I Can't Accept Organized Religion

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    To be precise, I can't accept it

    when it's given more than it's worth. I accept organized religion when it is put where it belongs: in history books, with mythology and sociology. I accept organized religion the same way I accept ancient Greek, Pharaonic, Celtic etc etc mythology. But the moment you take a...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 15, 2014

    Think For Yourself!

    It's like an organized pack of lemmings- and it doesn't matter whether they are headed for the cliff or a sunny pasture. Religion is such a convenient way to not have to think- just be born into knowing what is "right" and what is "wrong"; what is the "...
    realitychallenged realitychallenged
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 22, 2008

    Not For Me

    I have a strong need to contemplate things on my own, and to have a personal and private relationship with God. In general, I feel that everyone should follow their own path spiritually whether that be through a religion or not, and I wish I could say that I don't have any...
    Wispen Wispen
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2011

    Anyone Out There With A Similar Outlook Like Me?

    I was wondering if anyone out there has a belief but they don't believe in any of the organized religions? It's hard for me to not belong to any particular group with similar beliefs because I don't belong to any type of religion. I used to be Catholic but now I'm agnostic but I...
    michelle21689 michelle21689
    22-25, F
    Oct 25, 2012

    Well Maybe I Can

    but i CHOOSE not to. 
    labouroflove labouroflove
    26-30, F
    Nov 22, 2007

    I Have No Problem With Jesus But The Fan Club Bothers Me A Bit.

    I read from the bible often and have earnestly tried to settle in to a christian fellowship more than once but I am always bitterly disappointed. Some are absolutely mind bending 'REJOICE, REJOICE, You've got no bl__dy choice'. Others acquire a dangerous amount of control over...
    will999 will999
    61-65, M
    Sep 26, 2012
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