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I Think Religion Causes More Harm Then Good

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    I was raised by a woman

    who used God to get her way. She's my mother. I love and respect her very much. Honestly, I'm not sure if she even knows she does it. Since I was fourteen she wielded the power of God like her own personal sword and rod of judgement. God "told" her a lot of things. I did...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    I Think Religion Causes More Harm Then Good

    I Must first Say i am a non Believer, due to the fact i believe in Science not God and my past experiences tell me religion is not nescessarily a good thing, ive had familly become distant because of religion and it seems to have ruined there life they are no happier for it they...
    gooey0037 gooey0037 18-21, M Mar 23, 2012

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    So basically, If I am thinking rationally and clearly, its all good, the world at the very least makes some sense. Once I start thinking "deeply" , I'm like YOLO-MODE where I start...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I've never had what you would call a normal life,ya know what our world deems as normal.(Securing a Job/Car/Home/marriage/kids.I was given a curse in the form of a medical...
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    I just feel like writing this somewhere. Letting some one know because Im always holding it in. I'm usually the jokester, the one that makes everyone laugh and has no problems...
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    Sometimes holding on creates more damage then letting go.
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    The truth is a funny thing. Humans are driven to find it. Yet, very often, the truth hurts us. Human curiosity looks illogical when described this way. Really, the drive to find...
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    I use to be extremely addicted to self harm I wanted nothing more then to feel a blade cut through my flesh. it was more when I was losing control in my personal life that I began...
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    its such a tight rope to walk ! Being always nice to everyone and having such libido that i am easily aroused . some get it, a lot more do not . i do realise its a lil different...
    amazingmike amazingmike 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I've long thought/believed that People Come Into Your Life For A Reason... I've just not always been clear on what the reason Is, y'know? To learn & grow, of course. To share...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    doing work around the house,i don't think bout the chore,just feels good to be nude,
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    OK, not my rules… So those you who read my posts (or maybe chat via message) know my ups and downs with my sex life with my wife. This past weekend had the makings of a great...
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    Thoughts of my morning brain. In life we have choices to make. It is inevitable. When making a choice please keep your humanity in it. Stop and think. Yes we react fast...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I went to park yesterday and spend some time alone, sitting and watching random kids giggle and play. I also love the feeling of fresh air that touches my unpainted face while the...
    sweetmuffins143 sweetmuffins143 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
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    Love can be a very scary thing, at least in my eyes. The thought of being so infatuated with someone that you can't even think straight. You can't even go a minute without thinking...
    kait52 kait52 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    For medical purposes, I think it's a no-brainer. For recreational purposes, though, I don't understand our country's approach to criminalizing the substance. It has medicinal value...
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    It happened again only this time I bruised myself. I felt like cutting but the people around me notice more and get upset. I don't want to do this anymore but I don't know how to...
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    One thing I hate about my self is I overthink everything, and I always look at the big picture it's ,not really a right now bone in my body, I'm thinking if I do this then, what...
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    I would prefer to say "believe" rather than "think" because I feel so strongly about this. There are people who simply have no right to bring children into the world. You know this...
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    I don't follow a religion, and I have my own unique spiritual beliefs, but I particularly find Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Satanism interesting, much more so than the 3...
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    My mind is overactive and I can't shut it off. It's one of the causes of my chronic anxiety because I over analyse pretty much everything and work myself up into a state over the...
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    I would like to say that I'm as evil as they come... but I can't tell a lie and get away with it. I think evil sometimes but I do good and that gets a bit complicated so I just...
    witchgirl69 witchgirl69 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have two big problems;First I keep atracting problematic people in my life (Or they bacame agrassive after knowing me) The more I value the person as a friend or someone like...
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    Personality makes or breaks. An okay looking man can have a great personality, that would make him so much more attractive to me. Same with a good looking man, crappy personality...
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    Some days turn out better or worse than others – that’s a fact. But ultimately, the way we feel about our life and ourselves has the biggest impact on the outcome of each day...
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    Sometimes I get sad about everything all at once. Only cause I over think to much lol. It sucks too cause I have insomnia so my mind likes to think about everything that's not good...
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    One night about 1 year ago, I stabbed myself in the thigh twice to self harm. I was cutting my wrist with a razor, then I realised I wanted to feel more pain so I snuck into the...
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    I try to be liberal. I vote liberal give people their space and try not to judge others. I'm dating s woman who used to be a ******** and I said o was cool with her dancing again...
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    Can it be there is a religion with karma or curses. We did sin in the garden of eden. There are curses and blessings. How do I know what is the right religion with no karma or...
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    I DIDNT CARE TO READ THIS POST, BUT I GREW UP RAISED IN A RELIGIOUS FAMILY. RELIGION CORRUPTS PEOPLE, THE WORLD WE LIVE IN AND SOCIETY, BECAUSE RELIGION IS MORE OF A CULT. RELIGION...
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    Its all crazy. Tax percentages are backwards As are teaching wages.
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    KilljoysandMisfits KilljoysandMisfits 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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