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I Have No Religion

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    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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    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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    Freedom

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

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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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    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 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 2 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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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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    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, 2014

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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 don't have a religion.

    My family is all Christian But I could never accept it. I'm not saying I don't believe in god. I just can't lay my problems to someone just because someone says he/she is real because that's what they believe. I carry my own burden and ask for no ones help. My challenges in my...
    aztecwolf aztecwolf 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2011

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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 8 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I have never had the diligence to act truly in

    accord with any religion, nor, being born a skeptic, have I had the inclination. I have no doubt that many so-called "holy books" have much to offer mankind, but their best counsel is usually destroyed by their interpreters, who are unwilling to admit that their content is based...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    I'm not going to believe in a God

    that tells me I'm inferior because I have a vagina. It does not make sense and basically proof that religion is made up by men.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    im a muslim and im absolutely disgusted! i keep on hearing how they call us terrorists and all that! and the same goes for other religions i hate when SOME muslims see a person...
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    One thing that really irks me whenever I get to my work. It has a proud sign saying "14 religions, one college". How about the non-religious? And why do they imply everyone is...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 2 Responses May 3

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    Something about Hinduism speaks to me so vividly. It is rare for me to be so interested in religion because it was forced down my throat growing up in my family... Well with my...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response May 13

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    I just have problem with commitments. I don't want to be committed to one religion and do something bad. I believe that I can do something good with or without religion. I do...
    ariettaxsydney ariettaxsydney 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    I know God is real but I don't have any religion anymore. I know all the rest are false religions. I am all gone . God hates me . I am a goner without Him. I hate my friend. I want...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Others will prove religion wrong. But we can bark if we want. And should if religion is causing pain. Like the wealthy have. By controlling religion.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 4

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    It's funny how you can tell me that my religion is not a religion. You can tell me I need to learn English. You can call me stupid child. You can be totally rude to me and my way...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F May 12

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    that men could die martyrs for their religion - I have shudder'd at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion Love is my religion And I could die for...
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    I don't believe it exists. All religion is either disorganized or no one attends it. (Joking) :D I do tend to think though that whenever you get a collection of people together...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I've noticed that a lot of people don't believe in God because of all the bad things he lets happen like disease and war, but I think that's a wrong reason not to believe. I'm not...
    1ChangeForTheBetter1 1ChangeForTheBetter1 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Religion is pointless! It will keep dividing people! I had once read a joke saying "A man and a god met somewhere and both exclaimed 'My Creator!'" People should understand now...
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M May 2

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    I honestly don't care about it. Religions shouldn't be an obstacle in making friends with each other. No further explanations!
    justsomeguy29 justsomeguy29 26-30, M 1 Response May 10

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    God wants one thing for all of us.....to be happy. ok! well we all know the world isn't full of good. its filled with the good and the bad! ... ying and yang! so maybe the reason...
    Ifonlycr Ifonlycr 18-21, M May 5

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    I can't believe it! Yesterday I experienced a paradox as it was a conflict of my two greatest passions: hatred of religion and the welcoming of equality for all. I saw a girl...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response May 7

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    1994-introduction to crack, 9 months into using: went to prison (manslaughter & robbery) Incarcerated for 14 years 11 months. Earned a BA degree while in prison, got involved in...
    johnqrich johnqrich 41-45, M May 13

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    Why do Christians claim same sex marriage is the death of traditional values? It is only the death of the Values enforced by Christians - and by enforced it was you do as we say or...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 4 Responses May 20

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    So many people get caught up in religion that there is not room for God, let alone other people...they forget the church is not a home for perfect people but a hospital for the...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I have studied many religions and practices. I believe everyone is entitled to their beliefs as long as they don't hurt others with said beliefs. Science is fascinating since it...