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What are your religious beliefs?
Christian 33%  33%  [ 19 ]
Muslim 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Buddhist 5%  5%  [ 3 ]
Hinduism 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Jewish 4%  4%  [ 2 ]
No Religion 54%  54%  [ 31 ]
Total votes : 57

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28 Dec 2012, 4:45 pm

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The jarring thing is that there are some countries where you also don't get an 'other' option.


There are some countries (that we can't name for fear of offending the Campaign for Real Ale member lookalikes) where they kill people for leaving the state religion, all backed up by their only book. I'll leave you to guess what sort of countries those might be.



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28 Dec 2012, 4:56 pm

i'm a panentheist.
i consider myself neopagan, and i'm not going to list my beliefs on here because i will get ridiculed.



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28 Dec 2012, 7:30 pm

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28 Dec 2012, 8:08 pm

I'm a veil-wearing, Latin-praying Roman Catholic all the way.



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28 Dec 2012, 8:34 pm

I would like to make a distinction between "religion", and God.
Apart from Judaism and the first 300 years of Christianity, all religion is a construct of man used to control people and get them to do bad things.

None of them are in harmony with or truly represent the Abrahamic God, but of course people put them in the same basket and blame God for the works of man.



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28 Dec 2012, 8:39 pm

^ "God" is what a person believes in.

"Faith" is belief without empirical or measurable evidence.

"Religion" is the socio-political expression of Faith.

God =\= Faith

Faith =\= Religion

Religion =\= God


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28 Dec 2012, 8:39 pm

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28 Dec 2012, 10:09 pm

Secular Humanist


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28 Dec 2012, 10:30 pm

I'm a Christian.


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28 Dec 2012, 10:34 pm

I could always say that I'm from The Church of Peas. :P


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28 Dec 2012, 10:42 pm

Christian (Roman Catholic)



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28 Dec 2012, 10:48 pm

I don't like how people call religions fairy tales.


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28 Dec 2012, 11:07 pm

CockneyRebel wrote:
I don't like how people call religions fairy tales.

I agree. Religions are NOT fairy tales!

Most are just based on fairy tales.


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28 Dec 2012, 11:08 pm

I don't like how people use religion as a way to manipulate or scam others but I think everyone should have the rite to fallow & practice whatever religion they want as long as they are respectful of everyone else fallowing their own.


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28 Dec 2012, 11:47 pm

I sometimes pray, but I don't have any strong opinions about whether or not someone is listening. It's just a coping mechanism.

I don't think that anything "supernatural" has ever happened since the creation of the universe. Everything just follows the rules - I guess you could call them the "laws of physics", although I don't assume that we really understand them yet.

I do find it very strange that I have subjective experience, and I don't think I will ever get over how strange it is. But I don't think it's a basis for believing in an afterlife.



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28 Dec 2012, 11:52 pm

I'm religiously apathetic for the most part these days.


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