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I Am a Believing Sceptic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    I Don't Believe In Contradictions But I Do

    Ok, I'm not a "believer" in anything  in that I am not even sure that everything's relative.  And I love science and I get it, but I also admit that I have a deep superstitious, romantic side that though scorned by my rational "me" is far stronger in my head.  The problem is...
    Badogma Badogma 41-45, M Feb 19, 2011

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    I love with logic and morals.

    And that's it. Not a creepy, ritualistic, lifestyle-controlling religion. I hate religions. They're explanations from FAR too many generations past because the advent of science hadn't been invented yet. To me, if it can not be proven, it does not exist. Yet, I do believe...
    Dragonogh Dragonogh 18-21, M Mar 14, 2014

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    Is He Telling the Truth?

    Hey thanks for listening!                                          I met a...
    onedge39 onedge39 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2007

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    I'm not a skeptic.  I'm an eternal optimist
    neopet neopet 41-45, F May 15, 2007

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    Conflicted Feelings

    I'm a big time romantic, have always thought that the moment I met my soul-mate I would somehow know it....the stars would be brighter and the music would sound better... Such a day came and I felt I had finally found that person capable of "completing the puzzle."...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2009

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    Once Again i Really Di...

    Once again I really didn't have a chance to prepare for a question of such dazzeling complexity. The sheer dicotomy of it leaves me breathless. Wow, I believe i answered this same question in Berkley during a bad acid trip during 1967????? But things have changed so much...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 2 Responses May 15, 2007

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    How Can a Sceptic Be a Believe...

    How can a sceptic be a believer?   What a question!!!!
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 7 Responses May 15, 2007

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    It's Always Good to Questi...

    It's always good to question to make your beliefs stronger, I say.
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F Jun 23, 2007

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    I Am  Concrete On My Bele...

    I am  concrete on my beleifs. Also, I have an open mind so I am willing to increase my "spiritual load" at all times
    redflower redflower 36-40, F Apr 29, 2007

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