[LMB] Religion question

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 02:53:59 BST 2021


No. The fanatic does not believe in a free or open society. That would mean
he/she would have to tolerate different religious point of views. The very
definition of a fanatic is one who is intolerant. Ask any Jew in living in
Iran.

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, 7:57 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> If a person is willing to fight and kill for a free society and religious
> tolerance, are they fanatics by your standard?
>
> Maybe you should put a *little* more thought into your definitions.
>
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 5:35 PM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I can accept that. But, I also think a fanatic is one who, with the
> threat
> > of death or mutilation, forces his/her belief on others.
> >
>
> Matt G.
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