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I Hate "Seperation of Church and State"

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    Woefully Ignorant

    I believe we have become a woefully ignorant society. The separation of church and state is being used as the basis for having the Ten Commandments removed from a courthouse. How many years has it been since the Declaration of Independence was written? How long has it been...
    grailsearcher grailsearcher 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Like Removing Its Heart

    Seperation of church and state is a method of ensuring that the goverment cannot mandate which religion the American people choose to hold or not hold...whichever the case may be. Our nation was founded upon and our dollar still says "In God we Trust"....
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 13 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    Not that I'm an atheist or anything, I just hate church gossip though. My life is something that a bunch of elderly ladies would discuss about and it's embarrassing. And I would be...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 9 hrs ago

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    I am all in favour of religious freedom and believe that everyone should have the right to follow whichever spiritual path they feel is best suited to their own particular needs...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    In so many ways i have become soft the past decade. There was a time when I was sure of every footstep. A time when any street, any time of day or night, was fair game. Any...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    Lately I've been having this fear of losing those I love. Not just my family but my bf. It's also made me realize my own mortality. I haven't been afraid of death or loss since...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 27

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    They're even in the House of GOD, meaning church.... From the First Lady of the church to the laymembers are rude all up in my church. What in the world are they going to church...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    So recently I have done all I know to do to make this mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship work. I am well rooted in church and trying to do right and I want a good...
    HerworstEnemy HerworstEnemy 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Its so stupid, I hate going to church I absolutely can not stand being in that hell hole. Its a waste of time, sitting in a tiny, hot, disgusting shack listening to old men scream...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    There was a white Syrian lady at the Coptic Orthodox Church in Bournemouth who saw me once walking into the church and she looked at me with so much hatred and contempt because I'm...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Apr 4

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    Utah doesn't like outsiders. They Don't even accept Mormons that move from others states. A lot of Mormons that move to Utah end up leaving the Mormon church. They try everything...
    IDonna IDonna 51-55 5 days ago

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    I've hated my family's church. The religion and message are fine, typical Christian church. The thing I have a major problem is how there are rules that have no basis at all to...
    goshgollydolly goshgollydolly 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    George Zimmerman Says Killing Trayvon Martin Was God's 'Plan,' But These Christians Don't Agree Antonia Blumberg George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin in...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I love God but I hate church it's so boring and I feel like they judge you they tell not to do this or that. I just like talking to God about my feelings and everything. I am a...
    genecas27 genecas27 13-15, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    As I write the is, overwhelming guilt best describes what I feel. I have what some would consider a good life: married with two daughters, and employed as a nurse. I acknowledge...
    LanguishingSoul LanguishingSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm tired being dragged to church against my will. But hey, I need to suck it up until I move out of my parent's house. -_- The last thing I need is old church ladies telling me...
    yukishiro yukishiro 16-17, F Mar 29

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    Raised as a Jehovah's Witness, stood my ground and refused to go anymore at 14. Mainly because my new best friend was gay and such a wonderful person I don't understand why it...
    xxxmeredithxxx xxxmeredithxxx 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    The anti-discrimination laws will not remedy the severity of the widespread practice of discrimination and intolerance as it currently exists in Utah. Discrimination, despite...
    EmeraldCross EmeraldCross 26-30 Apr 1

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    I grew up in the South, but moved to Denver 2 years ago with my husband and son. Now we have another son. I hate it here. I feel completely trapped and like I don't belong here...
    seasidesun seasidesun 26-30, F Apr 2

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    Now why cant we all just get along like civilized human beings? Not ignorant baboons. Whether u go to church or not, stop criticizing other religions because they dont share ideas...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I certainly had a few times I was pulled out of church and spanked. mainly for big issues like my sunday school teacher telling my daddy I misbehaved, or ignoring warning glances...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I hate going to church I was raised Mormon and it was the worst thing ever. I'm now frown having a fe anthiest
    freedoom21 freedoom21 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I posted something like this last time on my other account, but now I feel the need to post it here for a second time because this is really and I mean REALLY getting on my nerves...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am sitting here once again dreading Sunday, because that's when SD7 and SD5 arrive and ruin everything until my partner drops them off at school on Monday morning. We have them...
    reluctantstepmom reluctantstepmom 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have mixed feelings about church. I admit, I don't really conform to organized religion. My experience with church is limited to a handful of trips to the 9th Street Baptist...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I just found out JESUS predestined my friend for HEAVEN and me for hell. What really cuts me is that she thinks JUST LIKE ME I know cause if i put myself in the same life as her...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Indeed. But I see now. The only way to combat utter hatred is with understanding and compassion. I pity the children, they were not taught love. I feel sorry for the adults they...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I forgot to mention ..while I was living in Brighton from (2000-2008) The Copts (Egyptians &sudanese)made rumours about me and they spread it all over Brighton ..that I was a bad...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I live in America, and have been conditioned since I was little that I should be more European. I am Black, and do come from an European ancestry, but if you look at me I am just...
    Noodles99 Noodles99 13-15, F Apr 6

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    He did something annoying that he does often. He doesn't do this unless he is in a certain mood. It's unpredictable but in convinced it's some game to manipulate her because why is...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 days ago

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    I've posted about this subject before, but since my last post things are very different. My girlfriend (K) and I are no longer together, but we are living together. She broke it...
    LostStepDad LostStepDad 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I text my friend Megan whose an md and im like I hate paps so in the middle of church she's like did u take my advice and was all like just push lol so as revenge I went to...
    siucgal11 siucgal11 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I forgot to mention ..while I was living in Brighton from (2000-2008) The Copts (Egyptians &sudanese)made rumours about me and they spread it all over Brighton ..that I was a bad...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Today a family member brought shirts for my family and I said I really liked a specific one and if it were to fit I'd love to have it, and my mom totally embarrassed me I front of...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My husband is the dumbest most childish person I have ever met! When people ask how long we've been married, I respond with way too long. Really though, we've only been married...
    dixielanddelight dixielanddelight 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    They are always dragging me to their orthodox church for hours and hours of bullshit even though I'm agnostic at most. They are always on my *** and I am just so tired of keeping...
    wildewhit wildewhit 16-17, F Apr 11

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    I'm not a religious person, but for some reason I enjoy hearing them ring. Maybe I associate it with the movies, probably my favourite movie, It's A Wonderful Life. Seems to be...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I'm reeling from my past and how it's affected my present and destroyed my future. I was a horrible person and partied it up for so long. Then I just decided to change. I didn't go...
    CatTH63 CatTH63 22-25, F Apr 16

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    So I was with this guy for a very short period of time but jumped right into it. He broke up with me and we eventually stopped talking. Back and forth we would contact each other...
    bgirl24 bgirl24 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I've been a stepmom now for about 2 years to a now 4 year old. When I first met my now husband, things were great between me and the child. However as he and I got more involved...
    tcap422 tcap422 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago