Evidence does not support man-made religon and it is bad for society

August 5, 2019, 8:15 pm

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The debate "Evidence does not support man-made religon and it is bad for society" was started by mtbtheboss on August 5, 2019, 8:15 pm. 8 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 2 people are on the disagree side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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mtbtheboss, codyray16, emzy101, Lind and 4 visitors agree.
itzmeboi and 1 visitor disagree.

How many lives are lost due to fighting in general? It's disingenuous to blame only religion for religious wars. Even if politics was never a factor, is the death toll from religious wars statistically significant when compared to non-religious wars? Non-religious wars have killed far more people. The wars of the last century and a half have been non-religious and killed more people than lived during the times of religious warfare. Politics clearly kills more people than religion and I believe it's the real underlying pressure that used religious differences to inspire political expansion and wealth theft.

Also, why would you use an outdated example of why religion is bad? Religious warfare is not responsible for modern wars. Is it because asserting religion was purely responsible for deaths that happened a long time ago is unfalsifiable?

1 year, 1 month ago
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it historically is certainly shifted towards the evil side. how many lives have been lost due to religon?

1 year, 1 month ago

Everything contains good and bad. If we don't like something we tend to give the bad more weight. I think the unbiased balance of good and bad for religion is still on the positive side, but making an objective analysis of that is impossible because how do you quantify it?

1 year, 1 month ago
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