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Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ThisIsOurTime » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:39 pm

Hopefully, I have just overlooked it and the thread wasn't actually deleted but it no longer appears to be showing here nor is it listed in my history of posts. This is very disturbing.

I understand some people want SMU to be a secular institution but that doesn't change its history as a Christian university nor that it still has loose ties to the Methodist Church. It seems rather heavy handed to stifle discussions on these topics that are directly relevant to SMU. Nor was any explanation given. The thread appears to have been summarily deleted like someone from one of those old Soviet photos who was inexplicably deemed a threat to Stalin. Is this a common occurrence on PonyFans?
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby NavyCrimson » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:11 pm

Well said.
BRING BACK THE GLORY DAYS OF SMU FOOTBALL!!!

For some strange reason, one of the few universities that REFUSE to use their school colors: Harvard Crimson & Yale Blue.
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby tristatecoog » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:58 pm

Thisisourtime, did you attend SMU?
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ThisIsOurTime » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:03 pm

tristatecoog wrote:Thisisourtime, did you attend SMU?

No, but I did grow up in Dallas and so am familiar with the university.
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby SMU Pom Mom » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:40 am

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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby shadowman » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:47 am



That sums it up. When I attended SMU in the late 80s, faith played a big part in the undergrad experience, but it was all faiths, and a deep dive study of every faith was encouraged. We were not told what to think.

The link above gives SMU's official position, which desribes the SMU environment perfectly. If you want to attend (or have your relatives attend) a University that promotes and adheres to your particular faith, there are plenty of options out there.
Probaly won't happen...BUT...maybe it will!!
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby Charleston Pony » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:10 pm

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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ponyboy » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:49 pm

'Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life."'
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby One Trick Pony » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:56 pm

What if Cognitive dissonance has played a major role in our spiritual behavior, and in fact we are just an Alien experiment?
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ponyboy » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:20 pm

Veritas liberavit vos.
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby One Trick Pony » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:24 pm

What is the definitive truth.
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby redpony » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:06 pm

One Trick Pony wrote:What is the definitive truth.


don't know but when you find it it will set you free. :)
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ponyboy » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:25 pm

“What is truth?”

- Pontius Pilate
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby One Trick Pony » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:13 pm

I don't think it's that simple
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Re: Why was my post regarding SMU and Religion deleted?

Postby ponyboy » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:36 am

No one said it was simple, which is why we're each called to come and see, seek and find. But someday we're all going to wake up and realize, in the words of Han Solo, "It's true. All of it." Unthinkable in this day and age where we've been fed the lie that each of us are free to determine what is true for us.
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