Friday, November 3, 2017

Fact of the Day: Northern Crusades

The Northern Crusades were a series of wars taken by the Catholic Church against the pagan communities of the Baltic, Finnish, and West Slavic people. They made the regions "Christian" through force. 

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  1. What? It wasn't God? Gotta love religion.

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  2. Funny that all these years I didn't think they were done under the Roman Catholic flag.

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  3. Sometimes I wonder if organized religion is more destructive than beneficial.

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  4. A terrible time. So much sadistic violence in the name of Christ.

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  5. yeah, I had one of God's handmaidens knocking on the door spreading the word of the bible..I was less than pagan nice..but that's what you get for knocking on my door at 9 a.m. and catching me in my drawers

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  6. Religion has always been about power.

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