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I Believe In Spirtuality Over Religion

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    Deceit

    I think that religion is deceitful. Every religion claims to be the one true religion which has led to nothing but holy wars since the dawn of man. I believe that there had to be something which existed prior to the big bang. Something cannot come from nothing. I believe that...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 9 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    I started life in a very religious family.

    We were in church all the time. It dominates my life so much that I went into religious studies for my first year of college. After seeing ethical violations, morally questionable behavior as prescribed by the religion and abusive behavior I walked away. I hold a deeply...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    God Knows Everyone....

    I Believe In Spirituality , as God knows everyone.   Yours and mine, big & small erase these ideas from your mind. Then everything is yours and you belong to everyone. This body is not yours, neither are you of the body. The body is made of fire, water, air...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Cry Of The Banshee

    Someone can be intrinsically connected to a particular spirit...I found out through an experience that has made a lasting impression. I had made a close connection to my father-in-law. I would go over his house daily and made lunch for him and my brother-in-law who joined on his...
    Staves Staves 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    From Bhagvat Geetaji....

    Dedicate your being to God. He is the one to be ultimately relied upon. Those who know of his support are forever free from fear, worry and sorrow. Whatever you do, do it as a dedication to God. This will bring you the tremendous experience of joy and life...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Spirituality Is Real, And More Accurate Than Religion...

    I believe firmly in Spirituality. I don't believe in a God, not in a particular God at least; and I hate how all of the different religions of the world are always in turmoil because they can't agree. I believe that if there is a "Higher Being" he or she is of no religious...
    ExclusivelyJess ExclusivelyJess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    Did You Pray This Prayer?

    1. God Loves You! The Bible says, "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life" The problem is that . . . 2. All of us have done, said or thought things that are wrong. This is called sin...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    It Is...lord Krishna Told....

    You need not have any regrets for the past. You need not worry for the future. The present is happening... What did you lose that you cry about? What did you bring with you, which you think you have lost?
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 7 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    All Organized Religions Are Corrupt

      There may be some spiritual truth to most religions but the need for individual power within the organized members corrupts the spiritual message. The focus soon becomes one of political influence and power. With political influence and power comes money and there is...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2010

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    There Are So Many Things

    Spirituality can mean a number of different things while religion denotes following a set of beliefs outlined in some way. My husband used to hate when people would say 'I'm not religious, I'm spiritual' but now he understands how I feel about it and why that can be a strong...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    What Does Your Idea Of Heaven Look Like?

    I'm not afraid to admit that I'm not a religious person. But that doesn't make me a 'bad' person, because I firmly believe in the basic tenets that are part of most religions: love and respect one another are right at the top of my list. I take issue with anyone who truly...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M Dec 3, 2012

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    Definate Difference

    I  think there is a distinct difference between the two.  A person can believe in God and not have any religious affiliation.  I do think it's too bad when religion and God are treated as the same. 
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Mar 26, 2010

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    I don't believe it exists. All religion is either disorganized or no one attends it. (Joking) :D I do tend to think though that whenever you get a collection of people together...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F 4 Responses May 7

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    Why are we an existance ? Why are we here ? Why are we born ? Who created the universe ? What is the purpose ? There is 1000 religions out there claim to be the right religion that...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 3 Responses May 12

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    I believe everyone should have a right to believe in there own way and violence is never the answer unless it can't be avoid.
    FortunateAce4 FortunateAce4 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In deep of sadness and depression tried every way adviced for my whole life to freshen Yes i tried my ways too of course damn this devil has got me by the balls my actions and...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Why can't people respect (if not agree) what others believe in? Is it a crime to have a different opinion to someone else? It's just like sharing different opinions in other...
    Kstewliscious Kstewliscious 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Religion is pointless! It will keep dividing people! I had once read a joke saying "A man and a god met somewhere and both exclaimed 'My Creator!'" People should understand now...
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M May 2

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    they are all wrong and all have there monsters.
    vineman vineman 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've just seen the movie lady in gold and it was an eye opener for me. I've never known much about the holocaust and what happened to Jewish people until now. Its just so sad how...
    Viviq66 Viviq66 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Never understood how someone can claim to be devout in their beliefs yet behave in the opposite manner. e.g. A Christian who acts in an unChrist-like manner.
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have two topics to discuss. I will go towards the one I am more led to speak about. I know there is a lot of opposition regard religions and spirituality. I made the decision to...
    iLightBeing iLightBeing 26-30, F 1 Response May 7

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    My belief system is kinda strange. I don't know if I am going against the father or the son with them though. First of all I identify as a Rastafari (Rastafarian) and try my best...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 4 Responses May 17

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    I used to be a christian but always had a different way of worship. All the older people thought I was wise. Then I decided not to believe in any religion because it cant be real...
    lostfoundations lostfoundations 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    The Cross Busters!! "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 11

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Supernatural.. Ever since I was really young, I have always been rather attracted to the topic of the Supernatural. Particularly Vampires!! Growing up I've read anything I was able...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My whole life I have been brainwashed by the stupid ideals and opinions of the teachers who ran the Baptist school I went to from frost grade til 8th grade. They taught to me that...
    xxyourblackdahliaxx xxyourblackdahliaxx 18-21 3 Responses May 3

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    The Rapture, the Tribulation, and Armageddon I'm a simple student of the Bible interested in the foretold events of the end time. These are some of my personal opinions and...
    HeavensHome HeavensHome 46-50, F 1 Response May 25

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    Subject:: Christian First I know there are some of you that are Democratic, and love Obama, but this is for Christians first, politics later. I do pray that it doesn't offend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 4

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    I just have problem with commitments. I don't want to be committed to one religion and do something bad. I believe that I can do something good with or without religion. I do...
    ariettaxsydney ariettaxsydney 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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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...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 19

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    Why I Left Mormonism. Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses May 24

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    What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley? by Wayne Jackson Display cc default img “What is the religion called Rastafarianism, and how is such related to the Jamaican...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 18

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    im a muslim and im absolutely disgusted! i keep on hearing how they call us terrorists and all that! and the same goes for other religions i hate when SOME muslims see a person...
    BloodyIris BloodyIris 16-17, F May 23

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    It makes perfect sense, look at it this way. Someone might say life isn't fair and they don't get equal chances to success in life but that doesn't matter much in the long run. I...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm a Christian lady who looks like Muslims and I love Muslims and I feel the persecution and pain they are facing and I assure you all that I do not like to see any race or...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F May 13

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    Though I was raised to be a catholic, I grew to change my way of thinking and wonder a whole lot. I respect all religions and I think religion is a beautiful and amazing thing that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 20

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    Something about Hinduism speaks to me so vividly. It is rare for me to be so interested in religion because it was forced down my throat growing up in my family... Well with my...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response May 13

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    hey if you're a werewolf or believe in werewolves I would like to message you or you message me. I believe they are real and that we can become them. I've got spells to try
    wolfboy16 wolfboy16 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I don't have a problem with people believing in atheism, everyone has a right to believe in what they believe in however I do have a problem with SOME(note some, NOT all) atheists...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 6 Responses May 15

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    All my life I was told gay's were bad ppl. That because both man and man loved each other. And as a younger child I thought it was true. I saw them as a nother species that they...
    emo200 emo200 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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