Why Religion Good Society
Religion and faith I believe can be very good for society, yet the right mindset or motive is need for such. The wish to improve oneself, to become better and live a moral life, as well as doing service to your fellow man are a few such reasons.
Religion can offer answers not readily answered by other means, counting science, such as the questions of who we are, why we are here, what is our purpose or place, and do where we come from or where will we go when we die.
The problem is at time knowing which religion is true, discerning which are good from and benefical from those which are bad and harmful.
We live in a cynical world, were we are often thought not to believe in anything we cannot see with our own eyes or 'test' in a way that can be understood by others. Religion can offer hope, goodwill, and positivety into the lives of many. It can lead to a better way of life and joy in ways other things cannot offer.
For me, religion is very good... Yet I understand many have not shared the same experience as I have. Religion being a terrible thing that has brought only suffering and pain, and my heart goes out to these people. You are not ignored or pushed aside.
Do not come away believing all religion is bad, because it is not. There are numerous examples of how it can and has been good in the lives of many.
Edited: Thomaslee on 21st Dec, 2015 - 1:46am