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What are the obvious comparisons between Born Again Christians & Extreme Muslims?


Both sets of extremists abandon scientific evidence for wild faith, but are resolutely dogmatic, both don't believe in free thinking or free love. Both sets are aggressive in their belief, both are responsible for a great deal of hate in the world. Both groups perpetuate the evils of organised religion, & both push for war. What self-evident comparisons can we draw between the extreme religious right (especially in the USA) and extreme 'Muslims' throughout the wider world? Are both actually the same breed of thoughtless drone & a huge detriment to free thinkers throughout the world?

 

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    whonunuwho 4 years ago

    Sid..you say it all so well!!!


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    Old Empresario 4 years ago

    Agreed


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    peanutroaster 4 years ago

    Then why does my born again cousin send me crap about how all the gas stations in CT are owned by people from the middle east and how the Muslim brotherhood is taking over America? Same fear based hate propaganda fed to extremists around the world.

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    Real Life Stories (Joe Cook) 4 years ago

    What about the Bush administration and how they turned the middle east upside down? What about the Swedish dude that just massacred 70 students? What about Wolfofitz? There are plenty of examples of Christian terrorists. Don't make me list them all


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    Sophia Angelique 4 years ago

    These are the same doctors who are feeding the populace of the United States poisonous pharmaceuticals? Oh, yes, very clever people.


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    Sid Kemp (SidKemp) 4 years ago

    Good point - but I think you meant either Sunni Muslims or Shi'ite Muslims. The Sufi Muslims are a small spiritual group that has no history of violence or extremism.


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    Real Life Stories (Joe Cook) 4 years ago

    I'm guessing you are a 'Christian' Brie, and you feel a trifle rattled.....?


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    Real Life Stories (Joe Cook) 4 years ago

    True Islam isn't about hate or killing either Polly, Both sides please!


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    Sophia Angelique 4 years ago

    Check out Jesus Camp. Compare Apples with Apples. There are plenty of Christians who propose and act violently, and there are just as many Muslims who live peacefully.


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    Murphy (CriticalMessage) 4 years ago

    All the religious zealots responding to this question have just made it official for me... POOF!, I am now a Buddhist .. So now you can all tell me to go to hell for picking the perceived to be 'wrong team'... *rolls eyes*


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    Electro-Denizen 4 years ago

    as an afterthought I wanted to add that, it's really religion turned into a political entity which is possibly being discussed here

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What extremists have in common.

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    Real Life Stories (Joe Cook) 4 years ago

    Go ahead and redefine them for me....


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    James A Watkins 4 years ago

    Science invalidates the Christian Faith? Ridiculously stupid assertion. Science doesn't disprove God or Christ Jesus in any way. Christians do not cause misery to anybody. Christians created charity, hospitals, the university, science, and liberty.


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    Larry Wall 4 years ago

    Excellent response and a great place to end it. I have been meaning to stop following it, but have failed to do so. I will in a moment. This has gone on long enough and as i said earlier should had been in the forum section. My personal opinion.

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