Forum:Religious persection

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I looked, but couldn't find anything on religious persecution, especially Christians' fascination with it and finding reasons to believe they're being persecuted when they're the ones doing the persecution. I wanted to check before adding it to the To Do list.

It should be all under Persecution complex the last time I looked. -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 18:55, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. :) I swear I typed the first few letters into the search box to see if something came up, and I didn't see that.-ShorinBJ (talk) 20:40, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
Not quite.Wikipedia--Arisboch ☞✍☜☞✉☜ ∈)☼(∋ 19:03, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Humm, I read it as the persecution that Christians believe they have...but it's really just them not being able to force people to behave as good Christians. Like prevention of gay marriage, not keeping the Sabbath holy, keeping public holidays Jesus^9... -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 19:14, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Firstly when discussing these things it is important to remember that it is perfectly normal for a Christian to get riled up about their co-religionists being persecuted in other countries where there is actual persecution (like Egypt for instance), people of all faiths get riled up about that. As for the Christians in my country (USA), the belief that they are being persecuted tends to be either imaginary, or a childish reaction to their loss of influence over society. The reason why they like to imagine that are being persecuted is partly because Christianity as a religion looks very favorably upon people who have been persecuted for being Christian. Martyrdom has a very, very long history in Christianity and that religion, more than others, glorifies martyrs excessivelyWikipedia. Essentially Christians believe that being persecuted for your faith, or suffering for the faith will absolve you of sin (and is therefore to be desired). As a result fundamentalist Christians in America tend to believe that they are being persecuted here even when there is no persecution. Alsto003 (talk) 19:50, 9 September 2015 (UTC) Alex

The only religious persecution I see is towards non-Christians or Unitarians. But then again we have KKK or Neo-Nazi members who will kill those who do not agree with their version of Christianity (Yes I know they kill mostly because of race but it is just an example)--Rationalzombie94 (talk) 23:43, 10 September 2015 (UTC)