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People turn to all kind of "supreme being"s when they are scared and insecure, but...

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Submitted by Happy Leo (United States), Jan 16, 2008 at 22:28

I see no difference between the story of Moises getting his commandments and the "promised land" from God, Jesus being resurrected, Muslim receiving inspiration from God, or John Smith getting his golden rules from God. Who invented the whole thing from the beginning? Why should I believe one part of the story and not the other one? Why is one book better than another? Why being a Christian is better then being a Jew or a Muslim and viceversa?

The real reason for this fighting is money and power! That is why people commit crimes. None of these religions make a person a better person: The Church protected for years Catholic priests who were abusing children, while some Rabbis put contracts on their own wifes, and I am not even going to talk about Mullas, who are bringing medieval practices back to the modern world... But what if the Real Evil (whatever tag you want to put on it, such as Satan) is really behind all this religious warmongering? After all who else could be interested in promoting this war of mutual extermination? And all this because somebody prommissed in some book that maybe the humans will live better after death? Wow! That is some good marketing technique!

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