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I referred to "monotheism", not "christianity".

I explicitly bracketed Islam and Christianity together as bastard offspring of Judaism.

With respect to your list of categories of people who one might be hostile to : I would qualify it, not by birth into a specific group (the English, the Germans, the Russians etc...) which would be very far indeed from the spirit of ET, as follows

  • American neocons, i.e. those who presided over, and still justify, the abomination of the war in Iraq (and most likely, the extermination of the Amerindians too)

  • English imperialists, i.e. those who adhere to the colonialist doctrine that was in force during the building of the Empire... if any can be found

  • German neo-nazis... no comment

  • Russian neo-Stalinists

  • obscurantist Christians and Muslims who adhere to the hegemonic doctrines of the Inquisition, the Muslim conquests etc

I can't think of anyone here who would not be hostile, justifiably, to all of the above groups.

Back atcha good buddy.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 05:02:41 AM EST
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