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TheSwede's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by TheSwede

"The world even now takes for granted America's uncommon generosity, especially in times of disaster and crisis. These traits spring directly from our faith."

This argument doesn't hold empirically. The most generous nations aren't the Christian ones but the secular ones.

Who is really "turning the other cheek?" one might also ask? Is it our Christian Nation to the west that hasn't had a decade without participating in a war for as long as anyone can remember? Or is it the world's most atheistic nation, Sweden (where only 8% believe in God), that hasn't been in a war for over 200 years?

Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:16:00 UTC | #137712