been a fallacy. There is no god. It was just a bogus idea man created. Love, however, does rule. It never fails and everything has to do with loving and not loving. But only the brave strive for it. The rest hide behind their imaginary god(s) and the entire world has been sufferring as a result. Let’s wake up and embrace reality and love and then really give peace a chance. Are there enough brave and intelligent people in this country that can do so? Love help us. I sure hope so, or we’re certainly doomed to keep repeating our mistakes, wars, poverty, and what have we until we finally do.



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Sheyna

posted October 9, 2007 at 9:19 pm


Finally a canditate who won’t let religion stand in the way of his politics!!!!!!! He has my vote!!!!
Check out this site
http://www.wqad.com/Global/link.asp?L=259460
He was already the canditatethat most reflected my views.
Take this test and find your canditate. If you like his views, which I do, I’ll bet you’ll find that he fits your beliefs.



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Bill Baker

posted November 14, 2007 at 8:09 pm


For all we know, The man may be an Agnostic or Atheist whom simply enjoys the cathartic poetic value of religious exersize. Some Universalistrs are rationalists such as Atheists,Agnostics,Deists, humanists,etc.
If I were American, he’d have my vote.



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Anonymous

posted April 23, 2008 at 1:46 pm


I BELIEVE IN LOVE AND THAT WITH LOVE ANY AND ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE AND YOU CAN GET THROUGH ANY THING IN THIS WORLD WITH LOVE IN YOUR HEART. GRANTED, PAIN IS A HARD FEELING TO OVERCOME, ESPECIALLY WITHOUT LOVE, BUT WITH LOVE, EVEN PAIN IS A FEELING A PERSON CAN GET THROUGH. ITS ALL A MATTER OF THE LOVE YOU HAVE IN YOUR HEART. LOVE IS THE BEST FEELING AND IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FEELING IN MANKIND AND WITHOUT IT THIS WORLD WOULD BE MORE COLD THAN IS SEEMS TO BE THESE DAYS. THE WAR IS COLD AND THE CHOICE TO FIGHT AND KILL IS COLD AND IT EFFECTS THE WHOLE WORLD AS A WHOLE, WE ARE ALL UNITED LIKE OUR KINGDOM IS UNITED AND DIVIDED WE ALL FALL. YET, WE CONTINUE TO THINK WITHOUT OUR HEART OF LOVE AND WE KILL THE VERY MOST PRECIOUS, NON TOUCHABLE, YET TOTALLY RELIABLE AND NEVER ENDING FEELING JESUS GAVE US AND DIED TO GIVE US A CHOICE TO LOVE. NOW! FORGET THE WANTS OF OUR FLESH AND THE GREED IN OUR HEARTS AND REMEMBER WHAT HAS BEEN SACRIFICED FOR OUR VERY LIFE, WE WOULD BE IN COMPLETE HARMONY AND PEACE. THANK YOU JESUS. AMEN!



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