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Originally posted by AshleyD
As a Christian myself, it is a little irritating but I do understand it goes along with the territory of being a conspiracy site. Just look at it as a way: It gives you the opportunity to correct their accusation and refute them with the facts*....
...Karma** does have a way of kicking the trolls in the teeth*** around here- I promise you. Even if it is not immediate.
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
And i still believe above all Christians are the most persecuted, these days.
Originally posted by daersoulkeeper
It is to be expected that the one true religion would be attacked more so then the others. This statement alone read by many will rise up anger in them to defend and to attack.
Originally posted by gate13
...people want to see hardcore evidence and just cant beleive thats how scripture was given from the word of god and it has been passed down through the years.
Originally posted by topsecretombomb
All these threads claiming to be debunking Chrisitianity seem to be backing up the fact that there are people sent here to put out so much disinfo!
Although I understand the message, I also understand how this can cause feelings of alienation and defensiveness in non-believers. But, to be fair, I have to state that this message is NOT specific to Christianity. The concept of "Hell" for the non-believer is almost universal in religions throughout history. And the act of terrifying non-believers with this message is not only used by Christians.
Keep the Faith. Wipe the dust off your feet. These mockers will regret for eternity.
I'm not concerned with the act of questioning Christianity. I am concerned with the unusually high frequency of this type of post, and the pure venom that seems to be allowed to accompany them when it comes to negative posts directed at Christianity. At some point, this type of action leaves the domain of "debate", and enters the realm of a "mission".
Originally posted by Ridhya You seem to be throwing debunking and bashing into the same category. Why is it okay? The same reason it's okay to question anything else.
I have seen, first hand, what this religion has done for people. First to pop into my head, is my best friend, who has been building an orphanage in Kenya, brick by brick, through his church, for the last 5 years. Why? Because he felt that God wanted him to do this. Now, that was an example that is very personal to me. But, there are countless other examples of Christianity doing good out there. Usually, the people that have seen the most of that good, are people that have really had hard times, and hit rock bottom in one way or another. Then, after looking around for help when it seems hopeless, they sometimes stumble across some type of Christian-based charity, outreach, fellowship, etc. Yes, it really happens.
Originally posted by Ridhya
"But, on the other hand, few have done as much good as Christianity." Get over yourself. If you lived elsewhere you'd see what the majority religion does for people.
Maybe they starred and flagged the thread because they had been feeling a bit persecuted, and felt strongly about somebody voicing what they had been feeling.
Originally posted by RidhyaShow of hands: how many people starred and flagged this thread just because of their common religion? Hmm? That says more to me than anything else.
African-Americans are the most religiously devout racial group in the nation when it comes to attending services, praying and believing that God exists, according to a recent profile.
The center's U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, conducted in 2007 on more than 35,000 people, found that 79 percent of African-Americans say religion is very important in their lives while 56 percent of all U.S. adults said the same. Even among African-Americans who are unaffiliated with any particular faith, 45 percent of them say religion is very important compared to 16 percent of the religiously unaffiliated population overall.
Among the various racial and ethnic groups, African-Americans are the most likely to say they belong to a formal religious affiliation. An overwhelming 87 percent of African-Americans identify with a religious group, according to the U.S. Religious Landscape Survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Following close behind are Latinos, with 85 percent of its population associating with a religion. In comparison, 83 percent of the overall U.S. population report affiliation with a religion.
Originally posted by TNT13
So clearly you suffer from the same hypocritical issues that the religion of Christianity suffers from in a whole.