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How is it that people can see persecution that isn't actually there?


this IS NOT bashing anyone or any faith. It's a question based on an observation. Persecution isn't being disagreed with, it isn't someone who has an issue with yr faith or sexual orientation. Persecution is maltreatment based on a difference - b it faith, sexual orientation, skin colour etc. physical + emotional abuse etc. Yet in the last few days I've seen several comments that accuse others of bashing them claiming 'victim' etc,when people were merely disagreeing or saying something they disliked + didn't agree with (but not personal) - why r people seeing persecution where there's none?

 

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    Jacqui (jlpark) 20 months ago

    Understood. I did actually mean here in Hubpages, but double standards are awful. can you post some links to those rulings - I'd like to take a read. However, the Religous Freedom Bills are an example - when rgt to discrim is denied, they cry persec


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    Jacqui (jlpark) 20 months ago

    Thanks for that well thought oh answer. Makes a lot of sense. Unfortunately, the 'sorry, wasn't meant that way' often doesn't get heard even if said. I've had to go as far as 'hey, there is no persecution here, it's an opinion/thought'.

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    Jacqui (jlpark) 20 months ago

    Except what you describe is disagreement, not persecution.

    Just as when those same types of questions are asked of atheists is not persecution, but disagreement. And both sides are guilty of doing the same thing here.

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    Jacqui (jlpark) 20 months ago

    Maybe you're right. . Interesting verse, thanks!


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    Jacqui (jlpark) 20 months ago

    I hope so too - I'd really like a good discussion on it, as many don't understand what actual persecution is.