It is really about fighting over an interpretation of a piece of fiction
nope, it is human nature to kill others though, and they usually use religion for a reason. Like the Israeli and Gaza thing happening today
Without Christianity there is no salvation for mankind. If the truth were known, rarely is religion the cause of violence. It's evil men using religious titles and this includes violent Muslims using there religion as a cover and an enticement for recruiting.
Nothing is worth bloodshed.
yea i know! but does there really need to shed blood?
no, but i guess 200 virgins are.
Absolutely not. Killing anyone to "prove" a point only proves physical strength, not spiritual strength.
It's still by the hands of the person. What I'm saying is bloodshed is a physical affect. It does not alter another's faith, nor does it prove theirs as "right" or "better".
I believe that religion should be about giving life, not taking it.
Okay, then at least let me rephrase it as strength in arms, rather than physical strength. Which I still believe should not be linked with one's faith.
In my opinion, they should not be associated, yet people who kill believe they are powerful in doing so.
Exactly. And it shouldn't. Taking life isn't godly... giving it is.
Oh I'm sorry, I didn't see your other reply :)
It's a beautiful poem. Very well-versed. You've got a gift.
There you go :)
Haha it's okay, it's not offensive :) I've thought about actually using a picture of myself but I'm not sure.
Anyway, we were talking about people making smart decisions. Sadly, everyone is flawed. Often the choices an individual makes may seem smart to them, yet seem like very poor decisions by most people. Which opens up a new can of worms: What is tight and what is wrong?
That, ironically, is a question that many religions try to answer.
This is true! I think people don't even try to look at the bigger picture and focus on themselves in the moment, and refuse to be open minded about anything.
It really does, but that's how the world is so I guess the best thing to do is just try to be a good influence.
That is kinda funny, haha. My brother was a video game addict for a while but finally realized there's more important things to life.
Nope... but since there is no god and I'm pretty sure the vast majority of people know this..............it's a good cover for other reasons to have bloodshed.
Oh yeah... I forgot there's about 500 different gods. I suppose that makes sense if you add them to the calculations. Even the so called followers know it's a crock of ****... most get baptized and do all that stuff out of tradition only now. NOT OUT OF ANY REAL BELIEF IN AN INVISIBLE MAN IN THE SKY WHO WANTS YOUR MONEY.
Absolutely. No religion is worth any violence, no matter how much you believe.