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Originally posted by Microscopictopic
Originally posted by Lionhearte
Religion is just a tool, an evil tool albeit, it's not the real issue. The problem is man.
Were Religion abolished a thousand years ago, another tool would just take the place. Man wants to control, and they found that Religion is the best tool they have available. Were it not so, perhaps we would be having this discussion about another tool they came up with, like Media. Perhaps if this world goes on another thousand years, when FTL still isn't available, and Religion has died off, people will say, "If only Media was abolished 1000-2000 years ago, FTL would be possible, wars would be non-existent, think of the possibilities!"
As long as mankind is still alive, wars will be inevitable.
I have to disagree with religion being the best tool to control. Government is the best tool to control the masses.
Originally posted by AfterInfinity
reply to post by EarthCitizen07
Religion, government and military belong to the masons and other secret societies.
You don't know nearly enough to even begin to make that kind of statement.