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Yes, there's a religion that asks us to kill

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Submitted by Kepha Hor (United States), May 19, 2012 at 21:18

You ask if there's a religion that asks us to kill in the name of its god. There is one, and it's called Marxism-Leninism.

More people were killed and suffered for the wrong interpretation of Karl Marx than over theological disputes in Christendom during all the time between 310 A.D., when Constantine became a Christian, down to 1804 A.D., when Napoleon shut down the Spanish Inquisition.

The most effective devotee of the cults of the gods Historical Necessity and Dialectical Materialism--and, for a whle, their infallible high priest--famously said you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs; and Josef Stalin went on to crack eggs in the tens of millions.

Further, the world isn't bothered a bit that Ernesto Guevara Serna y Lynch used to love the executions he ordered in Cuba when they put his Neanderthaloid [forgive me, any Geico cavemen out there; for you're all really a lot more handsome] face on handbags and women's underwear. So, I think there's a very violent religion out there to which many respectable people adhere in one way or the other.


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