Why does religion limit human freedom of thought and oblige him to faith in God?
Why should a person trust the one whom is written in the Old Testament about likeTyrant and Despot, the murderer of children, and about who could send diseases and pestilence to humanity. Maybe the god of Israel is the real Demon, to whom the lost ones pray?
- GodLv 75 months agoFavorite Answer
Religion is a extortion racket giving people a phony promise of life after death in exchange for their freedom and their money.
- PubliusLv 75 months ago
It does neither one, silly. Questions are always good. Doubts are not, since they are the antithesis of faith and guarantee that we shall have no miracles.
My religion doesn't force people to believe. It encourages them to find out for themselves.
- PaulLv 65 months ago
The fact that Old Testament Judaism had a lot of mistaken ideas about God is irrelevant. God Himself came to earth to correct such faulty ideas and to reveal the actual truth to us.
- Anonymous5 months ago
No one using mangled grammar like that should be questioning the ability of others to think.
- What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer.
- JeaLv 75 months ago
Pretending god limits your scope severely. You have left all options out except one and that one (god) option is demonstrably wrong. Religion closes a mind solid, no more reality, only one wrong option...religion has proved itself to be a bane on humanity. Yet some still claim that is good, but it isn't.
- Annsan_In_HimLv 75 months ago
Mere religion certainly does limit human freedom of thought.
But faith in the living God opens up the mind to new understanding that those without faith in God cannot grasp. Further, faith in Jesus Christ results in a transformed mind that thinks in a renewed way. That's because faith in Christ causes our slavery to sin and death to be smashed. We are liberated by trusting in what God did in Christ.
As He said, He came to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those bound. But those who despise Him remain bound and without understanding.
- Adullah MLv 75 months ago
GOD create mankind so that they would worship HIM. But satan deny then become hell dwellers with those who are his advocates.
- MichaelLv 65 months ago
“Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.”Source(s): Religious Intolerance Today https://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/101999001?q=re...
- Anonymous5 months ago
You should see the OT and NT for what they are, ancient superstition and nothing more.
- 🤔 JayLv 75 months ago
Religions are "For Profit" business run by professional charlatans. Their product is bullshit intended to control people through FEAR .
Freedom of thought is their competition.
Atheism is freedom of thought.