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    That alone supports this fraud as a group

    Does "That alone supports this fraud as a group" refer to "that (the claim) alone supports the false idea (shared by all members of Christians as a group)"?

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    Jesuits claim that Jesus pays for your sins and crimes, that is not true. You are accountable for what you do and nobody pays for your crimes by proxy. That alone supports this fraud as a group that is against the rule of law, against the State by that, and supports your daily lives being lived in a lawless fashion where you account to not one person for your acts and it supports anarchy via that. A crime.


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    Re: That alone supports this fraud as a group

    The author has not written a coherent, logical argument. That alone should refer to a single statement which precedes it, but there is no such statement.

    I glanced at the site where you found the text. It's typical of web sites posted by people with various mental illnesses. I would not refer to it for sample texts.
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    Re: That alone supports this fraud as a group

    It might, but the language is too convoluted. Where is it from? Is it a quote? The words "false" and "fraud" are overblown but vivid. Whether they make sense in that paragraph depends on the context.
    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 17-May-2016 at 16:41.
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    Re: That alone supports this fraud as a group

    If you click on the link marked "Source" at the end of post #1, you can see it in its full context.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: That alone supports this fraud as a group

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    Yes.

    The language is convoluted, however. Where is it from? Is it a quote? The words "false" and "fraud" are overblown but vivid. Whether they make sense in that paragraph depends on the context.
    Thanks, GS! Glad you looked. If it were quoting a character in a book, it would work. Since it's just part of a rant, it doesn't.
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    Re: That alone supports this fraud as a group

    Quote Originally Posted by GoodTaste View Post
    Does "That alone supports this fraud as a group" refer to "that (the claim) alone supports the false idea (shared by all members of Christians as a group)"?
    The writer seems to be equating Jesuits with all of Christianity, which is wrong, but the title does suggest it.

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