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I Think Religious Belief Is Dangerous

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    Scary.

         From what I've seen and experienced of religion, ALL religion, in my life has absolutely terrified me. People aren't encouraged to ask questions and seldom get their questions answered if otherwise. I have seen more bigotry out of a religious person...
    secretskwurl secretskwurl 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    Stupid Logic Jesus, Mary, Archangels, Lucifer

    when i do not make false assumptions: is when someone claims to be lucifer, mother mary, jesus, archangel [insert name]....... why do you do that? obviously for no other reason than attentionwhoreing and because of a low self esteem needing some tender loving care. do not...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Why I Cannot Take You Seriously

    you seem to lack SPIRIT, you seem to lack brains, you seem to be too full of shittt to know who you are, so how can you help anyone else or be of help to them? i say stick your religious beliefs, and i say stick your personal opinions of me before you actually know me or...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Religion

    When someone believes it is okay to kill me because i don't share the same religion it gets dangerous...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 96 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    All Belief Is Dangerous

    Of course religious belief is dangerous. Unfortunately, though, most 'atheists' don't realize that more or less any belief is dangerous. Beliefs, ubiquitous though they are, promote arrogance, certainty, and static thinking at the expense of progress -- a shame, because if it...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    Continuing Missjupiters "And Stupid" Story:

    So this morning the kids were watching Monsters, Inc.  When it turned off the TV came on and Joel Osteen came on.  He started a monolog debating with himself over the race of Jesus - "was he white or black".  I was taken back by this so I quickly...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I am well educated and professionally employed in the legal field as an attorney. When I was in college, I took the deep thinking classes in psychology, philosophy, sociology...
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    You know, I'm just super shy and I've never been a wallflower. Guys have never really given much attention either, so I wanted to know what you guys think.WHICH IS A LOAD OF...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Religion is sort of a part of the human condition. We're always trying to explain what we are and why we're here. There's nothing wrong with trying to find a way to be closer to...
    DjarfrFeigrHundr DjarfrFeigrHundr 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe in the afterlife and I believe in heaven and hell. But I am in no way religious. I believe we are dimensional beings, death is the transition between our 3D world into...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Something I was reading just now about an experience on atheists made me think and reply the following. God and Alllah - two deities that do not exist, and Jesus Christ and...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    The main purpose to have a religion is to set a value for living. For your personal self. I tried Christianity and couldn't stand it... I follow virtues and beliefs of Norse...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe in God. I believe that there is something after this life. I believe in reincarnation. But I don't go around pushing my beliefs off on other people & I don't go to...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I have no problem if they begin with the words "I think", "in my opinion" or "I believe". That can evoke interesting conversation or debate. Two of the biggest offenders, IN MY...
    HoosierHieny HoosierHieny 61-65, M Sep 29

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    I assume people have a religion because they are either born into it or they embrace it as some spiritual need they feel lacking in their life. I have never had any interest in...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not saying this as a starting point for a theological debate, but it's linked with a theme I've been talking about all day, really; to do with something I'm currently going...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today, these kids were talking about atheism and my friend flipped out. I was confused on what I should do, due to the fact that I wanted to respect both people because of the fact...
    kiebuttery kiebuttery 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    "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...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Oct 13

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    To me, religion is a tool created by man to control the masses. I was raised catholic. But when I was 11 or 12, I stopped believing. I just can't see believing in a belief system...
    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Perhaps it is childish of me, but as I write this I seek to express my belief that the sensations I feel, are not solely the cause of an unusually turbulent, bodily chemical make...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have nothing against religious people. You believe in whatever you want to believe in. However religious people have a problem with me. And because of horrible experiences with...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    My parents were reasonably laid back people, but when it came to church (Catholic) they were very strict with me and my 9 older siblings . We all had to pray every night and go to...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Yes I am very dangerous and I am very dark and evil and I am the prince of deception that's what my people call me and once again I am the 5th prince of darkness and my master is...
    DemonofFear DemonofFear 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Think about life itself, not about your everyday life and that kind of stuff, think literally about existence, conciousness, like what is this? Is the universe a tiny part of...
    artur1197 artur1197 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Dangerous hell, he has sold out this country to the Middle East. He is a disgrace and should be made to pay for his actions; like the rest of his life in prison along with Hillary...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 2

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    Some (not all) homophobes are religious and say "it's a sin to be gay" I am an atheist who grew up in a Christian family, went to Sunday school up until I came out how I felt...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I don't approve atheism but I'm not religious person.. So I feel like the stupidest person when an atheist making doubt about my fait
    GerryS GerryS 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 24

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    I'm religious but I mean gosh I'm not gonna go around saying "god bless you" every 5 minutes. I'm not gonna force my religion on people and I hate those that do
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I hate when I write too much, forgive me. I've been single now for 3 months. My how the time flies. My ex and I were together for 5 years, engaged for about 2 but with no plans of...
    LockRobster LockRobster 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I don't do any if that. I have a had a drunk once or twice but never been drunk. However I am not religious but do find guidance through Norse teachings and the nine noble virtues...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    I feel more free and less stressed. I just believe in god and Jesus. That's it. I have occasions that I pray for good luck or if someone is in need, I'm not like these religious...
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    'The most beautiful and deepest experience a man can have is the sense of the mysterious. It is the underlying principle of religion as well as all serious endeavor in art and...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    To the guy who posted about the girls who wound up AT THE FAKE AA MEETING, here is my reply: AA has saved many many MANY lives! Including mine. I read the article on W. Post...
    StuckSki StuckSki 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I think about death all the time. I am not afraid of it. I don't waste my time thinking what happens when we die. I am too busy living each day to the fullest. But I do have my...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    We all feel we hold things to be true. And spout them to those who can hear us without a thought to physically doing it. And shame on us! As we speak, there are youngsters my...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 11

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    I found this on the Internet and its kind of long, but I think it sums up my feelings well. It also gave me a unique perspective that I never thought of before. Maybe God made me...
    boo864 boo864 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So I make an experience about my beliefs and what I'm like and then I get bullied for it? This site is about helping people and sharing our experiences! We should be able to share...
    TsukiWolf56 TsukiWolf56 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I met someone amazing three months ago in the Ashely Madison website. Both of us are married and have two kids, and leave at least 100 miles from each other. We have met twice for...
    chamaco chamaco 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    They enthrall me, the thoughts i flick through. The flights and flashes of insight, the lightening strike of realization. I consider a wide range of subjects. Morality, Crime...
    abracakyle abracakyle 22-25, M Oct 1

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    I'm not sure if its as dangerous as the disease Europeans brought to the new world that spread to the Indians and wiped them out. I hope not. But even so, there is better...
    theslyfox theslyfox 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I hate living in this area. Dogs roam free which have attacked people. Also crime and we've had right next door to us robberies. Think gangs as well live around us. It's a risk to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F a week ago

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    Ive worn a gotee since high school, i keep it shorter, working in an industrial trade it can actually be dangerous to have a beard. I have been required to shave it a few times in...
    DynamiteMike DynamiteMike 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    IN THE URBAN JUNGLE, I have been too busy as well, but only, too busy enjoying myself and living life as it was meant to be lived. Life, was always meant to be enjoyed. So...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 25

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    So, I've told my mother that I am planning on moving out next year and she was upset because she is the religious type of person who believes that the only reason a woman should...
    mayy95 mayy95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    So my opinion use to be smart is sexy and still somewhat holds true but if this is how I want my self to view or consider to be attractive em I selling my self short? Sure there's...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    We are all created equal. In my book, it should be 50/50. It's a shame that people still have beliefs that are outdated and frowned upon by hopefully most of society!!
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M Oct 5

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    There is nothing worse than a fundamentalist christian and a self proclaimed genius neck beard atheist... I tend to stick to my own belief that very few follow anymore.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 8

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