With the death penalty if apostates attempted to return. I hardly find that to be "religious freedom". It's pretty much the system they had left Europe to get away from; which you would hardly describe as religious freedom. It is, quite frankly, the same barbarism you would condemn from many Muslim nations today.
Is the fact that she is not OK with it been part of their discussion, or does it remain unexpressed?
They funded the nations they lived in. To do otherwise is called treason.
Actually, Sweetheart...I'm batting 1000%, and getting ready to make my acceptance speech into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Your questioning of 'spirituality' has caused me to think about it as well. What exactly is spirituality? I hear people say that they are 'spiritual but not religious'. I guess this probably means something like 'I believe that we all have a spiritual component but I do not believe in gods or ghosts'.
Nope. He is the colour you are.
Because knowledge is power Dancyness!
Now there's some pure genius. Nothing like righteous indignation that is rooted in total ignorance.
Intelligent design appears a closer option.
no my simple friend, we've already shown from the Bible how this isn't so.
What I meant to say is exactly what I said.
Or: we're a big province, regional representation, and stable moderate political parties are important considerations in how we want to form government.
Bacchus, can you answer me honestly, do you think prophet Muhammad was a good person?
You don't have to accept either but you and I have no choice but to tolerate their existence.
"Why do you think this is?"
How about The Force ? The light side and the darkside. That's kinda how I look at it.
glad you understand it far better than me
I would be A-OK with a public school system that never mentions God or Jesus, I would expect the same thing to be applied to those groups who want to indoctrinate children in some other form...
40 years of studying the Abrahamic religions and all the disgusting harm they have done to humanity, through their wars, their persecutions, their mass genocides, their Inquisitions, their Crusades, their ignorance and bigotry, their misogyny and all the other evil they have done to humanity for one.
Jam it up your ###! :p