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Reply #4: No, this is far worse than "bizarre", what we're dealing with here is out & out EVIL. [View All]

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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-19-08 09:48 PM
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4. No, this is far worse than "bizarre", what we're dealing with here is out & out EVIL.
Seriously. Read this article -- THIS is what "witch hunters" foment. THIS is what "pro-life" Palin's pastor is about:

Children are targets of Nigerian witch hunt

Evangelical pastors are helping to create a terrible new campaign of violence against young Nigerians. Children and babies branded as evil are being abused, abandoned and even murdered while the preachers make money out of the fear of their parents and their communities.

The rainy season is over and the Niger Delta is lush and humid. This southern edge of West Africa, where Nigeria's wealth pumps out of oil and gas fields to bypass millions of its poorest people, is a restless place. In the small delta state of Akwa Ibom, the tension and the poverty has delivered an opportunity for a new and terrible phenomenon that is leading to the abuse and the murder of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of children. And it is being done in the name of Christianity.

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Although old tribal beliefs in witch doctors are not so deeply buried in people's memories, and although there had been indigenous Christians in Nigeria since the 19th century, it is American and Scottish Pentecostal and evangelical missionaries of the past 50 years who have shaped these fanatical beliefs. Evil spirits, satanic possessions and miracles can be found aplenty in the Bible, references to killing witches turn up in Exodus, Deuteronomy and Galatians, and literal interpretation of scriptures is a popular crowd-pleaser.


Please read the whole article. We need to spread the word that THIS is the kind of "Christianity" that Palin represents.

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