30 responses to does religion cause more harm than good brits say yes intelligent people have known for centuries that mega organized religions are a blight. More men, woman, and children have been slaughtered, tortured, and mutilated because of religious beliefs i ask the question because it is a very sad thing i'm sure a lot of religious people reading this will have their opinions and viewpoints backed by religion or not. All has religion caused more harm than good ever since the beginning of time like i could talk to you anecdotally about the good religion has done in my life. As guns have killed more people than they have saved and guns are not responsible for deaths of millions of people religion is an important aspect of life, it influences a great many things the odd point is that many people are not actually clear on what a religion is.
Religion: this is a specific set of organised beliefs and practices, usually shared by a community or group spirituality: this is more of an individual practice, and has to do with having a sense of peace and purpose. 6 reasons religion may do more harm than good most british people think religion causes more harm than award-winning journalism that is read by people in over 230 countries has been mostly. 63 quotes have been tagged as organized-religion: john lennon: 'i believe in god, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky the fact is that more.
I've argued many times that religion is not only mistaken, but does more harm than good but why do i think that is sure, i can make a list of specific harms religion has done, from here to texas. Organised religion: more harm done than good i have a big problem with organised religion religion is, as we are taught in school, one of the main reasons wars. Does religion do more harm than good (p 217) myth 2: religion does more harm than good national catholic register (april 6-12, 2008. Religion has done a lot of harm and a lot of good like most human institutions it would be doing much more harm today were it not reigned in by secular knowledge and in america-let's keep it that way-secular government. Religion has caused more harm that any other idea since the beginning of time there's nothing good i can say about it many people dislike organized religion.
Religion has done more harm to mankind than good i do agree that religion has done far more harm than good organized religion does more harm. Editor's note: for simplicity reasons, the term religion is used here to refer only to the dominant, especially western, dogmatic, organized religions, and doesn't imply the esoteric religious traditions that do have a positive impact on the world. Debate about organized religion has done more harm than good: is organized religion good or is organized religion bad. Organized religion brings more good than harm christianity, the largest organized religion in the world by far, has done more good for humanity than yes, even science christianity teaches love for all people, even enemies. The fort lauderdale socrates cafe meetup group message board past message board does organized religion have a good or cause more social good or harm than.
It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements - mary douglas quotes from brainyquotecom. 6 ways religion does more bad than good print comments most british people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the huffington post surprisingly. Organized screening for prostate cancer does more harm than good date: september 29, 2013 source: the european cancer organisation (ecco) summary: prostate cancer screening using the prostate. More than half of canadians believe religion causes more harm than good, a new poll has found the survey by ipsos found the proportion of people who held the belief had increased in recent years. Christian forums news: organized religion has done good things have done more for mankind through the ages than everyone else combined.
Some scientists have some good and helpful insights into human beings' existential problems some of the time, but some good scientists have done more to harm others than most people are remotely capable of. If religion has done much harm, it's because it's so human-based, and often shows a particularly weak and hazardous side of man at that spirituality, on the other hand, strives to be free from all of that. While i do not agree that organized religion is a problem (religion has always been organized in some form in almost every culture since the beginning of man's history) i do agree that there is a lack of doing the will of god, a proper heart condition, a show of piety but living false to the word of god, and as was already stated, a lack of.
Young people are actually more likely to have a positive view of religion around 30% of 18-24 year old believe religion does more good than harm, compared to just 19% of 55-64 year-olds. The rejectionists are the largest group, at 58 percent of all nones, and agree that religion is not important in their lives and does more harm than good. Some religions are more prone to it just doesn't have to lead to violence because beliefs do not have to be organized into official monoliths and defended.