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Historical wars aside, removing religion in present day wouldn't change much
Originally posted by JBourne
I would have to disagree here. the eastern countries that are causing the problems through terrorism at the moment are being fuelled by their religion. They are being brainwashed into thinking that if they kill themselves and take out as many american and british people as they can then they can go to their version of heaven.
but if you think about that for a second, if religion wasnt a part of our society then would the terrorists have anything to hate us for and would they have still attacked the Twin towers on 9/11 and would they have attacked london on 7/7.
I personally dont think that these events would have happened without religion, and look at all of the lives that were lost.
Originally posted by magicmushroom
Iori thats the problem, religion like many other issues are highjacked by people with an agenda and in pursuing that agenda they are willing to use any means at their disposal...
...all religions today have an agenda they are like a parasite that attaches themselves to humans to control and manipulate them...
if you remove religion, greed, lust, racism what is there to fight for, nothing. If a Christian pilot was shot down and injured whilst over Iraq and a Iraqi Muslim came to his aid what do you think would happen, do you think the pilot would say no I would rather die than be helped by a Muslim, no he would not because life is more important than religion, wealth or anything else.
Unfortunatley, the nature of the human means a certain level of removing responsibilty for ones actions
Originally posted by wantsome
I dont think it should be banned, but it should be kept private and out of politics. I think any public display of religon should be banned and any church that talks politics should loose thier tax exemtsion.