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Do you agree with Ann Coulter's statement?

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What if we were all christian

Postby Qubec » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:46 pm

Ann Coulter once said, "The world would be a better and more tolerant place if everyone was christian". Do you agree with this statement why or why not?

My Opinion:

No, I believe that if christianity was never created the world would be a better place. We would not have the 1,000 years of science oppression, we woundnt have the countless religious wars. The middle east would be a peaceful area and we would not have people around the world fight for their rights such as the gay rights movement.

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Postby Danton » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:48 pm

Oh, dear... I feel like things aren't going to go over so well in this thread between the various participants...

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Postby Wolfenia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:49 pm

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Postby Scomagia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:49 pm

If everyone were Christian, we'd be killing each other for being the wrong sect. The world wouldn't be any more peaceful than it is now.
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Postby Soviet Canuckistan » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:50 pm

I disagree with both opinions. Numerous Christians have dedicated their lives to science and improving the lives of others and in quite a few cases, propose great scientific theories that we use today, such as the Big Bang Theory which was proposed by a Catholic priest. Most churches embrace science and believe that believing in science is integral to religious beliefs and that these don't conflict. They seek to promote science not to oppress it.
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Postby Nekronia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:51 pm

Scomagia wrote:If everyone were Christian, we'd be killing each other for being the wrong sect. The world wouldn't be any more peaceful than it is now.
Yeah, pretty much this.

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Postby Nazi Kingdom of Neo-Prussia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:52 pm

I aree with this statement, however, Christians still make mistakes meaning that the world may be more peaceful, but there would still be conflict.
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Postby The Archregimancy » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:53 pm

Qubec wrote:Ann Coulter once said, "The world would be a better and more tolerant place if everyone was christian". Do you agree with this statement why or why not?

My Opinion:

No, I believe that if christianity was never created the world would be a better place. We would not have the 1,000 years of science oppression, we woundnt have the countless religious wars. The middle east would be a peaceful area and we would not have people around the world fight for their rights such as the gay rights movement.


How about we disagree with both Ann Coulter and you?

I would gently note, however, that an absence of Christianity didn't make the Middle East a region particularly well-known for cuddling fluffy puppies and picking daisies between the rise of Sargon of Akkad in Mesopotamia and the rise of the Roman Empire to dominance in the Eastern Mediterranean; which doesn't suggest a very happy precedent for your scenario.

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Postby Furry Alairia and Algeria » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:53 pm

2 days later and 2 million missing.
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Postby Empire of Narnia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:54 pm

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Postby Qubec » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:54 pm

Soviet Canuckistan wrote:I disagree with both opinions. Numerous Christians have dedicated their lives to science and improving the lives of others and in quite a few cases, propose great scientific theories that we use today, such as the Big Bang Theory which was proposed by a Catholic priest. Most churches embrace science and believe that believing in science is integral to religious beliefs and that these don't conflict. They seek to promote science not to oppress it.

They oppressed science in the past causing us to be 1,000 years less advanced then we should be

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Postby Threlizdun » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:54 pm

Why did we have to bring anything Ann Coulter said onto this sight?
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Postby Sebastianbourg » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:55 pm

Furry Alairia and Algeria wrote:2 days later and 2 million missing.

???

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Postby Neo Rome Republic » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:57 pm

Yea......no.
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Postby Archeuland and Baughistan » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:57 pm

The anti-Christian ranting of General continues....
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Postby Furry Alairia and Algeria » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:57 pm

Sebastianbourg wrote:
Furry Alairia and Algeria wrote:2 days later and 2 million missing.

???

Best you look up missing in the dictionary.
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Postby Johto and Kanto » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:58 pm

Qubec wrote:
Soviet Canuckistan wrote:I disagree with both opinions. Numerous Christians have dedicated their lives to science and improving the lives of others and in quite a few cases, propose great scientific theories that we use today, such as the Big Bang Theory which was proposed by a Catholic priest. Most churches embrace science and believe that believing in science is integral to religious beliefs and that these don't conflict. They seek to promote science not to oppress it.

They oppressed science in the past causing us to be 1,000 years less advanced then we should be

The fall of Roman civilisation also knocked back science, and that's as much a political issue as it is a religious/cultural one. I think there were more factors than the unexpected Spanish Inquisition leading to slowed scientific progress. And even in more devout periods, there were times like the Renaissance and Enlightenment that developed science and culture.
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Postby Qubec » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:58 pm

Archeuland and Baughistan wrote:The anti-Christian ranting of General continues....

you cant be saying you agree with her statement

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Postby The Archregimancy » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:58 pm

Qubec wrote:
Soviet Canuckistan wrote:I disagree with both opinions. Numerous Christians have dedicated their lives to science and improving the lives of others and in quite a few cases, propose great scientific theories that we use today, such as the Big Bang Theory which was proposed by a Catholic priest. Most churches embrace science and believe that believing in science is integral to religious beliefs and that these don't conflict. They seek to promote science not to oppress it.

They oppressed science in the past causing us to be 1,000 years less advanced then we should be


"1000 years"?

On what premise do you base that figure?

And tell me, dear Qubec...

Where do you think western learning would be without the knowledge preserved by Christian, Islamic, and Jewish institutions in the Mediterranean world in the period c.500 - c.1500 AD?

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Postby Neo Rome Republic » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:58 pm

Archeuland and Baughistan wrote:The anti-Christian ranting of General continues....

Remind me again why you're still here?
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Postby Furry Alairia and Algeria » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:00 pm

NEO Rome Republic wrote:
Archeuland and Baughistan wrote:The anti-Christian ranting of General continues....

Remind me again why you're still here?

Because he is
Most amazingly, we disagree with this, we're heretic
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Postby Archeuland and Baughistan » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:00 pm

Qubec wrote:
Archeuland and Baughistan wrote:The anti-Christian ranting of General continues....

you cant be saying you agree with her statement


By all means. And, when Christ returns, we all will be Christians. For now, the Christians will undergo persecution and attacks by the secularists. That's alright; it is only temporary.
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Postby Scomagia » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:00 pm

Nekronia wrote:
Scomagia wrote:If everyone were Christian, we'd be killing each other for being the wrong sect. The world wouldn't be any more peaceful than it is now.
Yeah, pretty much this.

If all our problems are solved, we'll find new ones to replace them. If we can't find new ones, we'll make new ones.

Really it's the eternal problem of "Us" versus "Them". Group A says a prayer this way, Group B says the prayer that way. Group A sees Group B as "Other" and eventually war ensues. It doesn't matter if the shared religion is Christianity, Islam, or Hinduism, the end result would be roughly the same.
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Postby Sebastianbourg » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:00 pm

Furry Alairia and Algeria wrote:
Sebastianbourg wrote:???

Best you look up missing in the dictionary.

Believe it or not I understand the meaning of the words. However, I do not understand what you mean by stating that although I suspect you're hinting at how this thread will become a very messy and nasty debate between opposing sides.

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Postby Furry Alairia and Algeria » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:01 pm

Archeuland and Baughistan wrote:
Qubec wrote:you cant be saying you agree with her statement


By all means. And, when Christ returns, we all will be Christians. For now, the Christians will undergo persecution and attacks by the secularists. That's alright; it is only temporary.

How is it persecution if one cannot involve religion with the country when we clearly state that the country is not religious.
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