Skip to comments.Wikipedia: Christophobia Term Is Controversial
Posted on 05/10/2011 5:14:23 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
Theres no page for Christophobia on Wikipedia. Uniquely, the free encyclopedia feels more comfortable with the milder term, Anti-Christian sentiment.
As well, readers are informed: This article is about negative attitudes towards Christians. For criticism of the doctrines and practices of Christianity, see Criticism of Christianity. Just in case you didnt know!
Furthermore, the linked criticism looks, oddly enough, like anti-Christian mythology masquerading as history. Some would call this an example of Christophobia. The authors (leftwing Democrats in pajamas my guess) also list the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, and Israel as examples of anti-Christian sentiment in politics and culture as opposed to Red China, Red Korea, Saudi Arabia, and even anti-Jesus Iran. Indeed, the whole page from Anti-Christian sentiment to Israel seems fixated on downplaying hardcore Christophobia in dictatorships to distract the critical-thinker.
Not so with Islam. The politically-correct encyclopedia refuses to use the term Anti-Muslim sentiment because its too soft. Instead, Islamophobia is used because Islamophobia Im informed is prejudice against, hatred or fear of Islam or Muslims.
Seriously. For to attack Christianity is to display anti-Christian sentiment, but to attack Islam is unadulterated phobia, often a sign of mental illness.
Evidently, the suffixes -phobia, -phobic,-phobe, when used selectively are manipulative psychological tools and weapons to be used for politics. They sound all psychiatric-y and human rights-y.
In a toxic media context, to call or present a beheaded Christian as a victim of anti-Christian sentiment serves to hide the deceaseds pain, although a good campaigning journalist is encouraged not to acknowledge persecuted believers.
By way of contrast, the frequent use of the term Islamopobia to describe a terrorist sympathizer is politically correct and therefore acceptable. To bow to Allah is to invite protection; to praise Jesus is to invite rejection.
(Excerpt) Read more at weekendlibertarian.blogspot.com ...
Regarding Islamophobia: it’s not phobia when they are really trying to kill you.
Regarding Christophobia: it’s not phobia when you are really trying to kill them.
In other words, people afraid of being murdered by Muslims aren’t “Islamophobic”.
And people out to slaughter Christians aren’t “Christophobic”.
Just to keep the terminology straight.
If you’re against Islam, you’re sick in the head. If you’re against Christianity, you have a sentiment. Duly noted (uhm...)
Wikipedia: the pretend encyclopedia.
Thats one way of putting it.
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