Ten Worst Religions

The Top Ten

1 Islam

I am an ex Muslim and I am now atheist... All I can say, as a woman I do hate this religion. And It has to be banned on earth..

There are some Muslim sects that are peaceful. There are many civilized Muslims in the western world. Pity that they are the vast minority. Pity that they defend the actions and thoughts of the majority. Pity that they are targets of the more violent sects. Any person who believes underage marriage and stoning women are god given rights should be classified as extremist. By their actions people are killed same with their inaction. Islam is the worst religion for no thought is allowed.

I will have you know is that Islam believes in peace and that you mustn't kill! The small minority are the terrorists, there are terrorists in many different religions, including Christianity. Start doing your research. Have a nice day

Can't say anything or they'll bomb my house.

People here do not realise what true Islam is - peace. Terrorists, yes, I can agree that they are truly evil, but they are not TRUE Muslims. A true Muslim believes in peace for all. A true Muslim does charitable deeds. A true Muslim stays away from weapons unless the use is mandatory. What you have said here is an extreme generalisation and is highly discriminatory towards Muslim. Please consider what you are saying before you comment. - VonKaiser

This is the issue with this world. Why can't we accept their beliefs and move on? We spend too much time arguing about beliefs, which aren't facts.

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2 Scientology

I was under the impression that religion, any religion was about having faith and believing in something that gave you a certain sense of security, or something to point you in the right direction. To teach people things, or guide them, usually for nothing buy loyalty and devotion, not charge you money for ridiculous things. I mean I don't think their actual message is particularly dislikable, I'm not really convinced about the things they believe, much like other religion, but I think (and I'm not at all an expert in religion, so If I'm wrong correct me or something) that there aren't many religions that require money for they're services...

They steal your heart, soul and for sure all your money! By far the worst in every way and the leader David Miscavige takes the cake for breaking up families and controlling its members. Run for the hills stay away from this group they will steal your mojo.

Scientology is NOT a religion. It is a cult. Now before anybody gets butthurt about the word "cult," just know that a cult isn't something evil, it's something you have to pay into, whereas religion is free and are not required to pay anything. In Scientology, you have to pay a certain amount of money to advance in their program and gain more insight and learn more about the apparent "truth." Whoever allowed this to even be on this website has no idea what they're doing, both Scientology and Satanism should not be on here.

Religion isn't free. To be considered true of your religion, you need the holy book and to go to the holy place. It's fattening up the Pope's pockets. - LemonComputer

It's a stupid cult, and makes Fundies, the creation museum look smarter.
Actually at first when I saw the word Scientology I had never even heard of it and thought a religion about science? But its really a cult from some guy who wrote a Sci-Fi book and turned it into his religion.

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3 Christianity

Why isn't this number one. I mean, millions and maybe even billions of people have been murdered because of this religion. And the other religions I can respect because they don't go too far, it's more of they just believe in a god or their religion has a dark past or something. But this religion is causing the human race to evolve at a slower rate than it should. I don't know if people these days still 100% believe in it but anybody that takes the bible completely seriously has some serious mental problems. Ever notice that there is evidence of evolution but no evidence that a big bearded man in the sky created the world in 7 days? And the thing is that I'm (I think) pretty sure that this religion started with Jesus being the messiah and yet just from that some dick bag 2000 years ago made these far fetched stories, and back then everybody took it seriously and people still do (to a degree) even though I'm pretty sure Jesus just tried to encourage everyone to be a better person (or ...more - Augustocannoli

Christians are the most hypocritical and ignorant religious people ever, I'm not even lying. They claim that the Bible is the truth and that God is real, yet they have no proof whatsoever. They don't care about what you have to say, they try to control you lives, and believe in ridiculousness. When people prove them wrong the Christians' only defense is bible verses. They claim things like Heaven and Hell are real because of the Bible. However, they have NO proof the bible is real. Saying the bible is real is like saying The Christmas Carol is real, which is foolish and childish. Books are usually supposed to be fun to read, reading the bible is NOT fun. It's boring, repetitive, and it always ends up contradicting itself. A LOT. Christians NEVER leave you alone. They always keep up talking even though people said they didn't want a conversation. They even attack and oppose any non-Christian religion, such as by saying that if you're not a Christian you will burn in hell for an ...more

I would love to hear your evidence as to why the Bible is not the truth. For a person making a lot of big claims about Christianity and the Bible you don't seem to provide any factual evidence for it whatsoever. - 4Tifier

People say we Christians are ignorant, hypocritical, sexist, and homophobic. Not all of us. Actually, the majority of us aren't. Me, for example, isn't any of those. People who say that we have no proof that events in the Bible are real. But where's the proof that it isn't real? And how was the Universe created? Simple answer: God. Everything you see works because of Him. He created science and physics. I'm not trying to force you to be Christian. You can believe whatever the hell you want. But it doesn't mean your right. Besides, we can't prove everything. Sometimes, you just need to have faith. And I've seen people say that, "If God created us, then why are there people who don't believe in Him? " Here's the answer: He gave us free will. Then there are the atheists who say "Oh... The Big Bang Theory is real. Science proves it." First, there are many things wrong with that. One how does the Universe EXPLODE into existence? And what proof do we have that says it was real? A bunch of ...more - LordDovahkiin

I do dislike some points of this religion and a lot of the bigots and extremists... also science disproves every Christian theory... why theory did I say? Anyways, Christians can be some of the most rude, intolerant, moronic jerks ever, worst them Muslims. - Lucretia

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4 Wahhabism

The evil of our days. These terrorists will kill you and your family without a second thought. If you are not one of them, they will kill you.

This is a good example of how insane religion can become. - Non-

There are different type of Muslims, other Muslims are good and peaceful.
Wahhabi is bad, they try and represent Islam but they aren't Muslims.

Lots of people been condemning Islam when to real problem is Wahhabism that is the extra-conservatism-orthodox-extremist so on and so forth... They are not the only branch of Islam that are sad and retarded. But modern Islam is reformed and lost of people are pushing for it in the Islam world. But as of late with wars we seen an influx of extremist and extra-consertavice flock to western world and sadly for every one this is a bad mix.

This is just one outburst of Islam.

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5 Satanism

Atheism isn't technically a religion and not all atheists are insensitive jerks to people with other religions. Speaking from experiance, me and 4 of my atheist couldn't care less about what religion our other friends have or what they think of us - Danielsun182

Um, this is satanism, not atheism...

But yeah, I'm an atheist, I feel your pain. I just remind people that atheist are literally 9 times less likely to go to jail than catholics, you can do the research for yourself if you want, it's true.

The hate for Satanism is a misconception there are two types of Satanism the theist and the atheist though the theist side worship a non existent entity of a non existent punishment for non existent rules from a non existent entity I don't think it is fair to configure atheist Satanists also the whole part of atheists being jerks who are insensitive to religious people that is not the norm it is the exception but religious people being insensitive to atheists is very common and I see it all the time

There's only so many times I can explain this before my brain haemorrhages and I die. Satanism is not "Evil" despite the name. We are essentially humanists and philosophers. We worship the Self. We believe in self reliance, confidence, and individuality, to name a few traits. "Satan" is a metaphor for Human Nature. Those of us that do worship him as a deity, don't even worship his incarnation in Christianity. They are polytheistic, and follow the old gods.
I urge you all to find some of Anton LaVey's works, or even a Wikipedia page on the topic. We are no more dangerous than any other religion. In fact, most of us practice solitary worship. We don't have huge get togethers, and we are all normal people, going about our day to day lives.

You are worshiping Satan?

Two words: Just. Wrong.

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6 Jehovah's Witnesses

I was raised in this cult. I was taught that being born a "sinner" meant that I wasn't deserving of love or kindness. I deserved to die. As a child I was told that God was soon going to slaughter every man, woman and child who was not one of Jehovah's Witnesses. I would spend many nights crying myself to sleep as a child feeling that God was going to kill me too at Armageddon. I was told that anyone outside of this religion is evil and controlled by Satan and all deserved to be killed by Jehovah. As a result, I was not allowed to make friends with anyone outside of the congregation. Even within the congregation an environment of paranoia and fear gripped the members and friendships were often limited. It was a lonely, scary and very dark childhood and I am still working to undo the damage.

There are many religions and cults which have spawned from Christianity, but the only true way to know and understand God is to read the Bible and not through "religion". They are just sets of man-made rules and traditions based on personal bias, some (or most) of which contradict Jesus' teachings. - 4Tifier

Garbage social infection. The only treatment is reasonable open-minded thinking. Interestingly enough, this is prohibited from within the organization as they place almost no value on secular knowledge and try to discourage education in its youth. Many of my friends in the cult were obliged to homeschool and as a result experienced unnecessary difficulty later in life.

The number of people I personally know who have been detrimentally affected or even damaged by this religion I can not count on my hands (and I don't know that many people). Lost one friend to suicide, and know of many other youth who have taken their lives or fell victim to mental illness and/or drug abuse after their family disowned them.

Politically they are pacificists with little chance of directly harming others unlike radicalized forms of religion. This is probably the reason they are tolerated.

Currently stuck in this cult that I was born into. I divorced my wife and now, according to their rules, I can never re-marry, have a girlfriend, or even show romantic interest in anyone ever again. If I do so, then I'll be shunned by practically my entire family, and almost every friend I've known my entire life. That realization made me finally understand that it was actually a cult I had been raised in.

I immediately stopped going and have since discovered other things about the group that don't set well with me like a bunch of blatant lies told to the congregation and the cover up of many child abuse cases that they badly mishandled. If I ever voice a single word of any of this to anyone within the cult though, I'll be shunned. It's an awful situation to be in.

Jehovah's Witnesses are a harmful and dangerous cult.

If you want to know the truth, if you want to have a peaceful mind, then attend to jesus miracle crusade, I assure you bro, you will never regret it - jemover01

Ultra Christian Cult - SoldierOfFortune

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7 Mormonism

Mormonism makes you feel trapped and forced to live your life a certain way. No one should have to be put through it like I am. I'm 15 and I'm not out of the house yet and still under my parents rules, but why are they trying to make me miserable, why are they forcing me to live THEIR way (the LDS church way)? I should be able to choose my lifestyle now, and not have to wait until I take care of myself. I understand certain house rules but when it comes to religion, I don't see why I can't make that decision for myself. I feel so emotionally abused and feel like they expect so much of me when all I wish to do is be myself and do things the way I feel is good to me, no matter the consequences.

Mind control starts early. It is a pay, pray and obey religion. When you realize it is all a fraud, the doctrine is still
So ingrained into your very being that it is hard to feel psychologically free. Counseling helps to untwist all the complexities involved in devoting your life to the "only one true church".

Wow, your right this is so unlike every other religion out there.

Oh wait.

It's like every religion out there, dogmatic beliefs shoved down your throat since birth that scare you to much to question. They just look more faithful because their a minority.

I am a Mormon and our life does not make us feel trapped our forced to live a certain way. I really wish people would stop bothering about not drinking soda our having ten wives or something. We can have soda and men don't have ten wives. If you want to learn more, please go to our website LDS.org, I'm sorry if you are being forced to live your life the way your parents are making you. I hope you know they want the best for you. And if you don't believe in Mormonism your not going to hell. Okay? Please, stop all the rumors. I hope you know that even though some say we are frauds and some say we just made up our book, a lot of other religions COULD be, (I'm not saying they are), but could be made up too. I mean, everyone has a different belief system, let's just respect it okay? I hope you can all just look at us as normal people, we are not trying to be better than anyone. We just believe in what we believe okay? Anyone could criticize you for believing in multiple deities or Christ, ...more

In this religion, Jesus and Satan are...gasp...
The only funny part of Mormonism is that there is a Mormon underwear.

This should be no. 1 in this list. No joke.

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8 Hinduism

Hinduism is best of all religion

Yoga and Meditation are originated from Hinduism. Hinduism teaches how to protect and love the mother nature and all the creatures; while most of the religions teaches to torture, kill and eat animals.

Hinduism is not based on Hell & Heaven Superstition; but Karma & Dharma I.E. do good ; love everyone.

Best religion in the world!

Animals is GOD
Fire is GOD
Water is GOD
Trees is GOD
Sun is GOD
All naturs is GOD

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9 Westboro Baptist

I can't take these people seriously. Whenever they're brought up into a discussion, I laugh internally.

First off, they're not a real church. If they're really a church because they have the word "church" in their name, then I guess Church's Chicken is a church, too! They're really a hate group led by some cantankerous old man named Fred Phelps, and his daughter, Shirley.

Second, they're real hypocrites. Remember when they tweeted that Steve Jobs was "a man who taught sin" from an iPhone? Also, the U.S. supreme Court ruled in favor of the hate group to protest funerals. So, if it weren't for the "good old" U.S. of A., they wouldn't have publicity. But guess what? "God Hates Amurica! "

Also, there's been a big movement in gay marriage recently, but during the highly public moment, all the Westboros did were heckle a young lemonade stand owner and protest a Taylor Swift concert. A huge gay rights movement and all they could ...more

The homophobic, anti-Semitic, hypocritical, dumb, haters who protest Taylor Swift concerts, holds up signs, and can't read, and goes against the New Testament of the Bible, such as loving everyone, and not judging others. Did I mention they go against the Bible, and protest Taylor Swift concerts? - williamrozario

This. The other religions are not that bad and just severely stereotyped. This is what happens when you take a bunch of men and women who both have permanent periods and tell them to preach about god.

Not a religion, but a group of religious extremists. - Aragorn98

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10 Shiite Islam

The worst ever... I'm an ex-Muslim now

Use to be an Muslim myself and agree that it's a violent hateful religion.

Better kind of Muslims, but Muslims nevertheless who are violent and look at the world blank and white. Either you are with them or against them. - balas001

Shiite is in mostly Iran and Iran is bad - ikerevievs

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11 Roman Catholicism

I have seen people blaming this religion saying that it caused disasters. It's not the religion that caused it, it's the people who caused it. Jesus has always told us to be kind and help others. It's not a corrupted religion. It's not the religion's fault when people deny to give charity. Whatever religion a person has, it's always the same. Whether a person gives charity or not, whether a person behaves properly or not, it all depends on the person's character, not their religion. We have never been taught to do bad things. We were always told to live a sinless life and help those who are in need. What's wrong with that? People are just too stupid to understand this. What's wrong in living according to the ten commandments? It's doesn't harm people in any way. I am not saying that everyone should be converted to Catholics. I don't encourage those sorts of things. People are free to choose their own religions and live a good and sinless life. I am just saying that people should never ...more

Just to clarify some things, the Catholic church doesn't worship the pope. He simply just leads the organization of the church, like a pastor. And we don't worship Mary, we just honor her for all that she's done. Like many people have said, Catholics DEEPLY regret they're mistakes. But we have improved. I'm not trying to insult anyone, just to clarify

There are more crazy religions in the world but this one has had a lot of negative effect on human society after Christ. They have denied help to people that requested and even suppressed it. The Crusades, and next chance you get read the Bible to see the craziness 1.2 billion live for. All religion is irrational but this has hurt too many people and is an overall corrupt religion.

Middle Ages... I think that says enough - lbelle0527

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12 Zionism

Why the hell is this here? First off it is not a religion, secondly why do I not see other branches of Judaism. This poll is the stupidest thing I have seen by far, it only causes commotion and idiots to come on and share their uneducated opinion. Plus who the hell said the Jews took it themselves? It was voted by all countries. And if any of you idiots clearly understand anything in the Qu'ran, (probably have of you idiots don't even know what it is). It says, "Stay away from Jerusalem that is the JEWS LAND. I Allah gave you Mecca and Medina got there. And yet these idiot people supporting Palestine have never even see the terror Palestine has caused to Israel just for this stupid land. I have a question, the Muslims literally have so much of the Western land, the Jews all they have is Israel, and it even isn't considered a Jewish state.

Your land because it was promised by god? Does that give you the right to take over a country and put the people who lives there out of their land? Does that give you the right to killing people who fight against it? The chosen ones by god? You think you're superior or better than the rest of humanity? No wonder that many people hates Jews. History will repeats itself if you're stucked with those attitudes, believe me.

Its not a religion. who put hit here is probably a angry Muslim. owh I used a pleonasm

It's not a religion... - SoldierOfFortune

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13 Judaism

Judaism should be way further down this list. When was the last time (and forget Israel for a second; that is a sovereign state not a religion) Jews committed a terrorist attack? Or killed someone just for being a non-Jew? Throughout history Jews have been the persecuted, not the persecutors. They've been the victims, not the victimisers. Plus, they have a tiny population but they win umpteen Nobel prizes. That says a lot about how open the religion is towards science.

I'll have you know that we say that jesus is not a profit or whatever. He's simply a magical Jew ;) plus we don't destroy the planet, that's the republicans, whole different animal. Another thing, (I'm sorry, I have to go soon. I have no time for ignorance at this level from others) Jews just so happen to own and control most of the worlds banks. We don't run people dry and bankrupt just because we can, that's the Scientology members. But be careful what you say, a scary Jew might come through your window at night and snort you with his bulbous nose - username34

Out of all the religions in the world, Judaism seems to be the most tolerable. I am an atheist so I'm not saying that because I'm Jewish. I don't recall reading or hearing anything about them terrorizing people. In fact, they are usually the victims of it.

Jews should not be existed!

Well that grammar showed me your intelligence level so I have nothing to worry about - SoldierOfFortune

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14 Theistic Satanism

At least these guys come out as Satanists unlike members of the Church of Satan. - Rambles

Number 1 worst ever.

1) Satanism is amazing(no matter what type)? 2)Why the hell do you have two types of it?

In mediaval ages they would be burnt for witchcraft. Harry potter worships satan.

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15 Nation of Islam

This is not only a homophobic, sexist, nonsensical system, but also one of extreme racism. They believe that all black men are gods and all other ethnicities are below them, with white men being the worst and being demons. They are very anti-Jewish as well. Louis Farrakhan, much like other race-pimps, just takes the money of his members and spreads hate among them and widens the racial divide and makes race relations move backwards. They also have really weird beliefs centered around an invisible mothership in the sky that contains their first few prophets. The theology itself, when not looking at the racism, is entertaining much like any other religion. They preach that a black scientist, Yacub, created white people to destroy the black man and create war and hate, and now in the recent times it is their time to rise up to God status again. At least Luciferianism/satanism preaches that All humans are gods, even while it is a childish belief.

It's a fantastic pile of crap, but I LOVE the dickie bow ties...

Just what stupid criminals in prison need to rehabilitate themselves... NOT!

I don't know

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16 New Age

Maybe not the worst, but one of the most idiotic and nonsensical.

Worser than Islam and Satanism. Most nonsensical religion in the world,

What is new age can someone tells me?

Still better than christianity - pouria_mt

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17 Sunni Islam

Isis and Al-Qaeda are Sunni Islamist organizations.

Definitely wrong. yall are gonna burn in hell - pouria_mt

18 Voodouism

This religion is also stupid

Good for third world jerks.

If you're illiterate, don't flinch at the sight of chicken and baby blood and don't have an enquiring mind, this 'religion' may suit you. But then, you won't be reading this advice.

If you're calling Christianity childish & an ignorant part of science, come here & let me slap u

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19 Wicca Wicca

Wicca is a good religion because they honor and respect nature, unlike many others who don't care about nature.

Your wrong. Unless you are a wiccan or have been... You'll never fully understand the religion. Wiccans believe in the same thing... They just do their witchcraft differently. No problem with that. And I have never heard of a wiccan believing that anyone can have sex at any age.. In no book does it say that! I am no longer a wiccan, but I will not let some idiot talk false words about a religion I kept close to heart.

I must admit it is a beautiful religion, but I feel it is a tempter of evil, just because it seems good but the gods got their power from Satan. THEY DON'T DIRECTLY WORSHIP SATAN!

No its not satan.
Christians took the horned God from Paganism which is older than Christianity and Wicca is a newer Paganism.

No its not magic like Harry Potter or Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

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20 Branch Davidians

The poor Branch Davidian children. They never asked to be born into such a weird and psychotic cult. I feel sorry for the people and the families who were born into this and were forced to live a life of horror.

It's an offshoot of an offshoot of a religion, not a cult.

Join this sect to prove you are an ignorant clod.

This is not even a religion! This is a cult! what?

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