Posts Tagged ‘Hatred’

Religious leaders should speak up against hate speech

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner says religious leaders should be using their considerable powerful platforms to promote tolerance and peace across our communities. “Whether it’s a mosque giving Holocaust deniers a platform or whether it’s an evangelical church spewing hatred about gay New Zealanders: this is not how we roll here. This is not who we Read more

‘Christians’ and internet hatred

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The New York Times published a piece last week called “The Data of Hate.” Much of the data came from, which Times contributor Seth Stephens-Davidowitz called “America’s most popular online hate site.” It was founded in 1995 by former Ku Klux Klan leader Don Black. The frightening thing is that 76 percent of Americans Read more

Society strengthened because of Fred Phelps

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Thank God for Fred Phelps. That’s what I say, of the controversial, hate-mongering founder of the Westboro Baptist Church. But something tells me Fred Phelps already thanked God plenty of times for Fred Phelps, given the two were on such apparently close terms. After all, it was Phelps who so graciously enlightened the rest of Read more

Pope: Violence and hatred always fail

Friday, April 8th, 2011

In a repeated call to end the the fighting in Cote d’Ivoire and Libya, Pope Benedict said “Violence and hatred are always a failure.” Appealing for an immediate end to the fighting he said all sides should launch peace efforts “to stop further bloodshed.” Benedict says he is continuing to follow both these dramatic events Read more