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Goal scored. But you missed the point. Sorry.

There are circa 1 billion Christians on Earth and I don't how many millions of clerics and servants of the Church. Among them you will find criminals, evil people, negative people, positive people, truly good people and real saints (it's a metaphor). You're focusing on the evil and negative and extrapolating to whole Christian population - which is clearly not the right thing to do. That would be analogous to me taking Iraq's 1M and Vietnam's 5M dead and saying: America is the greatest force of evil in the world and all that's American is evil. A bit simplistic don't you think?

by Lynch on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 02:28:51 PM EST
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America is the greatest force of evil in the world.

Not at all convinced this is an exaggeration. Although I'd probably have to include the Israelis and Saudis in there too somewhere.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 03:01:52 PM EST
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The Israelis and Saudis exist because of American largess.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 03:15:15 PM EST
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What you are trying to do here is two opposed misrepresentations: (1) you are misinterpreting the criticism of Christianity as ideology as an accusation of (all) Christians as persons, (2) you are attempting to dissociate (all) actual crimes committed by Christians from their religion as motivator and conduit.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Oct 21st, 2010 at 04:02:00 AM EST
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