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    (Original post by Kevin J)
    Muslim.
    You mean Islam. (sorry)
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    (Original post by artemisa)
    Who are you to say that is the way it is meant to interpreted? Did you have a quick chat with the scholars who wrote it?
    You could say the same about any religious writing. It is fairly obvious what I meant, i.e. that the minority of people who twist the Qu'ran to fit their own agendas =/= the religion as a whole, and the same goes for Christianity.
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    I don't really understand why people are saying the only religion they do like is Buddhism because of it's peace loving ways. Buddhists have acted as a group and been violent on quite a few occasions. Surely if it's just the message, then Christianities message of peace and love your neighbor should make you not take a negative view of that either? No matter how perverted some of its followever have made it?
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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    You could say the same about any religious writing. It is fairly obvious what I meant, i.e. that the minority of people who twist the Qu'ran to fit their own agendas =/= the religion as a whole, and the same goes for Christianity.
    That may be so, but it is idiotic to say that there are absolutely no hatred-inciting statements within the Qur'an, as you implied.
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    (Original post by artemisa)
    That may be so, but it is idiotic to say that there are absolutely no hatred-inciting statements within the Qur'an, as you implied.
    Because there aren't in the Bible? Going by that logic, Christianity should be just as "feared".

    Perhaps I should clarify: a reasonable, average modern day person reading the Qu'ran (or their religion's equivalent) would presumably read it and be sensible enough to discount any of its questionable messages as outdated and impractical in today's society. People have done that with the Bible, haven't they? That's why it isn't illegal to be a homosexual in Britain, that's why you don't get hung, drawn and quartered for having an affair. Maybe it's time some people credited "Muslims" with that same ability to discern right from wrong.
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    (Original post by Tinkerbee)
    :yep: The religion is rather cool... but ruined over here by people who've never even been inside a temple and know bugger all, yet claim to follow the religion.

    I think really, all religions are fine, its just the followers of religions that are bad/weird ect :cool:
    No different to 'Buddhists' in a Buddihst country. I imagine its quite similar to 'Christians' in Britain.
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    In the Name of Allah the merciful i begin my talk.....I have a negative view of all religons but Islam... to those who believe there is no Mighty God well i'm srry but you people are freaks, so ur saying that if i killed people, stole and bribed im equivelent to a nice person thats kind generous and does good deeeds, and ur saying theres no God to judge me for what i ve done.. :confused: hmm u should think again .... the Holy Quran has many evidences that it is the Book From God, and it has been checked by billions of critics and yet none succeed to state one mistake in it (if u d like to have a try then be my guest)... Thank you Allah for the bless of Islam and may Allah guide us to the straight path amen.
    http://www.55a.net/firas/english/ this is a site for miracles of Quran
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    (Original post by Spiderwoman)
    In the Name of Allah the merciful i begin my talk.....I have a negative view of all religons but Islam... to those who believe there is no Mighty God well i'm srry but you people are freaks, so ur saying that if i killed people, stole and bribed im equivelent to a nice person thats kind generous and does good deeeds, and ur saying theres no God to judge me for what i ve done.. :confused: hmm u should think again .... the Holy Quran has many evidences that it is the Book From God, and it has been checked by billions of critics and yet none succeed to state one mistake in it (if u d like to have a try then be my guest)... Thank you Allah for the bless of Islam and may Allah guide us to the straight path amen.
    http://www.55a.net/firas/english/ this is a site for miracles of Quran
    And this is some of the arrogence to why people have a negative view of Islam.
    Some people are saying Buddhism is the exception, whereas I don't see anything about it which stands out apart from they have no single creator.
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    I don't have a negative view of any religion however, I do have a negative view of certain people because of what they believe. Extremists for example. Also I strongly disagree with the beliefs and values of some religions (Christianity and Islam mainly) however I don't take a negative view of them. If there's Christians who are hard-working, honest and charitable then fair enough. I'm just pissed off at the hypocritical extremists who bomb abortion clinics.

    That being said why do so many people have a negative view of Scientology, As long as they don't hurt me, others, themselves and are happy with Scientology what's so bad about that?
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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    Well that's maybe because Scientology, for example, is a "religion" based on money, power and influence whereas Islam - in the way that it is meant to be interpreted - is no more hatred-inciting that my next door neighbour's cat.
    I didn't say anything but that I have a negative view of it. Mainly because of all these extremists. I am not saying that all Muslims are suicide bombers, I just don't really like the religion for the fact that there are even some suicide bombers who are being so easily indoctrinated from a book written thousands of years ago.
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    (Original post by Kevin J)
    Muslim.
    You cockface, Muslim is not a religion.
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    (Original post by kai4321)
    I didn't say anything but that I have a negative view of it. Mainly because of all these extremists. I am not saying that all Muslims are suicide bombers, I just don't really like the religion for the fact that there are even some suicide bombers who are being so easily indoctrinated from a book written thousands of years ago.
    I don't get this though, it's as if you're suggesting that religious extremism began and will end with the Islamic faith. What about all the atrocities that have been committed in the name of Christianity?

    I'm not saying that you're wrong, but if we're going by who's done the nastiest things to people, I don't think it's fair to only have Islam on the list. But hey, this is why I don't like religion :yep:
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    All of them.
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    Mormonism & Scientology
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    (Original post by CasinoBrawl)
    I don't get this though, it's as if you're suggesting that religious extremism began and will end with the Islamic faith. What about all the atrocities that have been committed in the name of Christianity?

    I'm not saying that you're wrong, but if we're going by who's done the nastiest things to people, I don't think it's fair to only have Islam on the list. But hey, this is why I don't like religion :yep:
    Oh sure, I don't like religion as a whole too. I understand that many have died in the name of Christianity but if we're talking about nowadays then I'm gonna have to talk about more current affairs. I don't see many Christian suicide bombers blowing themselves up in markets, do you?
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    Quite a few disturb me. The only one I truly don't understand though is Catholicism.
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    I'm quite indifferent to practically all.
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    Jehovah Witnesses, Mormonism and Scientology. (Cults, really.)
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    (Original post by kai4321)
    Oh sure, I don't like religion as a whole too. I understand that many have died in the name of Christianity but if we're talking about nowadays then I'm gonna have to talk about more current affairs. I don't see many Christian suicide bombers blowing themselves up in markets, do you?
    No, but then again, remember Northern Ireland? Obviously there were strong political elements involved but fundamentally, the troubles started off as Christians fighting other Christians. I seem to remember the IRA setting off a lot of bombs in public places, up until very recently. What's your point?

    You kind of seem to be looking at events triggered by Muslim extremists who are very much in the minority and then making that giant leap to include every single Muslim out there in your assumptions. A rather silly thing to do when we're talking about one of the world's two biggest religions, but that's just my opinion. The point here is that there are nutters out there. There always have been, and there always will be. Whether that's Evangelical Christians boycotting abortion clinics in the States or people blowing up a bus in the outskirts of Baghdad, the point is that if they weren't doing it for "their religion", they'd probably be doing it for another reason. It's really no excuse for tarring an entire slice of the world's population with the same brush.
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    All except buddism.

    I really don't like Roman Catholicism (condom issue mainly, hypocrisy of Jesus giving everything away whilst the pope sits on a golden throne), Jehovah Witnesses (very strong feelings towards their attitudes regarding blood transfusions), Islam (medieval religions that stay in churches are fine, Islam permeates society too much however) and Scientology (explanation really needed?).
 
 
 
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