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in response to reader comment: Equality is Freedom

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), May 31, 2012 at 22:38

Some good points Alexandros - but it seems you sort of contradict yourself in the end:

"How are you going to preserve this when Muslims say that everyone should become Muslims, the Christians say the same, the Judaists say the same, the Communists say the same, the Nazis supported the same, from their point of view each one!"

i.e. political ideologies become virtually indistinguishable from religions. (And especially so with Islam)

"In my opinion, states (which intrinsically hold political ideologies) should be distinguished from religion "

But they don't - the true believers become as fervid if not more in their beliefs. Look at the numbers killed in Russia in the 20th Century (apart from the direct clashes of the two fascist ideologies in WW2)

"and all states (again which hold political ideologies )in the world should protect all the religions of their citizens. Religion should stop being an excuse for slaughtering other people. The religious leaderships should lose their political power, because they are acting like small Hitlers ( i.e. a high priest of a particular political ideology - just like that even bigger pig of a man you forgot to mention - Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili).


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