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reply to post by AfterInfinity
A Christian is complaining about Christian persecution. Therefore, I'm using the term "plaintiff" because a case has been made in accusation.
Though that may be true, the "plaintiff" wasn't mentioned in the title.
And I'm done with this back-and-forth between you and I. It's boring and pointless.
If you feel that I care, you are mistaken.
There is a problem with this line of reasoning. Let me illustrate ...
"I don't see a problem here. If an African-American chooses to advertise his ethnicity in an area that is vehemently against [African-Americans, then he deserves everything that he gets."
Don't like that one? Well let's try this one for something closer to fit ...
"I don't see a problem here. If a homosexual chooses to advertise his homosexuality in an area that is vehemently against homosexuality, then he deserves everything that he gets."
You can see maybe why your thoughts expose you? Aim them at any one of the big victim classes in American society and you would likely not have written what you just wrote.
I don't hate Christianity.
I still don't see how America is responsible for any religious persecution in the Middle East.
They've been having those problems for longer than we've been a country.
By the way, this isn't about me, so you can stop your snide jabs.
Then you won't mind if I ignore you from now on.
I would also ask that you refrain from directly addressing or referring to me in the future.
Anyway, I'm out. Next time, make sure it's a wolf before you start raising the alarm. I don't see America persecuting Christians anywhere.
Published on Jan 7, 2013
This video gives us a glimpse of the shattered lives of persecuted Iraqi Christians who have been displaced by the violence and terrorism in their homeland. Many Christians have had to move to other countries in order to feel safe and secure. May God continue to protect and preserve these persecuted and displaced Iraqi Christian refugees.
In 2013, Iraq was ranked as the fourth hardest place to be a Christian due to christian persecution by the World Watch List
Christian Displacement in Iraq
reply to post by Krazysh0t
Facilitate means to make something easier or help bring about. It doesn't necessarily imply causation.
In other words, our mucking about causes the instability which brings about or makes the persecution easier (i.e. facilitates).
We aren't causing it, but causing the conditions that make it likely.
reply to post by AfterInfinity
I don't see America persecuting Christians anywhere.
Nobody, in this thread, has accused America of "persecuting Christians", so I don't know where you got that idea from. Would you care to enlighten us?
Here , I will do it for you.
James 1:27 - Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
free from censure, irreproachable
free from vice, unsullied
From G1 (as a negative particle) and G4695; unblemished (physically or morally): - without spot, unspotted.
I go with these 2. lol
ketsuko 3.) He was raised to be vehemently anti-colonialist, and he views the current regimes in the region as puppets of Western colonialist powers. Thus, he empathizes with the forces that want to remove those regimes. 4.) The whole administration is simply idiotic..
I would guess that the only reason you don't see more Jews being harassed is because they either all moved into the same country together or there aren't very many of them left in very many places. Once they got pushed out, the locals turned on the next group to pick on.
Correlation does not equal causation.