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GUEST,Musket curious BS: Christian Persecution (2040* d) RE: BS: Christian Persecution 18 Oct 13

If a Muslim or Sikh faction kicked the shit out of our village it would go down in the statistics as Christian persecution. The fact that less than 0.5% of the village attend any service and a survey to support some millennium funding for the church showed that the vast majority of the village didn't profess to believe in any faith. ..

We would be seen as a Christian community.

Just as the others are.

So I ask once more. Other than a socio economic label, what the hell has Christian got to do with it? Odds are many of the persecuted are about as religious as me.

Tell you what. I'll answer it myself. Western Christian activists want to be seen as having an affinity with poor sufferers in the same way as Israeli politicians want to be respected as Jews rather than judged by their deeds.

Makes it harder to criticise their influence on society if they play the brother oppressed card. An ex Archbishop of Canterbury keeps doing the rounds pointing out how The UK is ignoring the Church. He refers to it as persecution. ....

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