posted on Dec, 19 2010 @ 09:48 AM
Originally posted by Greatest I am
We seem to condemn Iran’s denigration and discrimination of Gays and women while at the same time forgetting that we do not give full equality to
our own women and Gays and are indeed fighting these notions.
Well, there are degrees of discrimination and not granting "full equality" is a much different thing than persecution. It's the persecution that
draws ire, because most everyone sees that as being wrong.
Are Christians and Muslims world wide no better than the Iranian Muslims?
Are we just hypocrites and homophobes and chauvinists at heart?
I'm an Orthodox Christian who supports equal rights for homosexuals, so the brush that you're painting with is a little broad. I would say that any
Christian or Muslim who treats homosexuals as poorly as the Iranian government does is no better than them, yes, but the number of those is probably
Any person who treats another with cruelty and contempt is not following the teachings of Christ and so is not, regardless of what they claim, a