Ex_Mil8 saidWhat a load of bullshit. The Abrahamic (Judeo-Christian-Muslim) religions are all derived from the same nonsense. The membership of these religions range from peace loving moderates to full blown nut cases, be they al-Qaida, the Westboro Baptist Church or extremist Jewish settlers.
I agree. Religion is for the weak-minded. It would be great to rid the world of it.
I'm getting really sick of the Islamophobia on this board.
I totally agree. I'm not AT ALL a religious person. VERY atheist here. However, I think that a distinction needs to be made between
According to a Pew Research, a poll conducted in 2011 revealed that 39% of Muslims in the US were in favor of having homosexuals accepted by society. 45% stated that it should be discouraged by society. So it's more complex and nuanced than stating ALL Muslims hate homosexuals...that clearly is not the case in the US.
In France it is simply because they are a newer immigrant group that needs time to settle. Older generations are more French and more moderate. Newer generations still retain the norms from their previous countries.
As for Jews leaving, it doesn't seem as if it's a massive exodus. Regardless religious intolerance is not okay...and this is coming from an atheist. I may not believe and may actually disagree, but as long as one doesn't push their religion on me...I'm okay.