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I Am Fascinated By Science, Religion, and Philosophy

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    The thing that truly amazes me about these

    great divisions is how they have dominated mankind for such a long time. There is a simple truth, however, the Kabbalah answers each of these divisions, fulfilling each.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    Philosophies The Most =)

    This world has such a capacity to make you cry with pain , sorrow, anguish, etc, but then magnify that a million timeswith awe, clarity, beauty, and sheer wonder,  of how EVERY thing is connected and utterly amazing =)One philosophy I used to share (through religion) was that...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Stay Strong

    Stay Strong Even though your day looks glum, There is always a little bit of sun. When the rain falls down, don’t miss your chance, Just go out and dance. Even though the light isn’t where you are, You have to take a step to find your silver star If they say you’re...
    yajsingh yajsingh 26-30, M May 3, 2012

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    ALL VS ONE ANOTHER! I loved science especially

    Biology and I studied science at college I enjoyed learning all about Astronomy and Forensics! I did RE (Religious Education) at school and PSRE (Personal, social, religious education) I enjoyed learning these subjects I was going to study it at college but I couldn't...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    There is not enough room to discuss these

    subjects properly, as I thoroughly enjoy thinking and talking about them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11

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    VasudhaM VasudhaM 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Only religion can make people believe

    such detached and vile things. How can one not analyze themselves after having a friend walk out of their life? How can you genuinely tell yourself that you must be exempt from all fault because "The Lord says so".
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M Jul 12

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    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Science is not only a disciple of reason but,

    also, one of romance and passion.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    The Fourth DimensionWhat does it mean to be

    truly enlightened. Wikipedia has dozens of definitions for the word enlightened, not a single one describing what I mean. So I assume the correct phrase would be spiritual enlightenment. Wikipedia refers to this as a full comprehension of a situation. I say it loudly to myself...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 19 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    The true god that reins in America: Never you

    mind when you hear them declare themselves followers of Jesus Christ, or the Old Testament if Judoist, or the Koran when they call themselves Muslim, or Buddhist, or Taoist. Look instead at the manner in which they live and how they conduct themselves with others; for it is more...
    Illuminatetheworld Illuminatetheworld 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    MY VISION OF THE UNIVERSE,

    LIFE AND GOD. The universe and life are the most logical and rational manner of existence of reality, and it is precisely what happened. While life is almost impossible to happen because, taking into consideration all possible variables, the laws of nature, the formation of...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Aweism I was surprised to find

    so much anger and dispute between folks identifying as Atheist and folks identifying as believers of god, overwhelmingly the Judeo-Christian god, when I started fumbling around here. I'm usually not one to join a group and prefer to go my own way. I had a sense of where my...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M Jul 6

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    God Lulz

    I was walking across a bridge one day, and I saw a man standing on the edge, about to jump off. So I ran over and said "Stop! don't do it!" "Why shouldn't I?" he said. I said, "Well, there's so much to live for!" He said, "Like what?" "Well ... are you religious or atheist...
    shitler shitler 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    My religion: I thought I'd let everyone get to

    know me a little better by posting about my religious beliefs, or lack there of. Thousands of years ago a race of humanoid giants came to earth. These creatures were called Anunnaki. The Anunnaki came to earth to collect valuable materials for their own race. They decided to...
    Machinestrr Machinestrr 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I have never understood

    why religious fundamentalists are feverishly opposed to science. Their feverish denials ********** from their bully pulpits. False celebrities with no medical or scientific credentials, whose unsubstantiated fear-mongering is used to exorcize fact based demons. Science is the...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    Flipping For Purpose Or The Cause

    Teleological and causal relationship might look like a coin-flip away - but they are world apart, metaphysically. I live to eat. I eat to live. This is a classic example of purpose versus cause. The purpose for me living is in order that I may eat - a very materialistic - and...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Intellectual Arts

    If you have read my three longest blog entries, you would see one is for philosophy, one for Science, and all three for religion. I obsesivly study anything remotely interesting, particularly intellectual subjects. I love the works of Thomas Aquinas, Da Vinci, and other...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    I Believe We'Re Living In A Gigantic "Computer Simulation"

    The other day, I was thinking about this question. Then it hit me. Say, you're playing The Sims 3, for the characters inside, everything would look real that they won't know for sure they were inside a computer program. Reality is, it's all just computer bits made up of 1s and 0s...
    MadProgrammer MadProgrammer 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    none of it is what it appear to be,

    all of it is man's way of understanding nothing
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    As far as I know, God never authored a book.

    "Live this way" by God "Here's why things are" by God It seems to me, all religious texts are treated as if they were, in fact, penned by God himself, which is certainly not the case. Religious texts seem intent on two things. Assert rules to live by, and explain why things...
    Illuminatetheworld Illuminatetheworld 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    Neil Degrasse Tyson Never Fails To Blow My Mind

    Want to know what we're made of? Again, the cosmic perspective offers a bigger answer than you might expect. The chemical elements of the universe are forged in the fires of high-mass stars that end their lives in stupendous explosions, enriching their host galaxies with the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 13, 2013

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    Are All Critical Thinkers Atheists?

    "A little knowledge of science makes man an atheist, but an in-depth study of science makes him a believer in God." - Francis Bacon “The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Okay. Ever do something you never did before,

    and have absolutely no reason for doing it? I left work to go to my other job but stopped to get my bike gassed up. There was a lot of traffic so I went to the exit that I could make a right out of. Still, a long line. I made the right and for some reason went to the left...
    Jcoe Jcoe 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    Religion keeps stressing how humble it is,

    and how meek it is, how accepting; almost to the point of self-abnegation. While in reality it actually makes extraordinarily arrogant claims--"I suddenly realized the universe was all about me, and felt terrifically humble about it". This to me reflects a pervasive...
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Illuminatetheworld Illuminatetheworld 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    There will always be those

    who think space exploration and science a waste a time and money. I say to these people you are wrong. The fact is that an investment in the space program will create jobs in all places i of the employment spectrum. There will be those who say our efforts are better spent on...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    The Ocean

    Staring at the ocean today, i was taught a very good life lesson. As waves were coming ashore i noticed that the previous wave when it was receding back would stop the oncoming wave from going forward. but then every once in awhile a wave would over power the receding wave and...
    bhaktagerald bhaktagerald 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Burdens Are Only Means Of Finding Freedoms.

    Is there only one freedom? Do we only taste enjoyment with time or does enjoyment come within certain times? Does there have to be a bridge or are we just strolling across many at a time? Will it soon be over or will we live on forever? Am i a common denominator or am I to reach...
    Essenceofstar Essenceofstar 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    Do you believe that science is absolute

    and objective fact or is it as human and affected by our biological and cognitive processes and biases as every other endeavor?
    Nefvile Nefvile 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    I grew up in a Pentecostal home.

    My father was a pastor in a small congregation up in the north of Sweden.My father was an ardent pacifist, even during WWII. But that led to that he never took my part as child. I was terribly bullied at school for many years, but also suffered a lot from social isolation, as we...
    stesuswede stesuswede 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I Think They Are The Same Basically

    I think Science,Relegion and Philosophy are basically the same thing . Philosophy began in ancient times as 'Love for wisdom'.... and all the sciences came under Philosophy . All the scientists of ancient times like Aristotle, Archimedes etc identified themselves as Philosophers...
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    Do atheists intimidate

    and or depress religious people when they speak against religion.
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Food for thought: I used to work

    for a peer reviewed scholarly journal as a managing editor. Now those of you who do not know what a managing editor does: keeps track of articles that came in, which reviewers they were sent to, nags everyone to ensure they get done by the deadline, that kind of stuff. As part...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    Translation (Part 1) A Brief Exposition on

    Knowledge and Worldview by the 21st century Philosopher Professor Al-Attas For approximately 30 years (since 1973), I have written about the cataclysmic destruction of the (reality) of knowledge and the moral bearing of the Muslim community of this age. This problem is ever...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    I have studied many religions

    and practices. I believe everyone is entitled to their beliefs as long as they don't hurt others with said beliefs. Science is fascinating since it shows how all humans have the right to live and live well.
    deliriouslydreaming deliriouslydreaming 16-17, F May 20

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    I am an Aweist. I'd like to explain what

    aweism is, how it is distinct from other com­monly held or better-known secular orientations, and why I think it is a useful term to describe a certain dis­position or personal perspective. The label "atheist" does­n't adequately capture the joy of living that I often...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response May 4

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    Where Curiosity Leads..

    I was recently struck with this crazy theory on life what if like was slipt into other worlds maybe theyre more to life than just this and the afterlife? what if with ever decision we make creates a new world and while we often sit an ponder hmmmm i wonder what life would be life...
    StarlingRaven1 StarlingRaven1 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Science has been given too much credit.

    It has become a religion for modern societies. Religio means a bind or a link between man and God. Scientific pursuits before the 17th century used to be this link. When man severed this link, but taking his own being as the measure of truth, that was the day when our vision...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Just philosophy. The sciences do nothing

    for me, and just stay out of religion altogether!
    Seblett Seblett 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    The Bee'S Found Their Purpose In Life, So Whats Ours?

    You walk across an empty hallway on your way home and see an ant hill on the carpet floor. All you notice is how disgusting and unnatural this ant hill is in the world we have built around us. Walk across a forest or a grassy meadow and come across the same ant hill, the...
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