Comment: Forgot to mention - I am not your enemy

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Forgot to mention - I am not your enemy

I was going to make a whole other post on this, but since it was in the body of your post and not the title I'll just mention here. Just because I argue against a proposition or assertion (for instance, the frequent assertions lately that I MUST have faith in the Christian deity to be part of the Liberty Movement), it does not mean I am "anti-Christian" or "anti-faith". It simply means I disagree with the assertion as stated. Just as being against the apartheid state of Israel does not make me "anti-jewish" - it just means I oppose the actions of their government.

I don't know why that is such a common reaction. I suppose something so personal can cause feelings of being insulted. But, yelling something over and over doesn't make it true. I am not against people of faith or against religion, have at it. If you need it to be a good person and justify your libeties, so be it, I'm fine with that. But, at the same time, when I am brought into the discussion as in when the assertion above is thrown around, I am absolutely justified in countering that claim and asking for evidence and a reasonable demonstration of truth.

Ron Paul welcomed the non-religious and non-believers in his speeches, I don't know why some people here cannot grant us the same respect.

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain