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Pastors blasting Starbucks over plain red coffee cups

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TheTrisagion said:
Things have gotten worse. MUCH worse.  Dunkin' Donuts has also taken Christ out of Christmas and replaced Him with some girl named Joy!  :mad:

http://www.fox29.com/news/46899730-story
Dunkin' Donuts has unveiled its holiday cups. In contrast to the red cups at Starbucks, the DD cups go full on winter holiday themed with the word "JOY" in red script surrounded by green pine branches.
That quote sounds like copy from a bad lingerie ad rather than for a disposable container for coffee.... ;)
 

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Weird Al just shared this on his Facebook page with the caption, "Okay, now Starbucks has gone too far...."
 

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TheTrisagion said:
Things have gotten worse. MUCH worse.  Dunkin' Donuts has also taken Christ out of Christmas and replaced Him with some girl named Joy!  :mad:

http://www.fox29.com/news/46899730-story
Dunkin' Donuts has unveiled its holiday cups. In contrast to the red cups at Starbucks, the DD cups go full on winter holiday themed with the word "JOY" in red script surrounded by green pine branches.
Blame Beethoven.
 

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With some of these people, it's almost as though they find the sight of a plain red coffee cup to be triggering, and the phrase "Happy Holidays" or the sight of a menorah or Festivus pole to be a microaggression. And they want safe spaces Benedict Options.

I mean, there's a huge, ironic similarity between the poor-persecuted-us subset of evangelicals, and the campus protesters at Yale and Mizzou. The biggest irony of all is that neither group seems to realize just how similar they are in this regard.

Rod Dreher criticizes the SJW's so much he doesn't even realize that he's essentially become one.*

*Although, to be fair, he didn't join the bash-Starbucks bandwagon. He's actually fairly tame compared to some of the unhinged evangelicals who love his Benedict Option idea, but (unlike him) aren't in the least interested in becoming Orthodox.
 

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Minnesotan said:
With some of these people, it's almost as though they find the sight of a plain red coffee cup to be triggering, and the phrase "Happy Holidays" or the sight of a menorah or Festivus pole to be a microaggression. And they want safe spaces Benedict Options.

I mean, there's a huge, ironic similarity between the poor-persecuted-us subset of evangelicals, and the campus protesters at Yale and Mizzou. The biggest irony of all is that neither group seems to realize just how similar they are in this regard.

Rod Dreher criticizes the SJW's so much he doesn't even realize that he's essentially become one.*

*Although, to be fair, he didn't join the bash-Starbucks bandwagon. He's actually fairly tame compared to some of the unhinged evangelicals who love his Benedict Option idea, but (unlike him) aren't in the least interested in becoming Orthodox.
SJW?
 

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And it's a misnomer, as the triggernaut crowd has nothing to do with actual social justice. This is because justice is interpersonal and triggernauts deal only in the intramental.
 

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NicholasMyra said:
And it's a misnomer, as the triggernaut crowd has nothing to do with actual social justice. This is because justice is interpersonal and triggernaut deal only in the intramental.
Stop your microaggression!
 

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Didn't the Puritans ban Xmas among
among other dreadful iconoclasms when they first got up and running?
 

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William T said:
Didn't the Puritans ban Xmas among
among other dreadful iconoclasms when they first got up and running?
No, this is a Christian Nation, not an Xian Nation. We shoot stuff, fly our flag and say God Bless America! Don't ever insult our patron saints, the Pilgrims who were best friends with the Indians until godless liberals came around and ruined New England, turning it into a sexpot of homosexuals.

 

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William T said:
Didn't the Puritans ban Xmas among
among other dreadful iconoclasms when they first got up and running?
Purtians were like the Reformationist Taliban, no xmas, whipping people for the smallest of crimes, no dancing, no "sinful" music, iconoclasm, etc.
 

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seekeroftruth777 said:
William T said:
Didn't the Puritans ban Xmas among
among other dreadful iconoclasms when they first got up and running?
Purtians were like the Reformationist Taliban, no xmas, whipping people for the smallest of crimes, no dancing, no "sinful" music, iconoclasm, etc.
Yeah, reading David Hume's account on them is funny.  It is one of my favorite history books.  The Puritans were actually mild when compared to some of those other similar radical cults popping up in Germany a century earlier.  I don't know if we really had such insane utopian or reactionary drives on that scale until about that time.  Either way, lets be grateful we didn't get the Hussites or Taborites running this place.
 

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William T said:
seekeroftruth777 said:
William T said:
Didn't the Puritans ban Xmas among
among other dreadful iconoclasms when they first got up and running?
Purtians were like the Reformationist Taliban, no xmas, whipping people for the smallest of crimes, no dancing, no "sinful" music, iconoclasm, etc.
Yeah, reading David Hume's account on them is funny.  It is one of my favorite history books.  The Puritans were actually mild when compared to some of those other similar radical cults popping up in Germany a century earlier.  I don't know if we really had such insane utopian or reactionary drives on that scale until about that time.  Either way, lets be grateful we didn't get the Hussites or Taborites running this place.
Wiki article on Taborites is meager. Have any links to thie Hume book?
 

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His history of England.  If I remember, his treatment of the Puritans was vol. 1.  you can probably get it for free on pdf.  I don't think he talks about hussites or anything.  That's just info I was randomly pulling from my head.
 

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This pretty much sums it all up for me.
 
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