[ExI] Religions and violence

Sen Yamamoto sen.otaku at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 13 17:13:24 UTC 2010

But my point is, people go to war for reasons other than religion. Why
can't these people want to attack and THEN justify it through their
religion? I think that this happens a lot.

On 8/13/10, Mirco Romanato <painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> Your is moral relativism, where you are unable to tell the difference
> from who went in war to defend itself and his liberty and property and
> others and who went in war with the goals of taking liberty, life and
> property to others.
> Crusades came after 400 years of Muslims Jihads that conquered,
> converted and submitted with the sword more than half of the
> Christianity. Constantinople was sieged two times by the Arabs Muslims
> and the Frank stalled the conquest of Spain. Large part of the
> populations were enslaved and sold in the slave market in the Middle
> East, where in the Christianity the institution of slavery was ending.
> If you don't see a genetic mark in the M.E. populations today is because
> they were worked to death, castrated or both.
> Until the 1800 ("shores of Tripoli" anyone) the Muslims pirates of North
> Africa raided the European coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to take booty
> and slaves. We are talking of a few million of people taken and
> enslaved. Two million only after the XV century. This is the reason the
> coastal areas were depopulated and economically backward. They arrived
> to raid England many times and a time they attacked Iceland.

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