I Respect Different Beliefs and Values

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    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls
    41-45, F
    15 Responses Jun 29, 2011

    I have been hit by both sides of the spectrum.

    The ultra conservatives have blasted me for posting on sites they deem too risque. The ultra liberals say that I am too much of a stuffed shirt. One person said that I was abusive because I left my mentally ill wife because I got tired of her beating me. Shame on me for...
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2015

    I just hated when people shove their beliefs

    down your throat or think they're superior.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl
    18-21, F
    Jul 9, 2014

    Close your eyes , still endure .

    When angry , if you yelled , and the end . It is close to prayer . Hate is not rough to the work of people , judgment is God's area . - Told me so it was brothers of Arab ./ From the slain japanese journallist Kenji Goto who was killed by terrorists recently =(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 2, 2015

    I'm a temporal agnostic,

    and my boyfriend is a neopagan. (Note: there seems to be this misconception that "pagan" means "devil worship". In fact, pagans don't even believe in the devil. They are overall pretty peaceful, mostly unified by the belief that nature is sacred and polytheism.) Anyways. his...
    adulaire adulaire
    18-21, F
    Dec 25, 2013

    Spent some time tonight on the wal-mart of

    social media...FB...defending my views on trans people and bathrooms. I finally told this dude to pee at home if he was so afraid of what he might encounter in a public restroom. He threw out the "values" card, by which I'm assuming he means "traditional" values. I reminded...
    meeshmouse meeshmouse
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13

    No one is right and no one is wrong.

    Most of us live in democracy and so keep an open eye on everything around you. Not just scholars, but primitive life can hold a wealth of skill that we can learn from!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 17, 2015

    The older Ive become,

    the more I value things in life ...
    CatWomen21 CatWomen21
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 2, 2015

    I'm An Atheist

    My work brings me into contact with people from a HUGE range of ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.  I consider myself really lucky to be in such a job, and to have the opportunity to learn about these people, the places they come from, their cultural habits, and...
    adjyo adjyo
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    I'd like to know different beliefs

    and values because I get to learn new things
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 13, 2015

    I need to stimulate my argumentative side.

    Any topic, I don't care. Message me and I will oppose your argument. This is just for fun.
    Forestofwonders Forestofwonders
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2015

    "Religious wars are not caused by the fact

    that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason." -Charles de Secondat
    BurningFist BurningFist
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 13, 2014

    I will always respect different beliefs

    and values but within reason. There is no way I will ever accept Sharia Law, it is not only insane and archaic. It is incompatible with freedom or civilization.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2014

    I was raised a Roman Catholic,

    but I am hardly practising this now! I am lapsed, and I don't have an interest now in the mysteries of the church. But, I don't mind talking with people who are friendly even to discuss matters constructively.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2014

    I don't argue about stuff like religion

    and politics. I hate people who use their own beliefs as an excuse to do bad things, or tell people that their way is the only right way. I'm not saying anything about my own beliefs and values in this post, and I will ignore people who attack me for my beliefs and values. Have...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack
    16-17, F
    Jul 11, 2015

    Lots of Indian and Muslim families have moved

    into my area over the last 10 years. What I have always noticed is that many seem extremely family oriented. I often see young parents frequenting grocery and clothing stores in my area. A mom and dad will be walking together, two little toddlers grasping their hands with their...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    Because if I would like to be respected

    for my beliefs I would assume others would like that in return. We don't know for certain the meaning of life of how we all happened but one thing is for certain, we are all in this together! So we should all respect each other. If there should be a 'religion' or a belief that...
    spiritorchid9 spiritorchid9
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2014

    Actually I Don’t Think We’re That Different

    Okay, maybe the ways to communicate with God (or the Higher Power, the divine, or whatever you like to call It) are different, there are people who go to church, there are also people who go to mosque, and there are people who go to temple, etc. But those differences are only in...
    charmingpurple charmingpurple
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 24, 2012

    I looked up the atheism side of things & mostly

    came across a very heavy criticism towards religious hypocrisy. That people forget to have tolerance, respect & love for each other. I was thinking of maybe discussing some viable reasons why he may or may not exist & many other various beliefs we may or may not have...
    supergirl805 supergirl805
    22-25, F
    Jan 6

    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 religions worship the same Universal Being/Spirit. Their particular belief system come from thier viewpiont at the time it came into...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    Respect your elders. I'll respect anyone

    who respects me, regardless of age ☺️
    3st3ll3 3st3ll3
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2015

    Within reason. There are some things I just can

    NOT understand. Like most Christians, passing judgement and just generally being dicks. Racism. Child abuse. Extremists. Pessimism. I think that one is my pet peeve; pessimism. What good has being so negative ever brought you?? But yea. Moderation is key. Never throw...
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

    differences guides to discussions,

    finding similarities :)
    km1969 km1969
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 14, 2015

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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 6, 2013

    I respect other different beliefs,

    opinions, values, goals, etc. I think EVERYONE should also respect other peoples beliefs, opinions, values, goals, etc. Everyone on Earth is different. We all think differently, have our own opinions in different things : What we believe in religious or non religious wise, what...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness
    16-17, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2015

    I may not agree with you,

    but i will respect you, but if we can have a interesting conversation on the topic without personal vendettas and emotions taking complete control I will respect you even more... Just as long as you're not shoving your belief down my throat!
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday
    18-21, F
    Jun 7, 2014

    If you believe in God,

    who cares? If you believe in nothing, who cares? If you believe we were created from aliens or whatever, who ******* cares? It doesn't affect you. Just be ******* nice.
    seriouslybrit seriouslybrit
    18-21, F
    Jun 23, 2014

    Open heart, open mind.

    We are all fundamentally the same. We all feel pain, love, despair, longing, and hope.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 28, 2015

    We live in a world of diversity with many

    different cultures and histories! So you can’t criticise and got no right to disrespect different beliefs and values if you haven’t experienced it! It’s no good believing the media as we all know how over exaggerated it is and over generalise it!I am open...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2014

    I take the time to learn about

    and respect your beliefs so why can't you do the same for me? I find it really horrible when people take a bash at Muslim beliefs cause most of these people haven't even read the Qur'an or the Hadith. They have no basis of where they're getting their knowledge from and are...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    When people say "Just respect my opinion!

    " and their opinion disrespects someone's existence...
    ScissorhandsFingeredMe ScissorhandsFingeredMe
    16-17, F
    Apr 1

    My Belief

    God, Aka, The Creator, Holy Spirit, Allah, Buddha, Great Spirit Kind of been busy lately and haven't had much time to write but I have to address this. Now I want you to understand something, this is my opinion and I don't much care if you agree with it or not I'm just gonna put...
    humblerider humblerider
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jun 26, 2013

    Well, I respect them to a degree.

    If someone's values consist of hurting others in any way, I have no respect for that. Of course, this may include the major and extreme ways that others hurt people, but it can also include somewhat "minor" ways. Although there's nothing minor about hurting anyone, some are...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    A friend of mine told me

    that the other day she spent time with her "friends with benefits"/ "booty call". I'm not entirely sure how I feel about that concept. The thing is that I'm old fashioned and didn't know the real meaning of it til I started university. My parents never taught me about that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 15, 2015

    I believe you should be a good person in life.

    .. And being a good person involves not judging others for not being like you.
    BeforeViolet BeforeViolet
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

    Holi is the time to develop understanding

    and love for each other.Here, is a platform for you all to renew your friendship and to expressheartiest love by scribbling a beautiful Holi message for loved ones.
    snehathakur snehathakur
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 23
    miimii0069 miimii0069
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    For some reasons I hate love songs,

    I hate lyrics that talk about s..ex what happened to good music every song u hear us about lust and as a mother I think it is inappropriate to be listening to Marvin Gahys sexual healing with your 15 and ten year old daughter in the room .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 6, 2015

    #ONENESS #ONEWORLD #ONEUNIVERSE

    #NAMASTE✨🙏✨❤️❤️❤️
    QueenAlessa QueenAlessa
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2013
    indigobrandon indigobrandon
    22-25, M
    Jan 8, 2014

    I Shall Not Be Moved!

    This morning I awoke to yet more death threat scripture from mormonman2. I blocked him when I read the first threat, but, somehow, he got through four hours later. My stories on EP are often concerning my life as a witch. I live an authentic life and this is my true face right...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Feb 13, 2012

    We all argue about our beliefs.

    Some believe on a God, a deity, some do not. For me, it ia very much possible that an intelligent designer, someone or even something even superior than our race might have been the cause of what we are humans today. Only we do not know what or who, again some of us claim that...
    PsiChic PsiChic
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 16, 2015

    I'm really tickled that I was just told I don't

    get messages from God. The last person to tell me that was a psychiatrist. :D
    cd7622 cd7622
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014

    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 my battles wisely. If reasoning with said person isn't working, if they're failing to realize my side of things, their is no point in continuing...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    I respect most beliefs

    and values anyway. If a person honestly has thought about something and has come to a conclusion, I'll respect that. But I'm a bit iffy about believing just because you were taught you had to when you were a kid. Likewise, when someone has seriously been the victim of...
    mickitg mickitg
    46-50, T
    2 Responses Feb 10

    I have no problem hanging with people of

    different beliefs , just as long as you don't try to flip every conversation into a religious one lol
    Iamalostcause Iamalostcause
    22-25, M
    Nov 13, 2014

    I will all ways respect other people have

    different beliefs and religious values to me just as long as they respect that as an atheist i have mine that are different to theres
    CandiceMarieAllcoxx CandiceMarieAllcoxx
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Is it only the fear of hell

    that we believe in God?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    Someone very important to me will soon be

    facing the "establishment" for her closely-held ideas and beliefs. She has not prosthetized them. She has not gone door-to-door looking to press her beliefs on others. At the same time, she is not shy about expressing them - unlike many religions, cults and political movements...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 24, 2015

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