I think what happened was horrible, but preventable.Preventable, yes, I agree. Horrible? Too strong a word, in my opinion. Unfortunate, at worst.I read the article, and can determine a few things for sure: 1) no actual harm was done; 2) plenty of Christians have weighed in on the side of tolerance and acceptance, so we can't blame a whole big religion for the actions of an intolerant few; and 3) the incident WAS blown out of proportion.I did find one line amusing, though: "Many of the Christians who were in the parking lot that night are unrepentant..." Hey, doesn't that mean they're not really Christians?I think we have to ask ourselves, did the actions of the people involved promote peace, harmony, understanding and acceptance? I'd have to say "no" -- on both sides. Sometimes tolerance means you have to allow for intolerance, and work around it.Finally, people are intolerant -- not religions. You can hide behind your religion, of course, to try to justify your intolerance, but in the end the individual makes the choice.Peace,El
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