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The Russians sure seem to have done that by now
Priest blessing troops on board carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov", on way to Syria
Priest blessing Russian fighter jets at an air base in Crimea
High-ranking cleric, regional bishop, I believe, blesses jets which later went to participate in missions in Syria
Russian soldier kisses a cross as a priest blesses him
Elderly priest prepares young Paratroopers (fresh recruits, just graduated from the Academy) for a mess service as part of their initiation ceremony
Same for other Orthodox Christian nations in former USSR.
Ukraine Donbass separatists
Separatist leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko kisses a high ranking priest during a ceremony.
Ukrainian priests have gone to front lines in Donbass and posed with weapons, to encourage their side: https://www.facenews.ua/images/doc/4...a7--------.jpg
Meanwhile, on separatist side, a number of priests, local and from Russia, are known to have actually joined in combat: http://nashaplaneta.su/_bl/642/97112464.jpg
Big misconception, it is, that Christianity is less of a warrior faith than Islam. In the West, perhaps...
So, you are claiming that Atheism has consistently been "peaceful" and "in the classroom...?"
Then, how do you explain THIS:
Or, any of THESE examples???
Christians break the Golden Rule when accepting Jesus as savior.
But, he loves you....
From that link:
http://politicalhotwire.com/philosop...ml#post5024534Come on, they need to be scared to be good people.
From the link:
(NOT that I, and several others have asked Ian Jeffery to NOT use the term "xian" as we contend it is a slur. But, he doesn't give a fuck, and continues using it anyways, even as he goes on to accuse Conservative Christians of FORCING our views on everyone else, at all junctures....)As a religious person, I am not threatened by a secular government, because I have no wish to force my religion on anyone. American conservative Xians, however, do wish to shove their religion down everyone else's throats (including liberal Xians, btw), and therefore are threatened by the prospect of a secular government.
Is Islam The Most Dangerous Religion And Why
From the link:
Is Islam The Most Dangerous Religion And WhyAND SO IS CHRISTIANITY--DANGEROUS. WE have been 'dealing' with ISLAM, almost all OFF OUR SHORES for 3 decades. Millions and millions have 'dealt with' and DIED under christianity for MILLENIA.
Don't be such an arrogant IGNORANT ass.
PS Hitchens was an avowed ATHEIST.
From the Link:
Sure it's political. Look at the source of your videos. Xians have been killing and wallowing in ignorance for 2000 years. There are Xian terrorists, they are trying to take over government...and probably will now that The Jackass is in office. What percentage of America is Xian? As for Sharia Law, just read your bible. That book spells it all out.
Of course, I understand that I have wasted my time with these links, as you already know this, and still refuse to acknowledge any of this as "Christophobic" behavior. Even as you use LESSER examples to call people Islamophobic, Dominionist, Theocrat, Homophobic, etc."
As to the "State Atheism". That's rather different. In the case of Russia communism, that wasn't atheism organically growing into a secular government like Sweden, Holland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and other places, today. Rather it was Marxists - specifically Stalin - demanding that "good communists" denounce their religions in the name of their ideologies. In other words, it was political, and ideological, not theological. And we all see from history how well that worked out.
You're right. You DID waste your time. I was just expecting to see references to examples true Christophobia, such as the defacing of and property damage to, Christian churches, with clear messages that they were indeed targeted precisely because they were Christian churches; or the violent assault on individuals or groups of Christians, again with the clear message that they were targeted precisely because they were Christian. Instead, you provide examples of people either pointing out the darker chapters of the history of Christianity (which are true, BTW) or expressing reasonable objections to the unreasonable push to shove Christianity down the throats of unwilling believers. I guess objecting to that is "Christophobia."