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I Am a Believing Sceptic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    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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    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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    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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    Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make

    you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    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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    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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    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'm not a skeptic.  I'm an eternal optimist
    neopet neopet 41-45, F May 15, 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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    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I find it a silly idea to believe in saints,as far as i can notice people do that for most time to get "Heavenly Blessings". I think believing in saints will distract a believer...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    That quote!—about the missing transitional fossils Embarrassed evolutionists try to ‘muddy the waters’ by Gary Bates Anyone reading creationist literature for a few years...
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    I was born a Muslim and still pretty much a Muslim, well at least in my opinion I think I am. But others may perceive me as being a shirk. First of all, let us see what is the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Went to see the British ***** again. He treated me terribly. I understand he has stress and can't see me for longer but he was rude. Pretty much thinks it's all in my head and isn...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response May 7

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    Alright, I've been getting quite a bit of negative feedback on my previous post, and want to set things clear for those who didn't already understand. The text was not supposed to...
    Outdoctrinaton Outdoctrinaton 18-21 3 Responses Apr 23

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    I hope that those who choose to be in this group mean what they say. Believing and accepting interracial marriage doesn't mean just believing it for ONE other color or race other...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M Apr 26

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    I hope that those who choose to be in this group mean what they say. Believing and accepting interracial relationship doesn't mean just believing it for ONE other color or race...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    When I was younger I would get teased a lot for believing I was a werewolf then people started believing me and I would like to learn what to do from other werewolves
    alpha230 alpha230 18-21, M Apr 27

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    Surgery and all that followed: Part OneAs I try to tell the story about my cancer diagnosis to date, I want to state up front that this is my story, my reality. At times, it may...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 11 Responses Apr 30

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    I believe in feminism, and not in a way that I'm minimizing males. Males are a beautiful species that have done wonders just like women. It really infuriates me the way people...
    OptimisticOctopus OptimisticOctopus 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    They say seeing is believing. I say believing can also result in seeing. We change our world with our beliefs. What kind of world do I choose to believe in?
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 8 Responses May 6

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    There's no such thing as a middle ground between believing and not believing. That would be like having a light swith with an on position, an off position, and a third (quantum...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 9 Responses May 11

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    I really dont. I mean they are nice, make you feel nice about yourself. But those words come back to haunt you when the actions dont match. I have slowly stopped believing, if...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A person that dies believing in God expects to see God or hell , a person That dies not believing expects absolutely nothing but darkness and death but a person that dies...
    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    A reason So much pain so hard to explain down here in the rain pretending He is vain Where should He go what should he do...no matter what happens he still thinks of you...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I hate when people say "Yea I'm a Christian! I believe in God!" Believing in God doesn't make you a Christian at all! Believing in God is one thing but if you don't completely...
    jamiegirl15 jamiegirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    How life ruined my love I stopped believing in love.... Not really sure how it just happened. And then i met this guy... He was amazing. He was the second half of me. He...
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 18-21, F Apr 22

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    I just watched a Ross Kemp show (Extreme World) and he covered desperate cases of girls being trafficked for sex in India. Very moving, even if the viewer is resilient to another...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M Apr 22

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    right. one of my 'best friends' is spreading a lot of lies about me. she is telling people some god awful things about me which if they were true I would deserve nothing more than...
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F Apr 23

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    "Amen" by Halestorm A fire’s gotta burn The world is gonna turn A rain has gotta fall Fate is gonna call But I just keep on breathing Long as my heart is beating Someone's...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Sometimes, what we need to do to survive, is to believe lies what people have made, lies that we have made, things we end up believing by repeating them too much, because that...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    It's Openly Secular Day. I know it is so much more than simply not having a belief in any god, but that's the distinction we must ride until the day people let go of the stigmas...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 4 Responses Apr 23

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    I have been physically abusive to the one I love. It's extremely hard for me to say this even on an anonymous site. I fear his love for me is so weak, I don't know if I can fix...
    WanderingEcoFaerie WanderingEcoFaerie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Why is it that western civilization has such hangups with breastfeeding? My son will be seven months old in about another two weeks and already people are saying things like, "Oh...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 23

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    My biggest pet peeve is when someone asks an atheist, "why are you so against God?". What part of "atheist" is unclear? I'm not against God, I don't hate God, I don't worship Satan...
    MaeveBrennan MaeveBrennan 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 24

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    I hate this so much, I hate that I was told this by numerous people who have done nothing but hurt me and I hate myself for believing such a thing. When I was younger I would look...
    MeaninglessMemories MeaninglessMemories 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Still the water (Naomi Kawase, 2014, Japan)I am having with my Asian woman many conversations about the differences between European and Asian mentality lately. Both agree that...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    There’s one notion I see floating around a lot that many people seem to believe, but it’s something I am convinced is actually a myth. Some females, especially younger ones...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 24

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    See i feel there has to come a point soon enough when I’ll feel "ok". Although I’m no longer sure what that should feel like anymore, adding to my idea that well it won’t...
    maxbg23 maxbg23 22-25, M Apr 24

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    Rest assured works will never a person as our works are filthy rags before God. Salvation comes not by a simple prayer, or believing that Christ exists, but by putting all your...
    KingJamesOnly KingJamesOnly 26-30, M Apr 24

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    I have been on the bridge of insanity and let me tell you...It cant get worse, for those of you who has thought and or attempted suicide..Listen for a second or rather read and...
    Shyjacket Shyjacket 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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