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which one is NOT a religion

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Submitted by Dr. Duncan (United States), Feb 7, 2008 at 23:35

I submit to humanity that the definition of religion is:

a faith; a belief system that asserts a higher power. That may or may not choose to convert others.

That force to convert, and/or force or threat to hold qualifies not for religion but ideology. Thus as a result of this factual, objective definition, Mohammedanism/Islam is not a religion, never has been, never will be. It is merely another tyrranical ideology, that utilizes force, death and threat to convert and hold captive its adherents.

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