--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > You have been brainwashed by Christian culture into beleiveng 
> > that the most good is done if it is charity. 
> I'll actually address this, just because it's so 
> stupid I think I can have fun doing so. :-)
> First, although the *dogma* of Christian culture
> may assert such a thing, in practice, modern 
> Christianity acts in anything *but* a charitable
> manner.

That would be *one flavor* of modern Christianity,
i.e., the right-wing fundamentalist flavor.

 Much of the "born again" movement is 
> based on "Me-first-ism," to the max. It's all
> about the *individual* having an "experience of
> Christ," and about the *individual* finding a 
> "relationship with Christ." Very little of the
> teachings have to do with actually living the
> way that Christ suggested one should live, in 
> terms of serving one's fellow man. (There are
> strong exceptions to this, of course, and some
> of these churches do wonderful work, and I 
> applaud them for doing so.)

The flavor you're describing is the exception,

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