Discussion in 'Religion and Spirituality' started by OddTrader, Mar 21, 2017.
Yup, just take it away and then you have to buy a gun to protect yourself. I think that says it all.
Not religious myself, but possibly the development and sharing of religious beliefs has greatly aided trade and communications between many separate peoples. But you'd have to go back to the Neolithic and Bronze ages in Europe and the Middle East for the benefits. Once organised religion arrived it has been all downhill.
At last The Pope has spoken out against nuclear wars.
He should have given contraception a positive mention too.
Go bck to the Neolithic and never return,please.
Religion Needs a Savior
Most people think religion is the root of the world’s problems, according to a recent international study.
By Deidre McPhillips, Data Editor | Jan. 23, 2018
" He points to psychology’s Big Five theory in which openness to experience is one of five key personality traits that is influenced by genetics and shaped by experiences. " https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Five_personality_traits
It has suited monarchs, dictators and politicians of all types to emphasise religious differences. Much easier than having to use persuasive reasoning. Much less risky than exercising autocratic power.
Looks like its still working.
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