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Evils of Christianity It has been my experience through my upbringing as a Christian that Christians are often blind to the evils of the religion They are taught from a young age that God is almighty and should never be questioned so the less-finer points in the religion are often skipped over Many problems in society have arisen from this religion which include discrimination anti-Semitism sexism violence and war Christianity has fought over hundreds of years to become the only religion scaring people away from other religions in the process Christians continuously fight among themselves Baptist against Catholics against Protestant etc They cant seem to agree on whose Christian faith is the right one when in actuality they should just honor each others different beliefs and move on An excellent quote from Sam Pascoe who is an American scholar describing Christianity is as follows Christianity started out in Palestine as a fellowship it moved to Greece and became a philosophy it moved to Italy and became an institution it moved to Europe and became a culture it came to America and became an enterprise Many other factors also support that Christianity is blind to its evils Tons of society problems have arisen from Christian beliefs Many wars have been fought over Christianity Major wars include the Crusades 1095-1270 AD and also World War II was fueled partially by Adolf Hitlers Christian beliefs that all other religions are wrong Discrimination is in large part a result of Christian laws For example in the Catholic edition of the Bible Leviticus chapter 18 verse 22 specifically states that homosexuality is a sin No man is to have sexual relations with another man God hates that This statement causes discrimination of homosexuals Leviticus chapter 39 tells you that if a fellow Israelite needs your help then you should treat them well but that it is ok to enslave those that are not Israelite Many examples of sexism which
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