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In your opinion, what are the ways that organized religions are

  1. gmwilliams profile image83
    gmwilliamsposted 3 years ago

    impairments to the growth, progress, and evolution to science, medicine, human growth/improvement, women's growth/improvement, and the general society?

    1. Disappearinghead profile image88
      Disappearingheadposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      In Islamic states and the Southern bible belt of America yes. But not so in the civilised world.

      1. AshtonFirefly profile image83
        AshtonFireflyposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Hmm...I think it's slightly hasty to call all Islamic states and the "Southern Bible Belt of America" uncivilized. Civilization doesn't have anything to do with organized religion.

    2. EncephaloiDead profile image60
      EncephaloiDeadposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Religions invoke their Gods commands and religious beliefs into their decision making process, often causing controversy and conflict with those things.

  2. grand old lady profile image90
    grand old ladyposted 3 years ago

    In countries where there is no separation of religion and state, progress tends to be very slow and primitive. But in countries where there is such a separation, (many would say 'no such thing' but there is, at least the inability of religion to dictate all aspects of law and living in countries that separate church and state), then progress is possible, with the individual guidance on a personal level among people and communities regarding their religion. I think religion has a role to play in society, but it has its place as does government and the two should not mix.