How Religion influences and reinforces beliefs.

This section is based on the self-reinforcements of beliefs, not the beliefs themselves. The focus is on Christianity, not the Bible, God and other theological concepts; those are separate from how beliefs work.

Religion is all about how to treat your fellow human beings.

These 11 religions say the same things in different ways. Note the absence of a deity.


Hurt not others with that which pains yourself.
Udana Varga 5:18


All things whatsoever ye would do that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:12


You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.
Leviticus 19:18

(Note: Jesus was quoting this verse. The phrase ‘I am the Lord’ indicates the seriousness that one should give to each command in Leviticus 19:9-18.)


Is there anyone maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one’s whole life? Surely the maxim of loving-kindness is such. --Do not do unto others what you would not they should do unto you.
Analects 15:23


What is hurtful to yourself do not to your fellow man. That is the whole of the Torah and the remainder is but commentary. Go learn it.
Talmud. Attributed to Hillel


This is the sum of duty: do naught to others which if done to thee, would cause thee pain.
Mahabarata 5:1517


No one of you is a believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.


In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self, and should therefore refrain inflicting upon others such injury as would appear undesirable to us if inflicted upon ourselves.
Yogahastra 2:20


As thou deemest thyself so deem others. Then shalt thou become a partner in heaven. Kabir.


Regard your neighbor’s gain as your own gain: and regard your neighbor’s loss as your own loss.
T’ai Shang Kan Ying P’ien.


That nature is only good when it shall not do unto another whatever is not good for its own self.
Dadistan-i-dinik 94:5

Matthew 18 is about beliefs, causing others to believe the wrong things about themselves, and ends with a few examples of how treating others—sowing—comes right back to you—reaping. The admonition is don't think you can get away with being hypocritical in the way you treat others.

All religious texts are commentaries, documenting what happens when people don't take care of each other. The way you treat people determines your destiny and theirs. It modifies the expression of their epigenetic beliefs.

I cannot overemphasize this.

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The Truth That Sets You Free

There's nothing that needs to be fixedREAD »

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How Miracles Work

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Heaven or Hell

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Science vs. Religion

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Love vs. Theology

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Transactional Beliefs, pt 1

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