Tuesday

When Religious Beliefs Become Evil

CNN recently ran a well-balanced article on what to watch out for in religion. 

When Religious Beliefs Become Evil: 4 Signs

At the end it says:

“To label someone or something as evil is to demonize it, putting it in a category of otherness where the rules of normal life do not apply, where the end often justifies almost any means,” Jacobson writes.
And when we do that, we don’t have to read about radical imams or look at angry YouTube videos to see how easy it is for someone to drift toward religious extremism, he says.
We need only look at ourselves."