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I Defend My Beliefs

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    Evidentialist

    I hold to the key assumptions that the universe exists and that we can learn something about it. Beyond those two basal assumptions, without which we can literally go nowhere, I hold that no idea should be held up as knowledge without the evidence to back it up. The stronger...
    Argonnosi Argonnosi 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I Have Been A Target

     and i have fought back.these know-it -alls .i don`t belive in attacking someone`s beliefs,or race.that is what weak minded people do.and i do not judge people for what they may say.i judge them by their actions.i have been attacked because i  belive that many of todays...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    You Know It...

    If you try to insult me of my beliefs I will fire back. I don't like intolerance of religious beliefs, race, gender, sexuality, anything. I will defend my beliefs and I am a good arguer. I won't hold my tounge. Fight me if you dare.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    Logically

    I enjoy defending my beliefs. At times it is difficult to defend my beliefs because I do not belong to any religious group so therefore I don't have a book of some sort to provide evidence for what I am saying. I prefer it this way because it's a matter of logically explaining...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F Dec 17, 2010

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    Why Bad Things Happen

    If theres anything I understand about God better than anything, its why he allows bad things to happen. I'm so, so tired of hearing rude atheists saying stuff like "if God is so loving why do bad things happen to good people?" They could easily figure out the answer to...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    In Reply To A Post To Mentalgent...

    MentalGent requested I post my perspective on the formation of the Bible - most specifically, the New Testament, - in a separate section, and link it on a board, upon which he and I have engaged in a somewhat heated debate for a couple of days. This is part of a book I endeavor...
    angelsofhope2008 angelsofhope2008 26-30, M 9 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    If your beliefs earn the respect that you desire for them, then I will respect them. Damaging beliefs will not be respected. Beliefs are just that: beliefs. There is nothing that...
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333 26-30, M Jan 2

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    I just realized I spend a lot of time arguing with people who are not worth the argument. It causes unnecessary stress, and it wastes my time. From now on i'm picking and choosing...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So wow, I'm Christian and I respect an atheists beliefs the whole time we speak, but they keep bashing what I believe in the whole time.. or they try to go behind my back after...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    But that hardly happens.People try to influence you to think they are right and the logic they put forward makes you think they are so right.But are they?I wonder.Why can't I be...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    I have studied metaphysics for many years. The more I learn, the more I find the same answer. There is One - Universal Power, Spirit, God; whatever name you want to use. All...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My ex called dhs claiming I mentally and emotionally abuse our daughter who I have physical and we have joint custody. I haven't had an interview before. Seems like it went OK...
    Roger182 Roger182 41-45, M Jan 17

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    The topic is pretty self explanatory. :)
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Unless, of course, you are all effed up. Then the gloves are off.
    Kickingtires Kickingtires 51-55, M Jan 1

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    Though they may look boring to you.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I am want you would call tolerant. I am not a hypocrite that is only tolerant of views that are similar to theirs and then walks away when the views skew in another way. I am the...
    myzterieboy myzterieboy 41-45, M Jan 7

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    I sit here wondering how to write this , I was watching a classic show with bear tonight , Mash , it was a famous episode , a clock in the corner ticking in real time a young man...
    Bloominglily Bloominglily 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    ZIAUDDIN SARDAR Wednesday 21 January 2015 Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd The West's best hope...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I used to practice Maum Meditation and I have much experience with Maum Meditation. Recently this organization start changing their name on the Facebook and on the Internet, I...
    abouttruth abouttruth 61-65, M Jan 6

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    I think it is good to not belong to a certain group that has a set of rules which you have to abide by - You have to defend these rules no matter what, just blame it on anything...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I see that the words fanatic and fanatism are too overly used these day. A fanatic is someone who harms those who has different beliefs than their own. His behaviour is aggressive...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    So many ways this can be taken... As regards me...I work and try to get experience in time and learning from masters... I study a language online just for pleasure, it enables me...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 6

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    My past has been nothing but Unnecessary arguments and false beliefs. I soon came to realize there is only one God and that is He himself. There were no greek gods, hence the term...
    jsoaps2 jsoaps2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Excuse me, you don't have to respond and I'm aware my posting this experience could drive you further up the wall, but I'm curious. Why did you block me, then unblock me and delete...
    Unalike Unalike 18-21, M Jan 9

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    I have been feeling so incredibly lonely lately. I have friends at school, but I just feel like they aren't really true friends. It's not that they aren't good people, but I don't...
    Narp12 Narp12 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not exactly appalled because sadly intolerance is a thing that is almost expected to be found everywhere. But a lot of people on this site bother me. I'm a Christian. But I...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Doubting your faith is the same as doubting proof. If you doubt your faith, or you doubt scientific evidence, either way your ability to see the truth is limited. If you defend...
    RoyalCrystalPalace RoyalCrystalPalace 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I used to get so frustrated at people who try to argue religion with me. If it's ever brought up in a conversation, I try to steer away from it or just meet them halfway and give...
    lic92 lic92 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    "All beliefs systems, by definition, are self reinforcing. They have to be. If beliefs systems were not self reinforcing and making themselves seem like the only thing there is to...
    PanicTheManic PanicTheManic 22-25 Dec 28, 2014

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    Partaking in a webinar on "Abundance", which is a state to BE not to "have" :-) Working on applying techniques and collective energy activation for subconscious clearing, and...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    My boyfriend is a Christian and he thinks that me being Agnostic means that I just haven't found my religion yet. He has encouraged me to go to church and I have a few times but it...
    hdb5997 hdb5997 16-17 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I just realized I spend a lot of time arguing with people who are not worth the argument. It causes unnecessary stress, and it wastes my time. From now on i'm picking and choosing...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    What is the difference between criticism of a religious beliefs and criticism of someone's political ideas? The Pope recently said that religious believes should not be criticized...
    Radmossman Radmossman 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Religion and Reason Analytic thinking decreases religious belief. Published on April 26, 2012 by R. Douglas Fields in The New Brain analitic thinking promotes religious disbelief...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    EP is a place to share your experience and your opinion. But when you start to preach on here, get over yourself. People don't care. Just FYI. And I'm not talking about people...
    tvotrseeds tvotrseeds 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I think there is a place for all religions and beliefs, as long as those beliefs do not include practices that hurt others. I never used to believe that something might be right...
    BelovedsoBeloved BelovedsoBeloved 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    When it comes time to protect or enforce your intellectual property, Norvell IP attorneys are there. We litigate intellectual property cases throughout the country and have...
    lovepoe lovepoe 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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    The Hics-All We'll Know I've met these thoughts before, Uncharted waters rising I feel it in my bones Too deep for me to ignore These cross roads Held back by what I thought was...
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    My husband is like a baby I may as well call him one of my children. We have three children, a 6, 5 and 3 year old. It's a miracle we are still together close to 9 years and I can...
    Ava237 Ava237 26-30 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I love her. She makes my day light up. I love her smile, the way she laughs, Her cute short hair, and beautiful eyes. I love her because she's intellegent, but witty, and has a...
    marshiswar marshiswar 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    General: Hi I'm Rachel and I'm working on a story that I've been planning for a long, long time. I'm about 17 right now and I'm still not even close to getting it done. I have the...
    Werewolfgal17 Werewolfgal17 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a lonely kid when I was young. I don't have siblings, or live together with my parents. Nobody knew how lonely I felt during my childhood days. I craved to be loved by anybody...
    Dlyz Dlyz 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I became Episcopalian because I did not see a good enough reason to go to a separate church as my then boyfriend now husband, and he was way more involved in the Episcopal Church...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Alexandra alexein= to defend andras= man to defend men (in war)
    HellColoredFlame HellColoredFlame 13-15, F Jan 3

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