The Instigator
Regen
Pro (for)
The Contender
CosmoJarvis
Con (against)

Religion is good or bad for society

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Started: 3/24/2017 Category: Religion
Updated: 10 months ago Status: Debating Period
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Regen

Pro

The argument will be over whether religion is good or bad for society, whether it hurts or benefits civilization. My opponent may choose which side he/she would like to argue.
CosmoJarvis

Con

I'll argue that religion, in general, has been and is currently bad for society. Because of the fairly short character limit (consisting of 5,000 characters), I might be more formal in the effort to conserve characters.

Good luck. I am eager to have a civil and informative debate.
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Posted by CosmoJarvis 10 months ago
CosmoJarvis
Bah
Posted by Regen 10 months ago
Regen
forfeit
Posted by romanpiso 10 months ago
romanpiso
Religion is much more harmful than most people have begun to realize; in many ways and on several levels. A few links to info & studies:

'Spiritual, But Not Religious' Can Be More Dangerous Than Outright Religious Belief
http://www.theguardian.com...

Beware Of 'Spirituality' As Opposed To Simply 'Religious' (Mental Illness More Likely In 'Spiritual' People)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk...

OCD: Religion & Risk (Religious Fundamentalism & Religious Fanatic Radicals, Terrorists, Psychotic Behavior, Etc.)
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk...

Why Religion Can Cause Mental Illness (Many Sources & Much Research Cited)

Religion & Schizophrenia
http://en.wikipedia.org...

How Psychopaths Use Religion
http://www.academia.edu...

Religion Is Not Benign
http://www.academia.edu...

Religion Is A Mental Illness (Research Study By Kathleen Taylor, Oxford University Neuroscientist)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com...

Religious Tolerance Is Propaganda
http://www.academia.edu...

Rhetoric & Propaganda In The New Testament.
http://www.academia.edu...

Angry & Vicious Bible God Causes Mental & Emotional Problems For Believers
http://www.huffingtonpost.com...
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