Ainsha Ford
Ainsha Ford voted up PJ Stein's answer

Religion itself has done little harm. Man twisting religion has done a lot of harm. I believe those people who have twisted religion would twist something else to try create power for themselves.

Many people have found solace in religion. It gets them to think about things bigger themsleves. Many religions teach people to help … Read more

Ainsha Ford
Ainsha Ford voted up Allo Vera's answer

It can cause both. Studies show that those who have a faith live longer.  It gives hope and meaning, especially for those who do not have the benefits of western culture.  I think it served as a discipline, and gave rules. 

It creates an in and out mentality. This mentality is good if you want … Read more