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Poll: Does religion go too far? (9 member(s) have cast votes)

What religion are you?

  1. Agnostic (1 votes [11.11%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.11%

  2. Athiest (2 votes [22.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 22.22%

  3. Buddhist (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Christian (2 votes [22.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 22.22%

  5. Hindu (1 votes [11.11%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.11%

  6. Jewish (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Mixed (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Muslim (1 votes [11.11%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.11%

  9. Sikh (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. Other (2 votes [22.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 22.22%

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#1 Crazy Joe

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Posted 04 January 2019 - 12:14 AM

I was just wondering, since I felt like an oddball on the forums for being one of very few Muslims, what everyone else's views were on religion. In advance, I hope you will all try not to be offensive to anyone else's beliefs on here.

#2 Cotton Candy Hot Tub

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 12:27 AM

Ooh. Religion. Very touchy subject, but I'll bite. I was raised Christian (protestant). I still occasionally believe, but after God ignored me for so long, I decided that I am sometimes an Atheist. I'm like an Athiest-Christian milkshake.

Whenever I think about death, I still identify myself as a Christian.

Lol, 96bananathing is Hindu?

#3 Grolli

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 07:55 AM

24 years US Military..  My opinion...  its your religion..  practice it.  Everyone has the right to freedom of oppression, to live life, and to be happy, again, in my opinion.



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Posted 05 January 2019 - 10:04 AM

I have faith (lol) that this can be an adult and respectful discussion.

 

Personally agnostic, but I can appreciate cultural aspects of religion. For example, the meaning behind some holidays are really quite beautiful. I wish that the secular/interfaith world would adopt universal days of self-reflection, forgiveness, and acceptance of the positive and negative. It's very healthy to take time to process these things consciously and be able to move forward with a clean slate or a clearer view, inwardly and outwardly.

 

If there was a button where I could keep all the cultural aspects of religion on earth and remove the theistic qualities, I would slam that button harder than I'd punch Trump in the face and that says something.


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#5 Bowsette

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 05:24 PM

I was a devout Catholic up until I reached my teens. Fell in love, got told said love was something God would punish me for, walked away from the religion.

 

I dabbled in other religions mostly as a learning process and in an effort to learn more about myself. For a while I identified as a Satanist (LaVeyan), though after some time I realised just how full of hypocrisy it was. Dabbled with Wicca, but I think that's something almost every edgy teen girl does. I'm intrigued by the subject, but not to the extent I can apply myself to its beliefs wholesale.

 

My personal opinion on religion is that it's stupid and exists solely to prey on the masses of sheep who can't manage life without believing there's something more. But at the same time I think that if that's what somebody needs to get them through life, then I can't mock that. Walk the road you want to walk.


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#6 Cotton Candy Hot Tub

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 09:13 PM

I kind of think the same way, besides the fact that I don't think all religion is stupid. I mean, isn't atheism also a religion?

I can see how you went from being a Catholic to Satanism though because it was like a rebellion, right? I kind of thought about trying that when I was a teenager, but I got distracted by a girl I had a crush on who was a very devout Christian. I guess I kind of rededicated my life to Christ at that point. After high school, I began to realize that God wouldn't answer my prayers anymore.

At this point, I don't think about religion that often and I ask questions about the Bible to other Christians like:

"Where did Cain's wife come from?" or "Did Noah have termites on his ark?"

On the other hand, if someone held a gun to my head, then I would probably say "Oh, please Jesus, don't let me go to hell!"

#7 96bananathing

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 06:20 AM

What is wrong with mine? Do you like wearing shoes? Get your hands on some glass in the ocean, my man!

The wish is my darling.



#8 Cotton Candy Hot Tub

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:37 AM

What does that mean? I wasn't criticizing Hinduism at all. I thought maybe you were a spambot, so I didn't know you could have a religion. Maybe I was wrong. Are you by any chance a real person?

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 06:36 PM

The poll is void due to the fact that it lacks the Jedi Faith.

 

Praise be to Mase Windu.

 

Yoda Praise be.

 

 Allah 'el Luke.


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#10 Mister Sympa

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Posted 10 January 2019 - 08:02 AM

Only a Sith deals in Absolute
UNITS.

 


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#11 Grolli

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 06:46 AM



#12 Mister Sympa

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 09:10 AM

Why is Robot Chicken so occasionally hilarious? Like, that is a genuinely funny bit.


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#13 Grolli

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 07:06 PM

They seem to do pretty good with the Star Wars stuff IMO.  Other stuff... eh.. it has its moments.



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Posted 14 January 2019 - 06:21 AM


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#15 Mister Sympa

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 07:52 AM

Apart from being a banging musical number, why did you post that?


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#16 The Robstar

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 04:55 PM

Apart from being a banging musical number, why did you post that?

 

 

No real reason. Just coz I dig the song. Plus I'm weird. :P


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