reply to post by bettermakings
What constitute peace when any religion is involve?
In a nutshell, the very purpose of religion is to give mankind a path towards civilisation, away from the trees and caves, to form communities and
evolve mentally beyond barbarism.
It uses the concept of punishments and rewards so that our mentally challenged ancestors would toe the line and follow the guide. You will find it
similar in all mainstream religions, except buddhism but buddhism is not a religion, it is only a WAY of life.
And it is such concept of justice that many modern persons would find it unconstitutional and utterly barbaric, a loss of free will and dealing with
some angry vicious being and followers, which is far from the truth because they are only focusing on the punishment aspect and not the rewarding
While we may have mentally progressed, we are still far from a higher state of existance and thinking. Wars and greed still pervades us all.
Worse is the stagnation of knowledge. We take pride in going to the moon and mars, and yet we still cannot find a cure for the common cold, let alone
There is still so much to learn, and to understand the rewards part, which our childish and illiterate mind either cannot comprehend or refuse to
understand, taking it in disbelief and discounted away, thus leaving only the punishment aspect which every man - good or evil - will be angered and
Therefore, to such persons, not only is Islam not a religion of peace, but ALL mainstream religions are not religions of peace as well.
And no, I am not a Muslim. I am only an insignificant nobody, but a fellow human first before our differences set us apart to you and to all.