Posted by Misstery3 at 126.96.36.199 on August 28, 2001 at 10:36:50:
In Reply to: Intellectual Nosey-Parkers posted by Renaissance Man on August 28, 2001 at 09:46:31:
Christianity has been behind more crimes against humanity than any other religious or political belief, with Islam coming a close second. The Crusades, the Inquisition, the witch burnings, the Holocaust, and I know I'm missing quite a bit more atrocities!
That's a hell of a precarious position to preach love and acceptance from.
"Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god." Jean Rostand.
: Some daft gobshite call'd punkmomnkey75 spewed the following-
: :I WILL preach till i'm blue in the face. It is my spritual duty and
: :people like you will NEVER dissuade me despite your
: :pseudo-intellectual rhetoric.
: Kinda says it all.
: Since he/she believes that his/her book commands that the world be converted, it's his/her job to fuck with the lives, experiences, and belief structures of everyone not part of his/her club.
: How, you may ask does he/she KNOW the book is right? It says so, that's how. What ya call that, friends, is circular reasoning, which it seems the daft gobshite considers more valid than what he/she deems "pseudo-intellectual rhetoric".
: People like this make me want to pick up a baseball bat. Reason fails...
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