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I Have No Religion

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    Should Have To Have One

    Oky my mom's family are religious about EVERYTHING. My dads side also except there Jehovah s. My family haven't ever really pushed religion really on me or anything when I was little. but as I got older stuff started going bad in my family and my mom and dad were like go to "god...
    D3L13 D3L13 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2011

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    wanting to buy the satanic bible next time I

    get a chance, I've looked into just a few other religions but none seem to interest me that much. mainly christianity which is a huge turn off, wicca seemed kind of interesting but just not my thing anymore. honestly don't know much about satanism, but defintely wanting to learn...
    beca0a1 beca0a1 26-30, F Jul 23

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    Iv was really big into religion I grew up

    supposably being "catholic" when I would go to church every Sunday and Wednesdays for youth meetings. Then one day I found out the priest had raped one of the boys that would go to the youth meetings with me . I was in 8th grade. So my parents made me switch church and the next...
    desi18 desi18 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Why Should There Be Religion?

    Why should there be religions? Yes it's something for people to believe in and to turn to but what good does religion actually give us? I know everyone is entitled to their own beliefs, I have nothing against it but I have no religion. Religion has caused wars, more deaths than a...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Never Have, Never Will

    I have never gone to church, even as a child. My mother believed that I should be the one to decide what religion I would follow, and now, I dont really want to follow any. To me, a lot of them just limit you. You have to do this, do that. and a lot of those people all seem to be...
    JustaPerson101 JustaPerson101 18-21 Mar 11, 2013

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    Freedom

    You are either religious or free.
    soheil4 soheil4 18-21, M Sep 9, 2013

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    More And More

    I've come to realize I'm not suited to be a 'member/follower' of any type of religion. I just remember watching people in church 'getting the holy spirit' and jumping around and 'speaking in tongues' and wondering why I didn't feel it? What was wrong with me. At this time I was...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    I have no religion, but know I'll never be a

    christian. I don't read the bible, what I have read of it most I didn't understand, and really don't care to understand it either. first thing is I don't think anyone knows how we got here, 2nd I don't believe all the sin in this world was caused by a lady that ate a piece of...
    beca0a1 beca0a1 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I was never bought up

    as religious. I first became aware of it when I went to school. You see, back in the 1970s some schools in the UK were still populated by the 'old school' Teachers bought up in the halcyon days of the 1950s, where Sunday School and church were a focal point of what is was to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 27

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    Feels Like A Divorce

    It has been about a month after my decision not to continue to live as a Catholic.  It happened mainly because it was time for me to pass on all of the usual rituals of baptism and communion to my son.  I suddenly began to reflect on my life as a Catholic and how strongly I...
    B3lla01 B3lla01 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    I Choose Not to Have One

    I feel that most religions tie you down to one way of life. I prefer to just call myself diverse. I don't have a problem with people who have strong religions though. Especially christianity and other religions of the like because I would have to say they have the strongest...
    peachplumpear peachplumpear 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    I Like This Group

    while i feel there is a power out there i do not feel it is what others want you to thing and feel i do not think he want you to followol others like there are a judis goat we ewere give a mind and knowledge to use it
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Not That I Don't Want One...

            When I was young, like really young, we went to a catholic church. I went to Sunday school, I was babtised, I was getting ready for a communion. (I still don't really know what that is...) However, by the age of 7, we stopped attending church. My mother began to...
    anothersilhouette anothersilhouette 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2011

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    I was never raised as a religious person.

    My parents and I never went to church it's because my mom didn't like how they had you do all these things go to events give them money(when there this giant church with gold leaf everywhere) and it made sense. I've been in an actual church service I think 4 times so far in my...
    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    But That Doesn't Make Me An Atheist,,,

    My boyfriend is a hardcore atheist.  To him, there is nothing in this world that cannot be explained with science.  Anything he cannot explain with science, he believes is still explainable using scientific terms - we just don't know what those terms are.   The...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    I Believe In Nothing Religious.

    I have absolutely no belief in God and I can't even consider such nonsense. I don't know if anyone else feels the same way, but I've only met one or two people in my life that did and I was married to both. Am I so unusual to have no faith? Is the human brain so wired for it...
    kelalone kelalone 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    Don't Believe...

    There is no religion that i have found that suits me...Everything i have tried, has just been a total let down, but i am okay be not having a religion...It just means that i am my own person, and no one else's...
    Godzirra7377 Godzirra7377 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    I do I really do hate religion.why u may ask well(btw be4 we start this please this is the truth if u don't like it don't read any further than this u have been viewer discretion...
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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
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    The Fourth DimensionWhat does it mean to be truly enlightened. Wikipedia has dozens of definitions for the word enlightened, not a single one describing what I mean. So I assume...
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    Two things. I don't believe religion is a good thing and I don't believe religions are real. Religions are there, but they aren't real to me. Because there are so many of them...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    It is my personal belief that religion should not be preached publicly. I am a semi-atheist, and although I have no issues with people believing in certain things, to go around...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    i personally.... don't share your belief on quite the same level, i think. I think it's super neat that you can find something that you have put your faith into believing. I think...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    let people believe what makes them happy. Let them be as committed to the religion as they liked to be. Some need to stop shoving religion down other peoples' throats. Some also...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M Aug 30

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    The term atheism is derived from 'a', the Greek word for 'not' and from 'theos', the Greek word for 'god'. Atheos, meaning "without gods". In other words, meaning "non-theist...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi I'm new here and just want to say that I don't care what religion u are or even if ur not, I will not judge you on the religion you follow or if u follow a religion at all. Me...
    shaun987 shaun987 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    religions are influenced by men, men are mperfect, so religions are Imperfect to. if anyone thinks he know the perfect Religion, tell me...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I laugh at people who say they are believers in science and therefore can't believe in religion. I am not very religious anymore but I grew up in a religious community with many...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I am thinking about Catholicism. I have always been an atheist; my entire life. That's incorrect. I believe in God in a spiritual sense more than a feared and obeying sense. I...
    7Questions 7Questions 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I wonder what religions will remain in 1,000 years. With science ever advancing, I highly doubt the religions of today will still be prevalent. I only wish I could be around to see...
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I believe in god. I don't believe in any of these religions written by man. My Mother wants my sisters and I to become muslim and I don't want to be muslim. I'm not sure what to do...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I support and find my inspiration in Norse paganism and I keep it to myself. But those who know and are of other religion mainly Christians since that's the main religion of the US...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Religion divides us to much. War would most likely be over if we were not fighting because of our religions.
    AudreySexyEmoGirl AudreySexyEmoGirl 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not to sound like an atheist, but do you guys truly, and I mean down to every single speck of atom in your body, believe that religion is going to save us? You say that there is an...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    It really upsets me! As a Christian, I don't thrust my beliefs in other peoples faces to avoid making people uncomfortable. I discuss it rationally when a situation arises. Yet it...
    LostApothecary LostApothecary 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I believe in Scientology because it is the only religion that makes any sense. A quick look at the world around can tell you that all of the other religions are completely wrong...
    Xenu4Lyffe Xenu4Lyffe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    1.I don't always believe I have to go to a temple to pray.2.I prefer to pray silently.3.I have respect for all religions.4.I have been inside a church as well as a mosque.5.I...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    God is great, I totally believe in God and a heaven. But I don't believe in all these religions.
    alyssab11 alyssab11 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    A pretty accurate description of all the various religions:
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I think religion is a sin it's cased nothing but hate and wars thru out the ages and causes people to fight I'm not saying I hate god I'm just saying I hate what we made him into
    jonnyboy325685 jonnyboy325685 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Alongside politics and science, and the way all three of them are approached and presented, I do believe religion was a mistake to make in a world like this.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 28

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    All others are pseudo religions. Only we will enter the Kingdom of Heaven and sit at God's right hand.
    mygodistheonlygod mygodistheonlygod 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    What are your thoughts on this? Personally, I don't care about religion people's beliefs are there own, not my business.
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 4 Responses Sep 2

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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...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    "Religions, like languages, sound different even when they say the same things."
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Just philosophy. The sciences do nothing for me, and just stay out of religion altogether!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    it impossible to relate all religions (except for Mormons and scientologists). The different beliefs by different people dont just make any sense with the evolution of man. Muslims...
    ishansaha24 ishansaha24 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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