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There`s religioins because long , long time ago noboby knew how the earth was made and why it is there . Then many people said that they met Gods or they heard from God so now there are many different religions.

Organised religions causes wars because like Jues and CHristian believe that their Gods promised a `Promised Land ` which is in Jeruslem so they are fighting that the land is THEIR Promised Land.

We haven't known the purpose of our religions. Formerly, people were scared of lightening, and natural disasters... So, people used to seek help from external which can be invisible. So, they create that there must be someone who is powerful and can protect us from fears and worry...So, religions came to be exist for peace, harmony, and to avoid fears and worries. We must understand therfore; the purpose of religions are not for wars but for ethical living, peace and to live harmoniously. It the followers mistake how they understand and use of common sense. Being fundamental follwers of our religions won't bring peace; but promoting real peace and helping with compassionate mind without discrimination are recommendable. We love to live and be protected. We don't like to suffer and feel the pain.

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It doesn't, particularly, but those who want war sometimes use it as an excuse to attract support from those with no material stake in a conflict.
James Harrington, observed that "if war were for land, where one man had 1000 acres and another has one acre, the man with one acre would not venture so far as the one that had 1000, but religion is equal to both. Then all men would say is fight for land. ?A: 2
Religion was not the reason for the wars. Greedy opportunistic people who crave absolute power and authority are the cause of religious wars.
Religion gave politicians and the rich individuals the tools to control their workers and servants.
Crafty individuals cleverly exploited the ultimate human fear of death. Their objective was achieved by creating an abstract concept of Heaven and Hell so that they could induce their workers to maintain loyalty and obedience through the fear of sin and death.
They used natural acts of nature to authenticate their ingenuous fabrication. They convinced the gullible workers that these natural disasters were demonstrations of God's wrath upon them for their various misgivings from time to time.
When a competing religion threatens the economic control of another then terrorism and persecution is used to destroy the competition. Religious wars have more to do with wealth, power and greed, than it has to do with righteousness and piety.

Ever hear about the crusades? Christian Europeans hated Muslim Arabs and to stop the spread of Islam they tried to destroy it
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Religion is an avenue to reach God. The followers of different religions usually have a tendency of trying to prove that they are superior to other religions so wars are caused.


Asking 'why is religion often the cause of wars' is like asking why a religion has so many sects.


consider the emotionalism involved in beliefs over afterlife eternity.

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