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Iamsmarter
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PrisonerOfHopelessness
Con (against)

Religions Should be Considered Factions

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Started: 7/3/2016 Category: Religion
Updated: 7 months ago Status: Debating Period
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Iamsmarter

Pro

A Religion is a collection of people with certain views about the world, just like a political party. It asks for donations so perhaps it can be considered a non-profit organization.

When it espouses breaking the law, it should always be held accountable.
PrisonerOfHopelessness

Con

I do not think religions should be considered factions. There are several different reasons for my assessment, such as the lack of a unified representative figures for many, if not most, religions, and several other points which I would like to discuss in later rounds.

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Posted by vi_spex 7 months ago
vi_spex
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Posted by vi_spex 7 months ago
vi_spex
what if*
Posted by vi_spex 7 months ago
vi_spex
what is there is no law and it expouses
Posted by lord_megatron 7 months ago
lord_megatron
Put up a definition of faction
Posted by ryan7ful 7 months ago
ryan7ful
The only problem I see with this is that leftists would never support it because then they might actually have to stop ignoring the radical Islamic terrorists from this "faction."
Posted by bballcrook21 7 months ago
bballcrook21
That makes sense then.
Posted by Iamsmarter 7 months ago
Iamsmarter
@bballcrook21,

"Faction" has several meanings. The one I intended was a political organization. Of course this is a debate and thus you may believe that my judgment was unsound. If so, then explain why you believe a religion is more analagous to a bookclub, for example, than to a political party or special interest group.
Posted by bballcrook21 7 months ago
bballcrook21
A faction? A religion is different from a religious group of people.
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