THE DUAL IDENTITY OF RELIGION AND EXTREMISM

H

MISTERPRAISE

religion

Today’s world has a static and given response to religion and it mostly bothers on fanaticism and extremism, leading me to think and ask and also to find out the reason for these stereotypes, not to sound apologetic or insensitive of today’s happenings (my heart goes out to the family of the deceased of the terrorist attacks in France this morning) or terrorist groups around the world, excesses practised in the name of religion but I want us to take a panaromic balanced view on this fragile topic.
Truth be told the world’s media will pounce on any wrong done in the name of religion and this has greatly influenced religion’s dual identity. Growing up in my enclosed world i saw religious people as the most loving, organized and peaceful people, I didn’t need the media to show me that or paint it with emotions it was just a plain…

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