[Uucf-bible] Uucf-bible Digest, Vol 56, Issue 7
tarvid at ls.net
Fri Jan 30 20:54:33 EST 2009
On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Adin A. Eichler <5skandhas at gmail.com>wrote:
> >>>"Left-wing" like "right-wing" have a
> >>>pejorative tone but ... searching for
> >>>Jesus ... I always find him on the left.
> here in san francisco - which admittedly is not representative of all the
> - 'left wing' is definitely not pejorative but rather a marker of someone
> who does not equivocate about their convictions.
> i also find jesus (for his time) as well as the founders of this country (
> for their time) 'left-wingers' in the sense that they fought the status
> today's fundamentalist christians with their mentality would doubtless have
> both crucified jesus and sided with the uk in the revolutionary war.
> adin eichler
> san francisco
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I would not have sided with the UK in the Revolutionary War (I am a
pacifist). I have often wondered how non-violent resistance would have
played out. My guess is that slavery would have ended sooner and the native
Americans would have gotten a better deal. Women a draw.
But that is all speculation.
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