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I Think Religion Causes More Harm Then Good

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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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    If your going to be bad you will be punished !!!
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    I am not going to give examples and list lots of reasons why I hate religion... This is more of a coming out post for other EP members to see. I hate religion. I think it is...
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    I don't mind people who self harm or judge them, though i personally think that the act of self harm is stupid. I understand that people do it to relieve pain that they hold, but...
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    I don't know about every religion out there so i cant say I hate all,but I know what I do hate and I hate anything that tries to control people especially by instilling fear in...
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    i dont even know where to begin with this one. shes five years older then me. we have gone through points in our relationship where we get along and then we dont, at all. we took...
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    I suppose over-thinker would be more accurate. Can prove both to be a blessing, and a curse.
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    It is so irritating. What is the point in fighting with each other for what you choose to believe in. Most people would rarely change their mind on something like religion but they...
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    My Dad came for a visit today here in Montreal, he works at a cruise ship as a cook and he comes here in Montreal every year since I moved here. My parents separated when I was six...
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    I don't mind if a person worships God, Allah, Charles Manson, etc I won't try make you change your view, I won't turn up to your house or place of worship and tell you what not to...
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