My god, that is disingenuous...

Kristy specifically said that the people who are arguing probably don't have an 
experience of faith and that this means I can't explain it to them.

You essentially said "I don't have to be a Neo-Nazi to understand that it's 

It doesn't take a paranoid person to see a comparison being made. 
You are using your own personal definition of religion to attack. This is not 
my experience of religion, and it never will be.

--- In, mike brown <uerusub...@...> wrote:
> DP,
> I wrote: "Moreover, I am ignorant of what it is to be a neo-nazis, but have 
> no 
> trouble rejecting their beliefs as not just harmful, but wrong."
> You wrote: "You were essentially implying that religious belief was no 
> different 
> from being a "neo-nazi." I'm sorry, but I do find that offensive."
> That wasn't my intention in the above sentence. I could just as easily have 
> said 
> I am ignorant of being a racist/Republican/terrorist/bigot/child-molester etc 
> to 
> make the point. If you see the connection with those and religion, well...
> Mike  


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