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RE; Europe is really not Christian anymore

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Submitted by Straight_Talk_Luigi (United States), May 2, 2008 at 03:27

Western Europe has tried very much to get rid of its Christian heritage by everything from white guilt to inaccurate and biased assertions that Christianity was nothing more than a religion of conquest despite the humble teachings and life of Jesus of Nazerth.

And also, getting rid of Christianity allows that gnawing conscience and natural law to go away so you can have sex outside of marriage, shoot needles in your with lethal substances, watch TV instead of going to Church, and spend all your money on beer.

Of course, it's not fair to paint an entire society with such a broad brush, and you will note major differences between Eastern and Western Europe. For one thing, Islam has little to no presence in Eastern Europe where Catholics and Orthodox faiths are strong as anywhere.

The general trend for religion in Western Europe is irreligion. Atheism, agnosticism are big hits, but so is the concept of pop spirituality, stemming from new age religious thinking and the portrayal of paganism in popular media.

Between all of those, however, you won't find any great cause for motivation or collective cultural defense, which is one big reason why the EU was made in the first place. I mean, those lines of thinking are loose and serve two purpose:

1) The relief of self-responsibility and placing it on the government

2) Being friends with someone of a different skin colour or religion by admiting the guilt of European colonialism.

For some reason, Muslims (such as Mansoor) just seem to think that Europeans would love Islam, an even stricter faith that will soon have more blood on its hands than any other set of ideas.

While many Europeans do convert, there's evidence that hundreds of thousands if not millions of Muslims have embraced other faiths while in Europe.

In order words, it's more likely for a Muslim schooled in a Wahhabi madrassa to convert to human sensibility than for a an educated European to follow bin-laden.

Oh, it can happen, especially if that European has zilch for a spiritual dimension, which post-modern liberalism tries to deprive us all of in order to advance every other field. But, it's not likely.

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