First of all, I was referring to the 18th century origin of the concept, not being militaristic myself. If you knew me, you'd know that while I'm no strict pacifist, I am allergic to uniforms and the romantization and idealization of everything military.
Second, in this and many other cases in Germany the church (in this specific case a protestant church) and the unions are at odds with each other. Both the protestant and catholic church have been known to treat their employees badly, hiding behind their legal special status.
Third, not everyone is out to get the church or burn Catholics at a stake (which would mean beating them at their own game, lol), not even ardant laicists.
Fourth, good gracious, man, lighten up already!
I sort of think you're treating the discussion with more gravity than me, particularly getting seriosu with the points, could be the TP operating IDK.
someone really needs to invent a museum of natural disasters so that I can go and see awesome things like tornadoes, volcanoes and mud flows when I want to go and see them... really... 29 years of living at one end of tornado alley and I still haven't even managed to see the most accessible of natural disasters around here
Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know that in a universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent boredom? -Terry Pratchett