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Maaher Sayeed

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Why do people refuse to let their religious systems and rituals evolve over time like all others systems, ideologies and thinking do?

I see all of these religions preach the same ideologies about good and evil, and they all claim to be peaceful and love is the core of their faith system. Yet the rituals, hate concepts, fear mongering and prejudice that defies common logic and sensibilities prevail in everyone of them. Most of them have violent histories, wars, killing and hate. And the developed people of today hold on to these age old concepts and reasons for hate and refuse to allow their respective faith systems to evolve like all the other things about life they so willingly change.

Please share your thoughts? Why don’t we allow our religious systems and rituals to shift as well and develop/evolve to suit the modern man and thinking?

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    Dec 1 2012: ...people are more attached to their rituals and sentiments, than with the philosophies behind them...the pressure of walls and buildings that separate...The Mindfood Chef

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