: : : $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$There is only one reason why I lump those different viewpoints together. They all require a certain amount of deviousness to attract people to their cause. They all welcome the use of state force to accomplish their goals. They all, in the past, have used violence to further their cause.
: : : If it walks like a duck.....
: : Right, that's Republican/neo-liberal/facists your talking about isnt it?
: Lark, if Frenchy's generalized term offends you, does it give you a just cause to do exactly the same back to him? A generalization is a generalization; neither is accurate and both are offensive to the recipients. Please don't do it.
: Rex, McSpotlight.
I was trying to demonstrate to him the manner in which he was generalising, I didnt mean to suggest that those categories can really be lumped together, I was waiting for him to respond so that I could expand on the argument but it appears he didnt.
McSpotlight: It's still 'an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth', Lark.
(Which is the last thing two Christians should be doing to each other...)