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Which Religion/Belief System is the Most Violent?

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Which Religion/Belief System is the Most Violent?

     In the modern world which religion or belief system is the most violent?

all the Abrahamic based ones Judaism, Christianity, Islam
       40% from 118 votes  
Atheism
       2% from 5 votes  
Buddhism
       0% from 0 votes

Christianity
       23% from 67 votes  
Hinduism
       0% from 0 votes

Islam
       14% from 42 votes  
Jainism
       0% from 0 votes

Judaism
       9% from 27 votes  
all religions
       12% from 36 votes  

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The Abrahamic based religions, though they did bri... by Debbie Scally on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 11:16:39 AM
No. They didn't. Greeks and Romans were writing an... by Starla Immak on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 2:48:51 PM
Yeah, the printing press wasn't even invented ... by UncleSim on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 12:12:13 PM
The belief that the Mayans or Aztecs sacrificed pe... by arlen custer on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 1:44:52 PM
Has been done at least as much by States as by Rel... by UncleSim on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 4:29:15 PM
Religion and government have been working hand in ... by arlen custer on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 9:12:56 AM
Maybe the founders had something when they wrote a... by UncleSim on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 12:06:05 PM
It looks to me like its the other way around. With... by arlen custer on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 4:31:17 PM
So, you think Stalin was doing a good thing when h... by UncleSim on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:42:32 PM
Books have been reproduced long before 1540, it wa... by Janiece Senn on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 4:40:44 PM
OK, so what Christians burned books, especially wh... by UncleSim on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 7:01:48 PM
before Gutenberg.... by Stanimal on Sunday, Jun 7, 2009 at 1:33:49 PM
from Religion all together even though their hasn&... by shadow dancer on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 11:32:08 AM
However as a caveat, that religion could also faci... by nightgaunt on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 12:09:57 PM
Do you notice that the Vatican has no weapons to p... by UncleSim on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 12:21:51 PM
All creatures have characteristics that are bad an... by arlen custer on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 9:23:47 AM
The ---"Do Not Disturb My Current Paradigm&qu... by Brad Evans on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 12:10:41 PM
Humans were the worst thing that ever happened to ... by John Mowatt on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 1:22:59 PM
who lived in caves who didn't even know what viole... by Starla Immak on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 2:54:09 PM
"...we disavow praise; so as to be praised again..... by christopher diamant on Monday, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:43:41 AM
and it was a hoax perpetrated by some villagers wi... by reasonableperson on Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009 at 6:47:40 PM
If the Catholic Church, ALONE, sold 1 percent of t... by weslen1 on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 3:19:32 PM
and the most intolerant is the one that teaches&nb... by abe ramsay on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 5:28:54 PM
There is no "one" religion that is "... by Jennifer Hathaway on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 5:51:22 PM
anything more than propaganda. No Jewish faction ... by Janiece Senn on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 12:03:57 PM
At this moment, 28 (23%) of 123 votes say Christia... by Dave Hunter on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 9:56:04 PM
Christianity only gives passing lip service to pea... by arlen custer on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 9:42:44 AM
So what you're saying is, Christianity is violent,... by UncleSim on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:06:01 PM
and I'm sure from many of those places great, lovi... by Janiece Senn on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 12:19:08 PM
For you to bloviate what Christianity says, it wha... by Stanimal on Sunday, Jun 7, 2009 at 1:39:26 PM
How a religion is practiced is based on a regional... by Dave Kisor on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 11:54:17 PM
I'm ashamed to say which way I voted--it would onl... by Oh on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 12:42:22 AM
Faith is belief in God.Religion is belief about Go... by Kimmo Salonen on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 11:17:15 AM
...that poster is a priceless illustration, thanks... by Jennifer Hathaway on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 2:30:44 PM
The US media tries to make Islam appear to be more... by Nfamous on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:12:17 PM
I think the most violent belief system is Statism,... by UncleSim on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 12:02:55 PM
UncleSim ,you are what we call a religious nut.Fir... by liberalsrock on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 9:37:05 AM
Amazing, then, isn't it? That in Atheist Soviet U... by UncleSim on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 12:18:44 PM
I just realized, you think its easier to change yo... by UncleSim on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 12:24:02 PM
Nothing fails like prayer.... by shirley reese on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 8:08:59 PM
Prayer is supposed to help the one praying to adju... by UncleSim on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 12:37:51 PM
Prayer is a cop out! Just a way of removing us fro... by arlen custer on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 4:43:55 PM
Care to argue with me, since you're posting a ... by UncleSim on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:29:25 PM
".....the tears we shed for others are diamon... by christopher diamant on Monday, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:35:37 AM
that even a question about religion can cause peop... by Ginger McClemons on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 9:03:09 PM
The trouble with faith and believing in god is tha... by arlen custer on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 8:51:42 AM
Everything you just said about religion is even mo... by UncleSim on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:18:28 PM
Faith in ourselves and nothing else.... by arlen custer on Monday, Jun 1, 2009 at 8:35:06 AM
I voted with the vast mostly - 43% saying Christia... by GL Rowsey on Monday, Jun 8, 2009 at 1:06:46 AM
Dear Starla;          Please remember tha... by christopher diamant on Monday, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:22:41 AM
From all your posts, it would become apparent to m... by Dan Bryan on Thursday, Jun 11, 2009 at 9:22:10 PM
But it seems to be that the most violence has... by GL Rowsey on Friday, Jun 26, 2009 at 7:33:27 AM

 
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