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Religions all need to be held accountable

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Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Sep 5, 2011 at 20:33

I have heard some stupid arguments in my time but yours rates as number 1 by far.

Abraham didn't kill his son, he was prepared to, but God was testing him, God did not have Abraham commit an immoral act.

There is no comparison to what actually happened where Mohammed supposedly was told to marry and have sex with a little girl, which is an immoral act.

Your flight of fantasy as to Mohammed's thoughts before he committed his immoral act is a joke. Why would God want to abuse a child. If it was so acceptable, why was it up to the girls father ask him to wait 3 years before consummating the marriage?

If a Religion asks its followers to commit an immoral act, by holding out a immoral act as an example of how to behave, then that is a fault of the religion.

If a Religion endorsed a behaviour that is immoral and illegal in most countries, then the followers of that religion are to fault for not using what God gave them, and acting like sheep instead of thinking and caring humans.

Religions all need to be held accountable for what they hold out to be moral. But the followers need to be held accountable for the crime they commit in the secular world, and not use their religious beliefs as an excuse.

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