Talk:Death toll of Christianity

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Count vs percent[edit]

A better way to gauge atrocities is % of world population (summed for all such atrocities). Stalin killed at most 20 million of the 1.8 billion alive (so about 1% of population). The French wars of religion killed 3 million of the 0.5 billion alive (0.6% of population) and the Thirty Years War killed 8 million of the 0.5 billion alive (1.6% of population). Sir ℱ℧ℤℤϒℂᗩℑᑭƠℑᗩℑƠ (talk/stalk) 13:49, 26 June 2018 (UTC)

Why stop here?[edit]

Why stop at Christianity and Communism? (talk) 22:22, 29 March 2019 (UTC) Als

Taiping Rebellion[edit]

Linked at the end, but not included in any of the counting. Leaving the numbers at least 30 million short — Unsigned, by: / talk / contribs

Denial of access to contraception[edit]

I have no idea how to count this, but I would imagine that deaths from unwanted births as well as botched abortions were numerous. — Unsigned, by: Objetora / talk / contribs

Article claims three times that the death toll is 81,665,000 to 106,346,000, but I can't find any source[edit]

I was apparently added a few years ago, the user made only a couple of other edits and never came back. Does anyone know the source? I think we should remove if we can't find a source on that. GeeJayK (talk) 03:38, 12 May 2021 (UTC)

How do you even tally something like that? --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png 🎄LeftyGreenMario!🎄(Mod) 03:39, 12 May 2021 (UTC)
No idea. I'm reading the whole thing and the article is quite a mess. The Better Angels of Our Nature give some interesting estimatives on historical death tolls, but as far as I recall Pinker doesn't mention Christianity, and since people here on average have a problem with him I wouldn't add him as a source anyway. GeeJayK (talk) 03:41, 12 May 2021 (UTC)