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soleft Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-22-03 10:54 PM
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I have a suggestion for threads involving religious figures
Instead of identifying them as being from any particular religious faith, what if they are just referred to as fundamentalists.

In America, a lot of the people we criticize happen to identify with a Christian denomination, and I always feel bad for our fellow Christian DUers who are very spritual, interpret scripture on a higher plane of understanding, who actual follow the teachings of the person the religion was based on. I would think it must be very frustrating to see people like Falwell, Robertson, Reed, Sanitorum, Phelps identifying themselves as Christians. It must be how I feel when I hear Bush call himself a man of peace.

Anyhow, since the people who perpetuate hate, violence, intolerance, ignorance are essentially fundamentalists regardless whether they are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, etc. - what if we stop referring to them as even belonging to the faiths they completely do not understand, and just call them fundamentalists.
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