The Golden Rule, the social compact of liberty and responsibility

"I still say it isn't really a religion, but rather a political and military movement disguised as a religion." -Miss Marple at April 24, 2013 09:44 AM

Now stale thread. Let's discuss "religion." The word is too broad for meaning. A cult may use a "God" or a "Leader," or some other focus, but by the fruits do you know them, right? Some individual dupes in Jonestown might've been truly devout, personally religious, however misled and irreligious Jones proved to be.

"There is no God but Allah" sounds similar to "I am the Lord your God, you shall have no other gods before me," but it seems only one leads to "Love God as your Father and all as your brethren; on this hang all the laws and the prophets," the Golden Rule, the social compact of liberty and responsibility.