From: Brian Henry
To: Mike Salva 02-Apr-93 12:24pm
MS> Just one question: just what is it that the folks here have against
MS> Bible-believing Christians?
Suppose that the majority of Americans were Satanists. Even though you
were a Christian, you would be forced to swear your loyalty to Satan
whenever you said the Pledge of Allegiance; in court you would have to
take an oath on the Satanic Bible to tell the truth, the whole truth,
etc., so help you Satan; you would have to carry money which states in
big, bold letters "In Satan We Trust"; you would be expected to say a
prayer to Satan before school events; you would be forced to see, and pay
for, big festive pentagrams and demonic symbols on government property
during Hallowe'en [non-Satanic] and Satanic holidays; and people you
don't even know would constantly tell you that you are going to be
tortured for the rest of eternity because you don't accept Satan as
your lord and master.
People would also continually ask you: just what is it that you have
against Devil-worshipping Satanists?
Get the picture? We have nothing against Christians, as long as they keep
their religion to themselves. It's when they try to force it on us that
we get defensive.
(BTW don't assume from the above that we are Satanists. There are none on
this board that I am aware of. You could easily replace Satanism with any
non-Christian religion you wish in my example. How would you like to
swear your allegiance to Shiva? Or Odin? Or the Goddess?)
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