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How important is it to compare different religions?
Why people have still not learnt the principle of co-existance and they keep claiming that theirs' is the fastest growing religion?

Asked by Suman Singh, 16 Jul '08 11:23 pm
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This question has 3 part : - I shall try to answer part by part...

1st part :- Comparison between religion was never there in the past. It has come for last 40-50 years with a motive to convert people from one religion to another. All these bad practices degrade the essence & value of religion. As we see in this forum also... all those who has a inferior complexity to be with their opted religion are coming up with those religious comparison and trying to prove for the same. Here they forget one thing that......RELIGION WAS & IS NEVER BAD, ONLY RELIGION FOLLOWERS ARE MAKING DIFFERENT MEANING OF ITS PRINCIPLES FOR THEIR SELFISH MOTIVE & FOR THEIR OWN INTEREST. SO RELIGION FOLLOWERS ARE BAD.....WHO COMPARE RELIGIONS.

2nd Part :- To learn the principles of co-existance, one religion follower has to have faith on God,...... find time & patience to read and understand their own religion. And then go thru other religious principles with a respect........but in most case ...more
Answered by saumen ganguli, 17 Jul '08 01:03 am

 
  
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There is no comparison in between Religions

all Religions preach one and the same thing

only difference is the Holy book from which they read but at the end the message from everybook is the same

Some ppl think that they know everything abt religion and treat themselves as most knowledgable and Preach all negatives abt Religion

this is absolutely wrong and creates a feeling of inconsistency in society
Answered by Rabindranath Sahu, 16 Jul '08 11:25 pm

 
  
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It is completely useless thing to compare. What should be the focus, "God" or number of people in xyz faith?

Anybody who understands meaning of his religion will never get into it. Number game is politcs not submission to God.

Only an unsure person is interested in crowd to convince himself that he is on right path.

An enlightned person would not care even if whole world does not agree to him. Truth does not starve for numbers.

JAI SIARAM.
Answered by JAI SIARAM, 16 Jul '08 11:52 pm

 
  
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Religion itself is a difficult subject. Comparitive religion is an impossible subject. There are so many religions and sub religions. You have many modern religions. So it's not all improtant as religions have come very late in human evolution.
Answered by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 16 Jul '08 11:30 pm

 
  
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Why compare when tis better to live and let live?
Answered by Saj Sierra, 16 Jul '08 11:26 pm

 
  
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Comparing religions is a useless jobs , and often is done by politically motivated or ignorant people. Every religion has been developed as per its own pattern. they are different just because there are many ways to reach the god.
Even an attempt to mix them is an act which must be stopped because religion consists of many sophisticated processes which can not be understand by anyone. mixing up them or trying to find a common way is not useful.
Answered by brajesh dubey, 16 Jul '08 11:34 pm

 
  
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Indian religion has always felt that since the minds, the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of men are unlimited in their variety, a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite.
Answered by himanshu sharma, 16 Jul '08 11:30 pm

 
  
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Religion is an ancient, widespread, and persistent aspect of human culture. so each one has his own belief and have strong view points. comparison can be done when the learned men gather especially for this purpose and do the comparisons/debate in a humane manner
i think this place is not the rigght one as we are not learned.
about the so called growing numbers , fastest growing religion, it is based on facts and figures.
Author Samuel Huntington predicts that "Muslims in the world will continue to increase dramatically, amounting to 20 percent of the world's population about the turn of the [21st] century, surpassing the number of Christians some years later..."
Barrett & Johnson's estimated in an article in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research that the number of Muslims would grow from 1.22 billion in the year 2000 to 1.89 billion by 2025.
Futurist John Gary stated in 1997 that Islam is the fastest-growing of the major world religions.
Author Sa ...more
Answered by always fresh, 19 Jul '08 06:02 pm

 
  
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Madam : I think we must learn at least basic aspect of each religion so that we know their belief system and learn to respect each other - There is no harm in trying to konw basics of each religion and I think basic of each religion is same about oneness of God - There is always good to quote to quote and get commanilities between religion to reduce the gap and this going to bring harmony and closeness
further people revert to this faith or that faith and it's truth -- but here I had observed some groups of people tried to falsify and Tell open lie about one faith to promote themselves and then those things strted getting quoted to open their faults - They levelled allegations and had to be refuted -
Basically Religion is choice of people and not about force by any means
thanks
Answered by misconception, 17 Jul '08 02:19 am

 
  
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MATERIAL DESIRE and survival of the fittest
Answered by Narayana Raja, 17 Jul '08 04:14 am

 
  
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