quote:Originally posted by Fine:quote:HonestBrother--It's a sort of intellectual - even a spiritual - violence.
--It's more like an intellectual - even a spiritual - extermination of [your: you understood] belief for theirs.
Fine, I see your point. But I think I'll stay with the original wording. Because, as I see it, my beliefs are an integral part of me. They reflect my life history, the lessons I've learned, and my growth process. They are the intellectual/spiritual expression of my life's journey and personal integrity. * So someone who thinks it their duty to condemn my beliefs (for no other reason than that they're different) are not just committing an act of violence against my beliefs but against me as well. *