"Well, they are persecuted... they persecute each other on a daily basis.
And especially on a weekly basis.
But no, it's not coming from our neck of the woods.
They do enough of a job of persecuting and oppressing themselves that we…"
"Before I can comment, please help me in getting my definition of persecution right. Which one you call persecution in the following cases?
1- Killing one or two persons in 10 years. or
2- Making everyday life of millions miserable but not injuring…"
"This gives me the sh1ts so much. They are pretending to be persecuted victims while persecuting everyone who doesn't believe in their creation myth. Another Christian lie.
It makes me cross.
I suppose we really need to challenge…"
"In fact, there are states like the PR o' China and most muslim states (those which declare themselves as "loyal to the law of the Quran") where Christians are persecuted, churches burned, priests, monks, nuns and believers in general…"
"It's all because it's in the scriptures. And for the first 2-3 centuries of the church Christians did face some heavy persecution. Now they're in the majority, but the scriptures stay the same, so they got to look for it, inoculating…"
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seeing that atheists and humanists hold the intellectual high ground over the nonsense of the irrational, superstitious god believers.
"I wish the RCC would reform itself along with the main branch of the LDS church, the SDA's and the JW's ( they desperately need reform , none of the eighty something splinter groups can be called liberal in all actuality). …"
"I'm sorry I haven't posted at all; my mother was treated for ovarian cancer this past year, but I follow the discussions. Joan I'm glad treatment is going well. The ChemoBrain is a strange thing. The whole process was a whirlwind for…"
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More