As long as there are religions, there will be war and terrorism, it has always been there, and will always be there until everyone is satisfied with there lot in life, and that is not happening any time soon.
PLEASE! As long as there are humans there will be war and terrorism. If it wasn't about religion it would be race, or it would be status, or it would be whatever!!! Some people kill and terrorize because that's what some people do.
Get rid of all religion, create a "one race" world, distribute the wealth equally among every person, afford every human the same opportunities, and there will be something else that will "cause" people to kill each other.
2 years ago
Last edited at 8:25AM on 9/9/2011
The best solution to end terrorism may, in the long run, also turn out to be the only one...because the solution is within each of us; the incomprehensible power waiting in the heart of each human being. Compared to that, the biggest nuclear bomb is no more than a mosquito flick...
THE DALAI LAMA puts it this way: "All we have to do is just to develop our good human qualities."
And it actually takes just a few of us; Sai Ma in India says the world will change when only 8,000 of us actually do as the Dalai Lama suggests.
MOTHER TERESA: "It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing - small things...with great love."
THE PEACE PILGRIM: "...a few really dedicated people can offset the ill effects of masses of out-of-harmony people, so we who work for peace must not falter."
And anyone can start right now, just with their words; here is something the Buddha said, 2500 years ago;
"Words have power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change the world."
And there are actually quite a lot of people working on all this right now...so I think that terrorism is already on its way out...
2 years ago
Last edited at 9:31AM on 9/9/2011
Terrorism is "bullying" on steroids . . . . . those who feel disrespected, who are insecure, who believe that their lot in life is less than the "deserve", those that are jealous of others status or possessions, or those (the worst) who truly believe that they are in sole possession of the "answer" to life's questions will always try to impose their views on others.
Unfortunately, there will always be criminals, there will always be the discontented, and I'm afraid that there will always be those willing to strike out against others in a vain attempt to justify their own existence and place in a world that overwhelms them . . .
Someday, we may end wars between nations, but I do not foresee the end of the acting out by the fringes of humanity . . . . . . . .