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I Hate Religion

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    I'm not an atheist, I refuse to put myself into

    a category. I'm spiritual but not religious. Religion is idiotic, it's brainwash, nothing different from a cult. I live for me, I believe in me, i am the only person who can control my life.
    thefeels21 thefeels21 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    I don't mean to be disrespectful towards those

    who are... But you do realise that religion tears people apart instead of creating a bond? Just another way to "tag" people and create yet more differences
    ElizabethRives ElizabethRives 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 8

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    The topic of religion always makes me furious.

    You can try to convince me all you'd like, but all religion sounds like a fairytale made for children, so they can learn 'morals', because their parents are too busy to. It's hypocritical, it makes no logical sense, and it makes people simply narrow minded. I will never force...
    Shelbyinshambles Shelbyinshambles 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    It occurred to me that hating religion is like

    trying to bite your elbow. Pointless. All that religion represents is a lack of education. How can I hate a lack of something? How can anyone hate nothing? I have explained myself in more detail in my most recent "I like to think" story, if anyone is interested in the reasons...
    EvGenius EvGenius 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    sikphuq sikphuq 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    I'm getting really freaking sick

    and tired of seeing atheists post on here saying "I hate God, because Christians shove him down our throat, and Christians are annoying freaks." Etc. And I freaking hate the Christians that say shiz like "I hate atheists, they'll go to he'll" Does it really matter..? Does...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    What An Extremely Profitable Business

    F ollow this train of thought......   I have a product to sell you that you're really gonna need. You will pay me 10% of YOUR income for it. I'll never let you see it. You must show up weekly to me for it. You'll bring your children to me and I'll threaten them to buy it...
    qff35 qff35 41-45, M 23 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    *I'm doing some research

    for a dissertation and this is a small part of my paper* Do you hate religion in all cases? If so, why? I completely agree that religion has caused major issues in history and in current times. However, there are also people who use religion as their basis for being better and...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    So sick of being forced to be a christian.

    I love God and Jesus. But I do not go to church and I do not call myself christian. It's my own choice and what I want to believe. I had a fight with my Grandmother about going to church and she doesn't even go! The reason I do not call myself a Christian: So many times...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    If the closest thing is to a burning bush you

    have got to is a STD. There probley is no God.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 Apr 26

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    The word hate is a very applicable word

    for this sick indoctrination!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Je Suis Charlie Every form of media should

    present this picture as a sign of true solidarity. Not just the words above.
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M Mar 9

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    The Lord's Prayer - Uncut

    Our Father, which aren't in heaven Shallow hid be thy Game. Thy Kingdom? None. Sin and corruption will be done in earth, Do your best to contradict heaven Give us this day , I give you my brain And reprimand us our inevitable idiocy As we murder them in the name of God for no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Religion Breeds Ignorance And Impedes Progress

    The title says it all.These kooky beliefs have done everything from restrict advances that could cure terrible disease like cancer and AIDS  through the restriction of stem cell research to keeping women from basic healthcare due to these wildly irresponsible "personhood" bills...
    proudgqdyke proudgqdyke 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    My dad has thrown his last temper tantrum

    for me. I had told him how I was suffering from a nightmares about the accident and I think about it all day and I can't stop it and you know what he tells me? "Give it to god. He will take it from you. You need to let it go. And you know people alway tell me that your...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Look I am done with the Christian crazies.

    ....they do not understand arguments.....if you prove them wrong they turn mean, if you tell them you are not christian they say you disagree you go to hell.... Well forget that I am about to go nuts! I don't believe in your holy books, I don't believe in you are right, and I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    I am not religious. Everyone believes their

    religion is the correct and true religion. Who is to say? Religion is one of the main reasons for wars and hate crimes. If you are religious fine, but keep it to yourself and realize, it is only your BELIEF. There are no cold, hard facts. Just be a good person and do the...
    Psych102 Psych102 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I strongly disagree with religion.

    It causes nothing but war and suffering, and holding on to illogical, outdated beliefs. This is a quote from a friend of mine's grandmother: "Do not try to engage a rational discussion with religious people. No way they will change their believes /confusion / delusion. You...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    It is a function of religion

    that it sees itself as the highest reference for morality and above all other beliefs. This means that it puts down other beliefs and is insulted when other beliefs put it down.
    barzins barzins 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 11

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    The only good thing to come out of religion is

    the BBC radio series Old Harry's Game which is a comedy set in the depths of Hell written by and staring in Andy Hamilton.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 Apr 26

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    F*** Religion

    Religion is a blind faith for a fool of a man. I really dont give a **** wtf you believe in but why is it that you have to push your beliefs on everyone else? Thats right im talking to all you jesus freaks out there! God is bs. He just gives hope to people for s*** thats never...
    Monigrl71994 Monigrl71994 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Catholics Are the Biggest Hypocrites.

    They are the stupidest people in the world. Seriously. I mean i went to church one day to see my sister perform in some dance coz she was graduating from a private school and well..the crap the teachers said about "god".. Like you wonder why they are all "NO...
    waytoogenerous waytoogenerous 16-17, F 53 Responses Nov 16, 2006

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    Religion and 'the Church'

    i may believe in God.  i may believe in evolution.  i may read the Bible and watch all sorts of mind expanding science shows and believe it all but what i don't believe in is 'man.'  religion and 'the church' is all about 'man.'  it's nothing more than...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 29 Responses Jun 12, 2007

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    There Shouldn't Be Any Religion

    I hate all religions. there is no such thing like that. and God hasn't created it. God cannot divide between his own children. Why there have to be different religions when all give the same messege? I believe in God and but I just don't believe in the religion. There can't...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 21 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    We Need Balance, Not Conviction!

    Every time I meet a religious man I walk away wondering if they have even realized that they themselves exist and have potential.  Every Christian is so obsessed with doing everything that Christ tells them to for Christ that they completely dismiss their own input and their...
    corndiggity corndiggity 22-25, M 11 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    Easter Sunday is always stressful

    for me, as I am the only one that doesn't enjoy going to church for Easter service, so I just don't. My family always invites me and encourages me to join them, but it seems hypocritical to go just because everyone else is going.
    jeffngeorgia jeffngeorgia 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4

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    I'm not an atheist in any way,

    I believe whole heartedly in there being a higher power. I even believe in God, to some extent. I believe in every religion, they believe their gods but for me the one thing I don't accept, is religion. I was raised by parents who were catholic, but refused that as they grew...
    Ariadni8 Ariadni8 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2014

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    Why is it that if one person sees an imaginary

    figure it's called insanity? But if a group of people see an imaginary figure it's called religion?
    isatbytheocean isatbytheocean 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 31, 2014

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    religion(s) is just a fairy tale !

    are yu still believe in santa ? the annoying thing is that people murder other people because of their god and this since more than 2000 years ! they even spank their kids to teach them good manners and be good people. thank yu mam thank yu dad thank yu god amen
    Elviria Elviria 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I Hate Religion, But I Can't Hate The Sheep...

    Intellectually - I think all religions do more harm than good, and that has been established and maintained throughout human existence. I know good people who are religious. I know very smart people who are religious. But just because some religious people can be caring or wise...
    blushdrip blushdrip 26-30, F 3 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Down with the ignorant masses portraying their

    religion as fact! Realize you can never prove religion. Believe what you will bet never force me to believe your ways.
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 8

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    I am sure many of you here agree with me,

    but I am so frustrated banging my head against the wall: RELIGION IS MAN MADE!!!!
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Well... Religion is something very materialistic

    when it comes to a true spiritual experience. Once you experience spirituality you finally get rid of religion
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I just don't think religion fixes problems,

    it makes problems worse. Take the crusades for example. I think life would be so much better if there were no religion. But that's just my view on the topic, everyone has the right to express their thoughts.
    xGNFx xGNFx 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2014

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    There are so many things wrong with most of the

    world religions, especially Christianity and Islam. It angers me especially when people justify their actions based on their religion. The ancient tribesmen believed that human sacrifice was required to please their gods, there is little difference. Just because you believe...
    Dragonforce7 Dragonforce7 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I am presently watching a documentary on Jesus,

    quite clearly by producers with a subtle Christian inclination. It is not presented with a critical tone and describes that crucified Nazarene's life as a matter of fact. For a start, this frustrates me as I can imagine the credulous audience this 'documentary' reaches and...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Religion is used as a weapon.

    Not all religious people are bad but it seems to bring out the worst in people. Religion seems like a justified excuse to hate people and make others feel unnecessary guilt. Religion is negative when it should be positive. The hypocritical and holier-than-thou bible thumpers are...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 7 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    I Don't Understand the Religious.

    I was brought up in a house that was amibivalent about religion. Both of my parents believe in a vague sort of God but never attended church or told me or my sister about religion. I read a lot about dinosaurs and science as a kid and I came to regard Christianity as a bunch of...
    Mango Mango 16-17, F 10 Responses Nov 21, 2006

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    Everything about it. A lot of Christians agree

    about hating religion, but then they pull the whole "but i love my relationship with Jesus Christ/God!" out of their butts. like WAKE UP people! The whole god nonsense is something the church instilled in them. It's something they use to keep them coming back, or the very least...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 26

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    I honestly hate religion,

    specifically Christians. They are so arrogant to assume that their God is the true God even though they are a newer religion and people believed in many different gods before the Christian god. Also, they have a whole book (the bible) that they pick and choose to follow from. In...
    Bonneyshattuck Bonneyshattuck 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I Don't Hate Religion

    I am an atheist. Religion has demonstrated itself time and time again to be intellectually dishonest, malicious, etc. But you all know this. This is why you joined. But while I share most of the same views the rest of you have on why religion is detrimental to society, I do not...
    DreamsinaPie DreamsinaPie 18-21, M 27 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    berangere berangere 66-70, F Jun 15

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    When a man on a street is reading the out loud

    through a loud speaker is it ok to stand next to him and shout prise satan and all the demons of hell?
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 5 Responses Apr 15

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