reply to post by WraothAscendant
Sadly friend, words are far more powerful then you give them credit. If one believes that God himself spoke the words, then the words are probably
the most powerful and influential aspect of said persons life.
Many religions use their stories and parables as utter truths, that the word written was the word said, and life must revolve around the book.
Christianity is one of them.
Strict organized dogmatic religions will be, by nature, rigorous systems of control, both thought by the directions of how someone should perceive the
written word, and by physical action, to ensure all actions abide by the written word.
Words direct our religions, our governments, our philosophies, our education. To manipulate the word is to manipulate the mind. To manipulate the
mind is complete, and utter control.
Every religion will have a form of dogma, a form of control, a form of conformity that makes them what they are - a religion, and sometimes a nation.
Give credit to words, because words have through out history displayed that they alone carry the voice of the people, of gods, of legends.. and have
withstood every force from tyrannic control to religious holy persecution. They have also been used as a saving message of peace and the glories of
all the Gods.. and as excuses and reasonably justification for the worlds most heinous crimes. Often the two separate messages come from the same
Humanity may be the evil of religion, but religion is a man made product, and that much is easily reflected in our worlds history of various