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Old 05-18-2019, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by QuickSilver View Post
What would he be crucified for today? Seems to me, his ideas in today's world would be quite welcome and very non-controversial. Even if he leveled criticism at the Church - who hasn't at this point?
If he set foot in certain areas of the country he would certainly be killed by Evangelicals/Fundamentalists upset about what he had to say on a variety of topics. Whether it would be done by the State is arguable but the way we are headed it isn't hard to imagine. It wouldn't take much for legislatures in certain states to enact laws making it a capital offense to protect certain groups like gay people. Or women who have had abortions. Or Muslims and other non-Christians.