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I Am a Deist

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    Because the only true sin is harming others

    unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense.
    TheMisanthropist TheMisanthropist 31-35, M Oct 9

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    Looking For Those Who Believe The Same Things As I Do...

    I was born and raised a Baptist Christian in the southern US.  I was "saved" at the age of 12 and baptized a few weeks later. I went to church as regularly as I could and tithed as I could.  I have read the bible and have discovered many inconsistencies...
    dk7704 dk7704 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Not Losing My Faith In a God...

    ...just re-defining what that means! For many years now I have called myself a "Christian" - but the more I have seen and heard (especially within the charismatic movement), the more dissatisfied I have become and the more I have questioned some of the claims being...
    terram terram 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    Regional Transit: Sacramento - Disaster Coming!

    Regional Transit: Sacramento - Disaster Coming! Disaster on Bus 13 waiting to happen. September 12, 2012 Bus 13 at Del Paso Heights / Arden Way Station waits at 7:30am for its passengers. In theory this bus is supposed to get its passengers to work by 8 a.m. But, right now...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Sep 12, 2012

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    I've Always Believed.....

    I've always believed in something. I grew up in a non-religious family. My dad grew up Catholic and my mom Protestant. But they don't practice....at all. They didn't even get married in a church.I've experimented in all kinds of religions and denominations. But one thing I can't...
    RainbowMom132 RainbowMom132 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    Dhs (department Of Homeland Security) And Sacramento's Fusion Center

    DHS (DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY) AND SACRAMENTO'S FUSION CENTER What is a fusion center? Before 9/11 I never heard of such a thing. Now Fusion Centers are popping up everywhere. Searching the web, I located the following information: “The Northern California...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2010

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    Interview With Neil D'monte, Actor

    Interview with Neil D'Monte, ActorInterviewed by Paul Dale Roberts - President - www.jazmaonline.comGeneral Manager - www.hpiparanormal.netQuestion: Neil, you are a young guy, but already you have lived such a full life. I am amazed at some of your accomplishments. Anyway, let's...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Jan 3, 2011

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    The Blue Dolphin House: Malta Ghost Story

    The Blue Dolphin House: Malta Ghost StoryBy Matteo PalmierDistributed by Paul Dale Roberts, HPI General Managerwww.hpiparanormal.netIt was during the time of the British rule in Malta when two drunken sailors were walking along the streets of Valetta, when upon reaching City Gate...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Jun 15, 2011

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    I Don't Know? I Do Believe, But I Do Not Believe In The Scare Tactics

    I know there is something else beyond my existence.  I have experienced it three times in my life.  However, I refuse to be bullied by thoughts of HELL.  I grew up in the 70' and 80's.  I was scared to DEATH of the devil.  I am now a grown up (sort of...
    Kizziecat Kizziecat 41-45, F Apr 19, 2010

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    The Angel Whisperer

    THE ANGEL WHISPERERBy Teresa Williams, Senior Lead HPI InvestigatorDistributed by Paul Dale Roberts, HPI General Managerwww.hpiparanormal.netI have now met an actual angel whisperer, and my life is so much richer for it. Having stumbled across an extraordinary woman who could...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M May 3, 2011

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    The Story of a Deist

    I was born and raised somewhere in America that is very conservative. I was raised as a mainstream moderate Muslim with very educated parents. They emphasized to me that they thought organized religion was overall probably not a good thing and that religious books were written by...
    JHRA JHRA 26-30 5 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Religions Are Just A Social Legacy

    I was born as a Muslim, and after thinking i found that our religion is just a social legacy ,now i am deist believe in the existence of God, and believe that God the great Creator of the universe, did not need a person such as Muhammad to convey his message, and defend him. And...
    Araratim Araratim 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    Born Into Religious Cult. Luckily I Escaped.

    hello everyone, i just found this site about hour ago, and then before i knew it, i was a EP member. and then 15 sec later, i started writing what your reading now. fist things first, im a deist. surprised aren't you! believe it or not, my story starts in the spring of 1919, my...
    Genjo Genjo 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Good 'nuff For Me

    I grew up in an Orthodox Christian family. Actually I never had a problem with Christianity per se, I just outgrew organized religion. I felt like, "Yeah, yeah, it's comfort food for some people. I don't need it."  I find that organized religion does more harm than good. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    Christy Wardlow, Publisher Of Chatterbrew Online Magazine

    Interview with Christy Wardlow, Publisher of Chatterbrew Online MagazineInterviewed by Paul Dale Roberts, HPI General Managerwww.hpiparanormal.netQuestion: Please tell us something about yourself. Your family life, schools you attended, pets you own, hobbies, recreational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Feb 28, 2011

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    Deism - belief in the existence of a supreme

    being, specifically of a creator who does not intervene in the universe. An cceptance of the existence of a creator on the basis of reason but rejection of the belief in a supernatural deity who interacts with humankind. I am a Deist. I believe in a non-denominational God...
    littleayeaye littleayeaye 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    Makes Sense To Me

    Deism is the belief, based solely on reason, in a God who created the universe and then abandoned it, assuming no control over life, exerting no influence on natural phenomena, and giving no supernatural revelation. [French déisme, from Latin deus, god; see dyeu- in Indo...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2013

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    The Saga Of T-rex And Pika

    The Saga of T-Rex and PikaBy Paul Dale Roberts, HPI General Managerwww.hpiparanormal.netIn 1993, my family and I purchased a pure black Chow puppy from a home in Rio Linda. The Chow puppy with a blue tongue was absolutely adorable. We decided to name him T-Rex. The name fit...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Apr 15, 2011

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    Mathew, David And John By Judy Raderchak

    Mathew, David and John By Judy RaderchakJune 30, 2011Last night Regina Tellez and I went to Bull Wings for a late dinner and some social mingling. Regina and I discuss our future endeavors and soon got on the topic of the paranormal, as always. We sat around a large fire pit that...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Jun 30, 2011

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    Common Sense

    Ok, this isn't from Common Sense, but it is from another writing of Thomas Paine, which is his "Age Of Reason." It just really resonated with me when I read it yesterday: "It is only in the CREATION that all our ideas and conceptions of a word of God can unite. The Creation...
    badonkadoku badonkadoku 46-50, M Aug 6, 2010

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    Deism, To Me...

    ...is simply using your eyes. Look at the world around you. It's so wonderful and incredibly complex. Look at the universe. For all our supposed knowledge, mankind hasn't even begun to unlock its secrets. How can this have possibly come from nothing? How can there NOT be a...
    AmericanLeanings AmericanLeanings 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2011

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    My Connection to the Higher Power

     Awakening to Unconditional Love   Wake up my people. Let your light shine. Be hope when there is none. Be Love when you feel none. Be a beacon of light in the coming darkness. Let my light shine. I love you. Feel your true nature within you. Let it shine for everyone...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 May 27, 2008

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    My Journey To Deism

    I started life as a Christian. My parents weren't really into it, but we went to church every Sunday, and as a small child, I actively believed in everything that the pastor said. ...Until one day, I asked my mother to ask the pastor: "Where are the dinosaurs in the Bible?" The...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F Sep 3, 2012

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    How I Became A Deist

    Originally, I was raised into being an Asatru (follower of Norse Gods). Norse "Mythology" still seems a little real to me because I was born into believing it. By the age of 10, I knew all about my religion and started freethinking a little bit, asking myself, "If there are all...
    SunIncarnate SunIncarnate 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 1, 2011

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    Theory 4: The Attraction Of Poltergeists

    Theory 4: The Attraction of Poltergeists by Small Town Paranormal Familyon Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 3:38pm   Theory 4: The Attraction of Poltergeists   This theory was first thought of by Dan Norvell, founder of Small Town Paranormal Illinois, after...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Oct 28, 2010

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    Its A Wonderful Wonderful Life

    To me deism means to embrace free thinking , it means to embrace the brain that god gave you to think , discover and wonder . Religion to me is nothing but a sham , deism is real it requires no prayers , nor chanting nor holy books , nor living holy ( basically living up to a...
    QueenTurqouiseGem QueenTurqouiseGem 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I recently moved to Deism

    because I finally started seeing the world for what it really was when I turned 17. Common religion teaches people to fear this so call benevolent "God" but also fear him as well. If there was such a loving and caring God in existence, then why is the world still suffering, why...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 14

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    Undecided Religion

    I don't really know what to believe in religion, but deism comes close. I don't believe people have any way to communicate with a higher being, but I think there must be some sort of higher being out there, which is how the universe was created. I mean, we must've come from...
    rudie482 rudie482 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2008

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    I Am Not An Atheist.

    There are four major types of believer. A) The faithful, adherents to a particular belief system. i.e Christian, Jewish, Muslim B) Deist, belief in a creator, supreme being, divine architect, God, but rejects religion. C) Agnostic, neither believe nor disbelieve...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    Local Band 'from The Sky' Is Taking Off In Sacramento

    Local band “From the Sky” is taking off in SacramentoBy Ann Olson-DupireI am at the rehearsal studio with guitarist Gino Loui, bassist Joseph Campbell and Ben, the drummer of Sacramento’s local rock band “From the Sky”.Q: Tell me about yourselves. What instruments do...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Jun 23, 2011

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    I'm Not Sure What You Would Call It...

    I call myself a deist b/c I don't believe in organized religions or the bible... I don't think my life should be lead by some book... I also don't believe in Jesus... but I do believe in an ultimate being... I believe that there are too many beautiful things in the world to...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 4 Responses May 12, 2008

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