Otherwise, if for the sake of discussion we agree that the US is a "Christian nation" as so many people claim, I would say that much harm is brought by this Christian nation, including torture and military aggression. Professional deception has much to do with most americans being deceived about what really happened 13 years ago, so I do understand the enthusiasm most folks feel about the War On Terror, but YES, I do feel that many Christians need a serious "examination of conscience", as to what is done in their name and with their tax dollars by the government.
"God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
-C G Jung
Also, yesterday's edition of The New York Times profiled an Islamic scholar who teaches a perspective that differs greatly from that advanced by the radical Islamists.