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Monotheism IS A BROAD CATEGORY which encompasses about 3-4 billion people.
Christianity IS ANOTHER BROAD CATEGORY which encompasses about 1-2 billion people.

My point is that BOTH ARE BROAD and that when treating RELIGION as EVIL, it's necessary TO HAVE A DEFINITION OF WHOM EXACTLY WE'RE TALKING ABOUT which is MUCH MORE QUALIFIED THAN "THE MONOTHEISTS" OR "THE CHRISTIANS".

by Lynch on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 04:06:57 PM EST
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We're not talking about a who but a what.

We're not saying that religious (or spiritual) people are evil, we're saying religion is an evil, a corrupting force. Well, I am.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 04:10:21 PM EST
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I'm not sure you can dissociate the two so easily.
by Lynch on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 04:15:11 PM EST
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Apparently you can't, or won't.

Your comment above starts with "Monotheism IS A BROAD CATEGORY", "Christianity IS ANOTHER BROAD CATEGORY", but by the next sentence you are saying "THE MONOTHEISTS" and "THE CHRISTIANS".

This seems to be so you can go on pretending that, when eurogreen says "monotheism is a source of evil" (which is a debatable point concerning a system of religious thought), he is attacking you personally as a Christian.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Oct 21st, 2010 at 03:28:53 AM EST
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by the next sentence you are saying "THE MONOTHEISTS" and "THE CHRISTIANS"

No. I said: "THE MONOTHEISTS" OR "THE CHRISTIANS".

by Lynch on Thu Oct 21st, 2010 at 04:45:58 PM EST
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LOL.

Dumbfounded by so much bad faith AND/OR stupidity.

Will waste no more time on you.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Oct 22nd, 2010 at 04:49:30 AM EST
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"Hate the sin, love the sinner"

Ring any bells?

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

by eurogreen on Thu Oct 21st, 2010 at 01:14:12 PM EST
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