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Originally posted by subz
Originally posted by uberarcanist
Ok, you holier-than-thou anti-Christian/anti-abrahamites, would you rather have a world of Communist dictatorships or maybe Nero-like dictatorships? 'Cuz that's the alternative.
Says who? Does Christianity come with clairvoyance skills or something?
Communists are reactionaries to the old order which was founded in Christianity. So would it not stand to reason that if organised religion never came about they would have nothing to react against?
Originally posted by seagull
So instead of God, we would all worship at the shrine of science? Using what as the focus, the latest Nobel Prize winner?
Originally posted by seagull
In its own way, science, or rather the pursuit of it, has led to just as many deaths as any so called religious cause. Stalin was an aetheist, so to was Mao, and how many millions did they cause to be killed.
Originally posted by Chaoticar
However the main problem I find with these threads is the 'If we remove 'insert-evil-person-here' the world would be a better place' is a little thing called Chaos Theory.
Remove Mohammed? Possibly-uber-Catholic-world!
Remove Genghis Khan? Possibly expansionist China!
Originally posted by RANT
Emperor Constantine (Jesus, same thing...)
Tom Cruise, Jerry Falwell and Jesse Helms (tie)
Originally posted by ChiKeyMonKey
Grady got there first!
1: The first man (Adam)
2: The first woman (Eve)
3: Steve (just in case he really did make Adam and Steve)!
The world would be a much happier place without all of us humans screwing it up.
Originally posted by Johnmike
Well Voxel, if you're going with people in the U.S. Government, I'm surprised that you forgot my friend, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
United States Executive Order 9066 was a presidential executive order issued during World War II by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, using his authority as Commander-in-Chief to exercise war powers to send ethnic groups to internment camps.
The order led to the Japanese American internment in which some 110,000 ethnic Japanese people were held in internment camps for the duration of the war. Of the Japanese interned, 62 percent were Nisei (American-born, second-generation Japanese American) or Sansei (third-generation Japanese American) and the rest were Issei (Japanese immigrants and resident aliens, first-generation Japanese American).
Executive Order 9102 created the War Relocation Authority (WRA) which was the U.S. civilian agency responsible for the relocation and detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II. This executive order was signed by President Roosevelt on March 18, 1942 and officially expired on June 30, 1946.
The National Firearms Act (NFA), cited as the Act of June 26, 1934, Ch. 757, 48 Stat. 1236, as amended, currently codified as Chapter 53 of the Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C. § 5801 through 26 U.S.C. § 5872, is a United States federal law passed in 1934 that, in general, imposes a statutory excise tax on the manufacture and transfer of all Title II weapons and mandates the registration of those weapons.
The Act was passed after the repeal of Prohibition, and it mandates that transfers of the covered firearms across state lines be reported to the United States Department of the Treasury (this function has since been transferred to the Justice Department). The transfer tax of $200 placed on the transfer of firearms controlled by the Act was roughly equivalent to five months' salary in 1934.