I Think Religion Is Man's Worst Invention

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    Alongside politics and science,

    and the way all three of them are approached and presented, I do believe religion was a mistake to make in a world like this.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

    Not to sound like an atheist,

    but do you guys truly, and I mean down to every single speck of atom in your body, believe that religion is going to save us? You say that there is an afterlife, but can you truly believe the words of someone who has never experienced death for the first time. How can you...
    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2014

    Abusing A Child

    Slapping a kid wether girl or boy 4 or 5 times on a face is not a child abuse. Hitting a kid on a palm with a stick 7 or 8 times is not a child abuse Hitting a kid wether girl or boy on butt with a stick 10 or 12 times is not a child abuse. All antisocial material never got a...
    tommythemachinegunn tommythemachinegunn
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2012

    God Doesn't Care About Your Religion.

    Who in the acursed fier thought that God would give a shaakted if your muslim, christian, catholic etc... All those groups do is war with eachother and call everyone else infidel. What good does that do?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2009

    Ee'Dplebnista ... The Holy Words

    I fail to understand why someone would prefer to live a life of misery instead of one full of happiness all for the sake of a few passages in a book written by a self serving group of men who were duped by a cleaver man into thinking he was a deity. The man in question was an...
    Feb 1, 2013

    Rules

    There should be rules or your likely to do anything.
    darkangellights darkangellights
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2012

    Why I Turned Irreligious

    I used to be a firm believer in psychics and the afterlife. But I read a book called "War of the Woldviews" by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow. One, a believer in the soul, the other, a proponent of material science. It has shown me why the arguments for the soul do not work...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 19, 2012

    God Doesn't Care About Your Religion.

    Who in the acursed fier thought that God would give a shaakted if your muslim, christian, catholic etc... All those groups do is war with eachother and call everyone else infidel. What good does that do?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 24, 2009

    What If God Was One Of Us

    If God had a name, what would it be And would you call it to his face If you were faced with him in all his glory What would you ask if you had just one question And yeah yeah God is great yeah yeah God is good yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah What if God was one of us Just a slob like...
    railfan4019 railfan4019
    61-65, M
    Jun 4, 2013

    One Of The Worst

    There is a few others too - money, fraud everywhere, matrix "love", almost everything.
    Thought1 Thought1
    22-25
    Oct 13, 2009

    Religion

    I think it's fine to believe in God. Sure, maybe I don't, but it's understandable. What I don't understand is how people make up these different rules and classifications that they have to follow. If there is a God, I'm sure he/she/it doesn't care if you don't eat meat on...
    walkthisway walkthisway
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2009

    I find lately that when a person begins talking

    about their faith... I begin to actively pity and look down on them. Religion is used to control people. Period. That is its sole purpose. People who buy into it are being manipulated.
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 2

    A Love Lost

    My very best EP friend has put an end to our relationship which was more real than anything in realtime. We shared warmth and understanding, comfort and joy.  Our marriages were causes of dispair that we helped pull each other out of.  Now it is over, after just 6 weeks all...
    railfan4019 railfan4019
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

    Vermicide There with them is error We are

    sacrosanct A taunting of ravens to you My swarms have fit the holster My faith burnt every house Like no other manger I am emptier with doubt Bare them Sevens Three to a pall Marks the Venom Lush and terminal When I became your larvae You fed me from your plates Now my slouch...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 15, 2015

    Anti-religion

    I became anti-religion as I grew older and I'm fine with it. Relions what you to submit yourself to them and I think that's always a bad idea, even if your intentions are good. Too much blood has been shed over one relion or another when most relions are basically the same as far...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2010

    Religion Is Many Things

    Religion is a waste of time.  It is just a bunch of tall-tales.  I would have a religion if I actually met gods and had proof that they ever existed.  But, I would have to see it for myself.  Sadly, I never had any reason to believe that religion is...
    BBUDS BBUDS
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 7, 2010

    I Agree But!

    While i agree that religion is man`s worst invention. I have a lot of time for esoteric, and spritual teachings, The sad thing is alot of people group these together. But to get back to religion...It was never, and still is`nt about truth. It is and always has been about control...
    daddy4adaughter daddy4adaughter
    41-45, M
    Feb 9, 2011

    So everyone's entitled to an opinion.

    ..here's mine. Religion was invented as a means to control people. To exert power over a population whilst hiding behind a book and claiming a higher power has willed it. The bible is full of murder, ****** oppression and magic (read miracles) How people can put their entire...
    kingjody87 kingjody87
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2014

    Religion Brainwashes People

    I'm sick and tired of watching people who won't make their own choices because of religion. It's as if acknowledging the existence of a "god" completely robs people of their sense of free will.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2011

    God Would Not Have Made This Mess!!!

    I know that there is a lot of anger on both sides. Non-religious or EX religious (or ex christian in my  case) really have given deep thought (I am making a broad generalization based upon the many number to whom I have spoken personally) to the "WHYs" of their disdain, hatred...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2012

    Religion is very misunderstand.

    Keep the people stupid? Religion is used to control the masses of people. It is not the literal holy books which matter. They shouldn't be taken word for word. ALL religions have a deeper meaning and purpose. For example, Christianity - Golden rule. Jesus says this is the...
    keepitkrill keepitkrill
    18-21, M
    Mar 17, 2014
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