Religion Quotes and Sayings - Page 7
Any idealism taken to extremes be it faith, politics or race will always end in bloodshed. Religion has both good and bad points, many of the most inspiring structures in the world owe there existence to religion, the sound of choirs raising there voice to sing give great joy to those who listen. Religion offers solace and support to many in need in need, most of the philosophy on how we should live our lives held within the texts hold true today. The sight of people praying is very calming even if as I do you not believe in any organized faith.
However to believe that religion is the only way one can live a good life is misguided. And the only difference between someone who follows any of the Abrahamic based faiths and a true atheist is one god for those who believe reject all others from Belobog to Zeus and therefore teach us to be intolerant of anyone who does not believe or disbelieve the same as us.
Until we can learn to accept that although we are different in many ways, we are all fundamentally the same. And that shoving your views be they athiest or religous down others throats in the false belief that you are right, as who truly knows? Only causes greater misunderstanding and resentment then we have no hope of tolerance or peace within the world.
Every religion is founded on peace and love…:)
Religious faith is merely the surrender of reason, nothing more.
Imagine the world as one country with one policy and one president. It would be like having one religion. How peaceful would that be.
Right DB. Just be Good. Cos if you are, I don’t care whether your God is…well…Jim Morrison!!!!!
Religion is used by people as an excuse to screw other people over. I will never trust a person who has religion because they will be the fist ones to screw you.
A man of one religion is a boy, a man who believes many religions is a peace seeking man.
Religion means to believe in super power of this universe.
What spread Love That’s Religion – Pramukh Swami maharaj
A wise man once said to me
“My dear child, its religion. Its doesn’t have to make sense.”
Dust to dust, ashes to ashes. Is that all?
- Dejan Stojanovic
“Those who oppose religion for any reason are quick to blame religion for every war they can, but they refuse to notice the good that religious people have done and the billions of dollars that are quietly given every year by religious people to religious organizations and used to improve communities, minister to the hurting, the sick and the needy of all sorts.
Every coin has two sides.”
I guess I missed the special occasion(s) when religious leader(s) openly admitted to have been wrong in the past or at least been partially responsible due their support of political leaders (who started wars) by blessing weapons and troops or preaching inactivity.
Those Millions of peace loving believers worldwide did never stand up in numbers huge enough to initiate change which is very sad. Especially the religious leaders have often close relations to political leaders (who started wars) ignored to help the people in need by using their contacts to influence.
How much effort from atheists and scientists was needed to promote a change of policy in the use of condoms to prevent spread of HIV and AIDS?
How many lives could have been saved by stopping infections?
The good some believers do is noticed by atheists, but it is also obvious that many problems wouldn’t need to be solved had they been prevented.
An example of religious texts written on be half of a God are for instance the bible and the Catechisms of the Catholic Church which are supposed to guide the believers. Unfortunately, they are written by errant men as demonstrated on many occasions in history (see example above).
So people can easily realize that the flow of information from God has been compromised on those occasions – although one could expect the all- knowing God to foresee such problems and intervene quickly, to help his beloved creation (people), right?
No, he didn’t lift a finger in the last 2000 years, so why start now, right?