Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The More Things Change, The More We Stay The Same

Since people started conquering each other thousands of years ago, one essential element has been to force your religion on the people you now dominate. Fast forward to the 21st century, and we are still doing it! This time in Afghanistan.


A report by Al Jazeera English shows soldiers in Afghanistan passing around Bibles in Pashto and Dari, the languages of Afghanistan, presumably to be distributed. The chaplain leading the discussion acknowledges that “proselytizing” is against military rules, but one soldier says, “you can give gifts“:


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