Originally posted by WraothAscendant
And its intolerance that MUST be ended not religion. Intolerance kills.
Originally posted by Incarnated
Seek and you shall find, knock and it will be open to you.
However Religious leaders would tell you that only the words and their peceptions and inturpetations of a singular religious text are they only thing truthworthy and true. Religious leaders would have you stay in ignorance, because it's easier to control your mind and tell you what it is you think you want to hear that way.
In the days that the christ walked the earth, he spoke aginst orginzed religion and then mankind makes several religious factors out of that.
When will mankind wake up and realize there's no easy road to rightiousness? When will religious fools wake up and realize they are being lied to by religious leaders?
I'm not stating that religious leaders are doing this with ill entent, but through their own ignrance.
Religion is the greatest evil of mankind.
Religion is define as a "grouping of peoples with the same or simular enough religious beliefs".
The very origin of the word is selfrightousness. It would have you believe a group knows the truth over another. LIES!!!
This is the greatest CONspiracie in "Religion".
What says you?
Originally posted by WraothAscendant
Religion in and of itself is not evil.
It is after all just word. It is neither good nor evil. Rather like a gun.
Originally posted by jedimiller
Religion the greatest evil? come on man. now you just fooling us. My sister became a christian after a bad marriage. it's been 2 years. her husband doesn't drink anymore. he doens't hit the kids anymore and he's gotten straight. thanks to religion. My sister has become less dependent on materials and her focus is now on god, instead of money.
so you telling me that's the greatest evil? wrong.
the greastest evil is George Bush.
the Crusades were brutal, unnecessary and motivated entirely by religion
'Good men do good things and evil men do evil things, but for a good man to do something evil requires Religion.'
Originally posted by Naboo the Enigma
Elizabeth I persecuted Catholics; the troubles in Northern Ireland are driven by religious differences, but your brother in law no longer drinks, doesn't beat his children and your sister has found god, so it isn't all bad! The world continues to polarise itself through hatred born out of religion.
Would you really agree so quickly with someone that would compair a phyical item such as a gun with a idology (thought)?
That's just ignorance. Religion is nothing like a gun. A gun is phyical item.
Religion however is the coming together of a group of people with the motorvation that in numbers their idology of what the "truth" is becomes more correct.
Religion itself in that way Is Evil.
Personally I've counted over 12 seprate "christian" religions all believeing that the others are "wrong" and that they are "rightousness". They all can not be right, thus they are all wrong.
Such beliefs are lies groupings within religion tell themselves to pride their selfrightous behaviors and self egotistic bloating.
It's less effective for personal truthful relationship with God.
Thus, in the context of spiritual well being of each person and the planet as a whole, Religion is the greatest evil of mankind.
The majority of people that refuse to believe there is even a god has roots in the selfrightousness of orginized religion.
Religion is not bringing anyone closer to God and it is actually making Adversions to God in the conscious minds of men.
That's not evil to you? Are you that blind? Are you that big of a fool in your selfrightous egotistical bloating?