I'm not saying they weren't Christians, but they also didn't limit the idea of religion to Christianity. Their words show they respected the religions of all nations, and their actions show they preferred a secular state to one dominated by Christian tenets. Throughout history the freest nations have had the highest level of morality, and authoritarian or religious states have been dominated by fear and suspicion. When you push religion on a political forum, it appears you're endorsing a religious state, which is the most anti-liberty form of government there is.
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