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You can not compare philosophy to tribal laws

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Submitted by sincereefforts (www.faithfreedom.org) (United States), Jul 25, 2007 at 15:06

Hinduism is what preached philosophy as a religion (they are the first philosophers as Voltaire said) and Islam is what made tribal laws into religion.

How can you compare the two. As ideologies they are too different, as people nobody is too different from other.

The Upanishads of Hinduism are the foundation on which much of the German idealism was built. Philosopher like Schopenhauer, Voltaire, Max Muller and lot many others learnt much from those ancient (800 BC 2800 year old) Updanishads.

Hinduiism has contributed lot in philosophy, thoughts and otherwise. It is least rigid religion, which work more like a framework of excellent ideas where your religion is limited by your own intellect and awareness, and nothing else.

Those ancient hindu priests delevoped the art and science of Yoga and meditation and they contributed a lot to maths and science of ancient time (before 1 AD). They are the people who invented zero and they are the people who told first that earth revolves around sun.

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