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Swami Balendu's Quotations about Scriptures

People say scriptures cannot be changed. Okay, but then why do you need to follow them?

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Scriptures were written by men, in a male-dominated society, when war, killing and fighting was a daily occurrence, when people were tortured, women were beaten and slaves were being held. You cannot call that holy.

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In both, Hinduism and Islam, one can find proof that men are allowed and even advised to beat their wives – if they don’t obey or if they don’t want to have sex.

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Religions explain that women should be obedient, submissive and not displaying or enhancing their beauty, that people of another belief are to be killed, how non-believers would be tortured and how they would suffer before their death and in the afterlife or next life.

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If you follow outdated scriptures, you would have to kill a ridiculous amount of people in our daily lives, most of the population would have a ‘painful doom’ and women would behave and be treated very wrong. It just does not fit anymore.

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