Yes, shame on them for trying to be rational about their position. :D
What evidence would you like to include? I could believe the Earth spins on the back of a invisable space turtle because I had a dream about it the other night. Seems impractical to allow any dream/vision/imagined scenario to...
Sure but I was trying to understand the intent of the OP. Or, from a, I assume, religious pov. I think in a Christian sense free will is about the idea we can choose to disobey God. How could we possibly disobey an all powerful God.
Otherwise, myself, I tend to believe we have a limited freedom...
I give you that maybe this thread was pointless.
I thought it informational but even with accurate numbers one can divide up the cause of death many different way and few of them without some kind of bias.
To list which single ideology or group caused more deaths is a way too simplistic method...
I find the safe assumptions that most people make are generally also the most risky.
Just not sure how much such assumptions actually add to a discussion.
Especially since this is regarding the time period of the year 1CE to 2000CE.
Ok, if you have a reference for those numbers, it would be appreciated.
It's the only one I found so far that tries to correlate this numbers.
You disagree with the numbers, fine with me but based on what would be useful.
It say they did their best to collaborate the numbers from several sources. Did you read it?
3%-10% based on what? Also since the majority of the wars reported were not from the 3rd century this ends up being a red herring.
So you are guessing a "factor of 10" or 3% to 10% based on what? A...
Have you ever heard of Pope Urban II?
He was the leader of the Christian church who called for the Holy Crusades in 1095.
The leadership of the Christian church didn't end with Jesus. I'm not even sure it began with Jesus once Paul came on the scene.
What Jesus was reported to have said 2000...