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AZPaul3
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Message 3 of 479 (564110)
06-08-2010 9:33 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by killinghurts
06-06-2010 10:04 PM


What steps would you take to identify a false religion?
This is much too easy.
Is it 'my' religion with 'my' conception of 'my' god?
If not then it is false.

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AZPaul3
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Message 23 of 479 (564210)
06-09-2010 12:59 AM


AZP3 writes:
Is it 'my' religion with 'my' conception of 'my' god?
If not then it is false.
Dr Sing responds:
And you think the world we currently live is...in bad condition?
Just think what would happen if all of the 6 billion people in the world thought the same way you did....we would end up in a more moral and orderly world, right? Right!!
How can someone not seethe idiocy of such statements?
Dr. Sing:
The consequences of 6 billion people following the philosophy in question would be infinitely detrimental to the world's moral state.
I agree with the above.
Most of us do see the idiocy of the statements.
I would hope not all 6+ Billion humans think like this but I would wager that there are multiple hundreds of millions who do.
And you are right, the stupidity of reaction and the violent consequences of this question/answer define the history of almost every religion since man was able to write.
We heard and saw it in the jews with the canonites. We heard and saw it in the christians of ancient Rome. We heard and saw it with the catholics and the crusades. We heard and saw it with the hindus and the Ksatradharma.
We hear and see it today with the christian fundamentalists who have abortion doctors in the crosshairs of their rifles. We hear and see it in the constant declarations of islamic jehad.
We heard and saw it big time on 9/11.
Religion has been the bane of human existence since the first man believed.
I wish people did not think this way. I wish they did not ask. I especially wish people did not act so violently based on the answers they find when they do ask. Unfortunately, this appears to be one of the hallmarks of religion.
Edited by AZPaul3, : added thought (where none was before?)
Edited by AZPaul3, : No reason given.

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AZPaul3
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Message 28 of 479 (564253)
06-09-2010 9:21 AM
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06-09-2010 9:18 AM


Hey Chimp,
Can you flesh this out, please. Sounds bass-ackwards to me.

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Message 30 of 479 (564256)
06-09-2010 9:44 AM
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06-09-2010 9:42 AM


Ahh, I see, said the blind man as he picked up his hammer and saw.
Thank you.

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