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in response to reader comment: what is meant by 'religion'?

Submitted by Mohammed Waza Khiddif id'Ullah (Australia), Oct 8, 2016 at 02:17

".. Like everything other belief system it needs to be judged for what it says..."

Because objectivity is impossible, this is sort of like saying "... Like everything other belief system it needs to be put through the filter of someone else's belief system.".

"...What is or is not a religion?.."
This is question of semantics. Much like asking "who or what are you?"

For etymology and definition - this is a good article:

http://www.academia.edu/4447360/Many_say_the_etymology_of_religion_lies_with_the_Latin_word_religare

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