islam is not a religion

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Comment by Marianne on March 16, 2015 at 10:01am

How is Islam not a religion?

Comment by Muhammad ali on March 16, 2015 at 11:28am

you can read reasons given in picture

Comment by Erock68la on March 18, 2015 at 9:16am

Can you give some examples of religions that don't glorify death?

Comment by Erock68la on March 18, 2015 at 9:19am

Who was it who said the only difference between a religion and a cult is about a hundred years?

Comment by Mai on March 19, 2015 at 9:09am

To me all religions ARE cults! 

A religion is an old cult. A cult is a new religious movement.

Comment by Mai on March 19, 2015 at 9:12am

They ALL glorify death.

Comment by Marianne on March 20, 2015 at 3:28pm

Regardless of Islam being a cult that glorifies death or not, it's still a religion.

Comment by _Robert_ on March 20, 2015 at 4:21pm

"Religion" Origin

Middle English (originally in the sense 'life under monastic vows'): from Old French, or from Latin religio(n-) 'obligation, bond, reverence', perhaps based on Latin religare 'to bind'.

Comment by Strega on March 20, 2015 at 4:28pm
@Erock68la. An example of religion that doesn't glorify death might be Jainism.
Comment by Erock68la on March 20, 2015 at 6:36pm

Thanks Strega.  How do they feel about reincarnation?  I guess I would argue that reincarnation kinda glorifies death.  And is it true that Jain women must be reincarnated as men before they can obtain liberation?  Hardly seems fair. 

I do like their idea of non-violence toward any living thing.  But I do love a good cheeseburger so I guess that leaves me out.

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