It is a true statement that
Religion people can pervert and ignore the UMC any moral framework.
(Fixed it for you...)
The basis of your position seems to me to be that religion in general does more harm than good. I would argue the opposite to be true, within certain bounds. Those bounds being Christianity and Judaism, with some nods towards Buddhism and Hinduism.
Outside the frameworks provided in these religions, men are found wandering into viciousness far more often than within.
While your good doctor's intentions are noble, the concept of expecting everyone to follow his lead instead of a Higher Power is funny.
posted on 11/24/2009 11:43:09 AM PST
If we where to pick a religion to get our morals from, I wouldn't pick one that endorses the whole sale slaughter of nations including non-combatants, women and children.
Why not pick Jainism? It prescribes non-violence in all forms.
posted on 11/24/2009 11:55:26 AM PST
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