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What would the world be like without religion
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What would the world be like without religion

I think it would be the same since I believe in evolution and we all have behavioral instincts with or without the presence of any belief system. Just like animals. We just wouldn't have anything to blame it on.





02-26-2017 08:07 PM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

Imagine........nothing to kill or die for. But, also no source of comfort for those who rely on religious belief to guide them morally.

I don't know if the world would be the same, or better, or worse without religion. I could sure live without it in my world, but there's a lot of good and bad associated with most organized religions, in my opinion.

I would miss the televangelists in a religious-free world though; they're some of the most unintentionally hilarious viewing around.








02-26-2017 08:23 PM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

(02-26-2017 08:07 PM)sally Wrote:  I think it would be the same since I believe in evolution and we all have behavioral instincts with or without the presence of any belief system. Just like animals. We just wouldn't have anything to blame it on.

If you hear thunder and see lightening, better duck! hah


Religion is lake a crutch to many, it gives them strength when all else fails!






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02-26-2017 08:24 PM
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(02-26-2017 08:24 PM)Carsman Wrote:  Religion is lake a crutch to many, it gives them strength when all else fails!

Yeah, like fake news.





02-26-2017 08:50 PM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

I just bet that quite a few crimes have been re thought when the perp realizes that they are being watched by God. Maybe not so much today but in the past it has stopped quite a few. Then I'm sure that crusades thing can be debated but morality kinda needs a base and that's been lost recently with plenty of un-believers. The belief of being held accountable in the end is lost on the ones that have nothing left to lose. A matter of survival kicks in and selfish needs become the vital factor in daily living. I believe the loss of a belief in a higher power will be the end of civilization. Morality is not an inert ability but a learned experience.






02-26-2017 09:19 PM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

Humans don't need religion to know what is right.





02-26-2017 10:06 PM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

It was a useful form of social control waaaay back but its an out of date system now. I'm religious though.






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02-27-2017 01:17 AM
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And teh ceiling cat sayus unto youz..........go 4th and make de cheezburgerz .....seriusly an bringeth backs buns.

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02-27-2017 09:22 AM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

(02-26-2017 10:06 PM)BigMark Wrote:  Humans don't need religion to know what is right.

They need religion so they don't fear death. Without religion telling us that there is an afterlife(Heaven/Hell), we'd all be scared to death of death.






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02-27-2017 07:21 PM
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(02-27-2017 07:21 PM)Clang McFly Wrote:  Without religion telling us that there is an afterlife(Heaven/Hell), we'd all be scared to death of death.


I'm already scared to death of death. This hasn't happened in quite awhile *knocks wood* but I used to be just drifting off to sleep and my brain would scream, YOU'RE GOING TO DIE ONE DAY. Every. Fucking. Night.






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RE: What would the world be like without religion

I don't believe in heaven and hell and doubt there is any afterlife. But, I'm not at all afraid of death and don't commit crimes or intentionally hurt people.

Some people need/embrace religion for their own reasons, a lot of us don't. Abstaining from religion doesn't make one fearful or immoral.





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I don't believe in Hell, I like to believe in Heaven and I think Purgatory is full of cowboys.






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02-28-2017 05:58 AM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

It's too bad you can't find ahead of time if there is a heaven or hell, until you finally get there! (or not) hah






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02-28-2017 07:57 AM
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RE: What would the world be like without religion

(02-28-2017 07:57 AM)Carsman Wrote:  It's too bad you can't find ahead of time if there is a heaven or hell, until you finally get there! (or not) hah

I think it's planned that way.

If we all knew the answers ahead of time it would change how we live. Not for all, but for a good percentage.





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