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Switch to Forum Live View Is "faithism" a new kind of "racism" when religions claim superiority over other beliefs?"
6 years ago  ::  Mar 02, 2012 - 10:52PM #1
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Is there a word for this yet? Of course, faithism is not racism, as racisim is prejudice and hatred and bias based on race and skin color and ethnicity, and we all know what racism is and how
awful it is, and in fact, we have done a good job over the past 50 years trying to get of racism
from modern life.

But what about faithism? Is it right for one religion to claim to have superior insights into God's love and compassion and mercy and grace over other "other" religions? And all religions do this
to some degree for sure. Does the word faithism mean anything here and if it does what does it mean to you? Dish! I am all ears....

See the definition of faithis here from the 2007 entry in the Urban Dictionary by a ''Randy D.''

faithism :

1: -- Discrimination towards a person or group of people solely dependent on their faith, beliefs or religion.
- Used in place of racism when applicable.

2: -- A belief that faith or religion is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that religious differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular religion or beliefs.
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6 years ago  ::  Mar 02, 2012 - 10:55PM #2
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is this post kosher now? is the Urban Dictionary link an okay supporting link? If yes, thanks. if not, please explain what a supporting link is? Thanks. DANNY



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