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Don't forget the "God's Kingdom" menace. How many "Jesus Camps" will it take? And, where are the moderates?

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Submitted by MelM (United States), Jan 28, 2007 at 00:42

The external comment I mentioned in my comment was in the context of the view that the Christian Reconstructionists were the most consistent advocates of Christian dominion and have (or will) taken over the movement--thus making them very dangerous. When the Bible based executions begin, the moderates will have no intellectual ground to stand on and thus can't save anyone. Of Marxism, Islam, and Christian Dominionism, the one that's closest to grabing power in the U.S. is Christian Dominionism. Everyone of goodwill should reject all three of them.

So, do we see a scathing rejection of the Dominionists by the (majority) Christian moderates in this country? NO! This movement is a cancer of enormous size and is hardly raising a whimper among mainstream Americans even though it means the final end of the America that the Founders created. Doubt it? Check out the "Jesus Camp" trailer. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0486358/

As for rights coming from God, I see it like this. One has a choice between two 100% incompatable intellectual profiles: (reality, reason, knowledge) or (holybook, faith, dogma). Putting individual rights in with the faith based approach puts it in the same bag as God, virgin birth, life after death, etc--all nonsense--one would then have to say: "In reason, there's no such thing as individual rights! Rights are subjective, relative and non-absolute just like dogma!"

Facts are absolute; dogma isn't. If anyone truely wants to save individual rights in this world, they should develop reality-reason based arguments. There's no sane escape from reason; quit trying to find one.

So, the external comment is a warning about so called "moderates". They may not cut off your head (right away at least) but they'll watch and be sucked toward more radical positions as the movement succeeds. A mistake about just how friendly "moderates" are could be very costly. Want to give them FBI or CIA jobs? I don't think so.

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