Philo, of Alexandria.
I was including Dr. Goodall --
Hey, I'm not letting anyone else pick on you, that's my job!
Practical Versions of the Golden Rule: Don't be an asshole, crime doesn't pay, what goes around comes around, karma is a bitch, could not have happened to a nicer guy, serves them right, etc...
If were going to use Christianity to teach empathy, we should first look at how well this has worked over the past couple of thousand years, wouldn't you think?
Listed are only events that solely occurred on command of church authorities or were committed in the name of Christianity. (List incomplete)
Note: All figures according to contemporary (Christian) chroniclers.
Onward Christian Soldiers, eh? Good thing nobody had invented weapons of mass destruction in those times. However, it's a little difficult to pin those atrocities on today's Christians. It would be a bit like blaming a German today for Nazi behaviour in WWII. Are there not better examples, in terms of current inappropriate behaviour (other than priestly pedophiles, please)?
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