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Anis, you have it all wrong

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Submitted by Wes Hull (United States), Nov 28, 2002 at 12:08

For all of you liberal secularists, give it a break! Christian fundamentalism does not lead to military or terrorist attacks upon unbelievers. This is a creation of your own minds. If you would for one moment take an unbiased look at the influence of Christianity (the fundamental variety- which holds scripture as inerrant and true), you would find that it has formed the foundation of the societies that have the greatest degrees of freedom and technological advancement as well as material proserity and peace, not the other way around. In fact, the societies that have been based upon secularism have ended up slaughtering mindboggling numbers of thier own subjects!
On the contrary, Christian fundamentalism of the likes of William Wilberforce, John Witherspoon,John Hyde, Dwight Moody, John Adams , John Wesley and many others has led to an increase in freedom and quality of life for untold numbers.
William Wilberforce, a white anglo, spent his entire life fighting the slave trade in the british empire, finally seeing its abolition just before his death.
To compare Christian fundamentalism to islamic fundamentalism is completely intellectually dishonest.
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