It is said that western societies are founded on Christianity; ideas like Christian charity and equal rights are woven into the fabric of society.
Is that really true? Are these ideas part of everyday life, part of the relationships between corporations and their employees – between politicians and their constituency?
Western countries are built on liberalism – individual freedom for all, in principle. Is liberalism built on Christian values? Well, freedom sounds good, but……
In reality liberalism means freedom for some at the expense of others. Liberalism and Christian values are only related when politicians defend their politics. The real world is quite different.
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