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Religious Devotion Detrimental To Terrorism

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Religious Devotion Detrimental To Terrorism. Scientist on Agnostic Ex Muslim`s Show says Religiosity opposed to terrorism. Which way do we point the flamethrower?
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outdoorMINER
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 939 Posts
Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:51:01 AM
What do you know, another flame war...

snukatoof
Male, 18-29, Western US
 58 Posts
Saturday, October 2, 2010 2:59:38 PM
Crack babies...

CodeJockey
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 5089 Posts
Saturday, October 2, 2010 9:27:57 AM
Crak, you missed what I was saying and still associate it with the religion.

From a different perspective, the religious leaders teach exactly as you just said. This builds in a person >>>a strong conviction against suicide.<<<

Indoctrination into the ass-hole group builds on those teachings but,
plays on the person's already low self-value making them feel that:
1)Their low mood, resultant of [a low quality of life/a sense of extreme loss,] is divine punishment for some specific misdeed.
2)The ass-hole group is better than them because it is devoted to a divine cause.
3)Free will is the enemy of the divine cause.
4)They can earn an extreme reversal of fortune by complete devotion to the group ass-holes.

The set has shi# to do with the actual religions.
Islam, Judaism and Christianity, each tell a person "Beware of false profits," specifically warning members against this set.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 16961 Posts
Saturday, October 2, 2010 8:34:43 AM
CodeJockey: Most Christians believe that all you need to do to get into heaven is confess your sins, Ask for forgiveness, and believe in Jesus Christ. You don't have to `earn` salvation by doing `good deeds`, But most Christians do feel the need too.

Please refrain from lumping all religions together and then making summary judgments of them as a group.

CodeJockey
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 5089 Posts
Saturday, October 2, 2010 2:37:47 AM
Cont

5) Indoctrination is centered on the idea that ALL PEOPLE ARE UNWORTHY OF PARADISE and must find a way to earn it.

This puts people in a state of mind to look for an opportunity to 4, especially when they have been broken down by their own actions (2) and/or have had and lost love/close family.

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