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Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), Nov 22, 2006 at 08:07

Dealing with Christain-ism is like saying that there is a political Christianity, an ideological version of Christianity. Christian-ism would be a political ideology, based on Christiian beliefs. Christian-ism would be another ideology, like commun-ism and Marx-ism.

Now, knowing how secular Europe is, how likely is it that there would be an ideology based on Christian beliefs? Even in America, that would be unlikely. European Christians killed Muslims and Jews during the Crusades. But that wasn't an ideological movement, it wasn't a "ism". European politicians hardly ever mention the words "God" or "Christ" in their official speeches. Therefore, it is hard to believe that there would be an ideology called Christian-ism, which is different from Christianity, and persecutes Muslims and Jews.

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