—“The fundamental doctrine of the Christian religion is the extirpation of hatred from the human heart. It forbids the exercise of it, even towards enemies.”—John Adams
[J]esus ‘is’ love is pretty much all there is to it. And the purpose is to break tribal bonds: to extend familial trust to everyone (as a means of defeating Rome). The rest is just decoration and ritual (and best dispensed with).
Truth(Testimony), Love(Trust), Excellence(Virtue), Goodness (Commons), and Beauty(Resources).
—-“The natural hatred of the Mussulmen towards the in?dels is in just accordance with the precepts of the Koran. “—-
Which is entirely incompatible with our way of life.
Separation of gods commands (soul) and state’s commands (property).
Costly Truth vs Justified Deceit.
Evolutionary vs Static
Scientific vs Magical
Deeds vs Words
Results vs Beliefs
Love and Tolerance vs Hatred, Intolerance and Forced Conversion.
Outbreeding vs Inbreeding.
Equality of gender rights vs inequality of gender rights.
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