I Want Ot Talk About the Pyschology of Religion

MArtin - Theology Psych Intern- PSI 79 People

    Hi - My Name Is Martin

    I am a theology Pysch summer intern with retiredfather's group. Ever wonder why people why  are so passionate about "Their" religion? Countries go to war to proof their religion is right. Even on this site, individuals bicker over opinionated non provable points...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    17 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    What Is Agnosticism?

    The term focuses on a single issue -"Is there God or not?"
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    18 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    New Age Religion And Personal Godhood Aka Self-realization

    The nam deception: The "New Age" Movement (NAM), sometimes also referred to as the "Human Potential Movement", is a loosely connected network of people, groups, activities and practices which, according to its adherents, purportedly foster and produce a vast array of...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Sep 25, 2012

    Religious Hooligans And Their Cults

    fighting off religious and spiritual zealots, who worship themselves and clearly NOT GOD takes its toll sometimes, they twist the WORD OF GOD and the basic principles of spirituality to their own wicked wills to serve the self or to fit in to man's paradigms of socially...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Sep 24, 2012

    Mutual Aid

    Well to start my name is bryan I'm from Panama and would like to share my story! this is already more than a year ago since I started to treat myself to develop psychic abilities, ground events in people guessing, plus in many cases when I close my eyes usually have pictures of...
    sora777 sora777
    22-25, M
    Sep 10, 2013

    What Is the Worlds Oldest Religion?

    Vodoun is dated by anthropologists to be at least 10,000 years old.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    6 Responses Jul 11, 2009

    When It Is All About Them What About You?

    CULT LEADERS DO NOT WANT YOU TO HAVE A LIFE OF YOUR OWN quote found on wikipedia: "There was nothing special about our time with Andrew. We've been members in just another cultish group that make its members feel special. Our experiences are fundamentally no different from...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    May 18, 2013

    True - I Think

     Going to church doesn't make you a Christian anymore than standing in a gargae makes you a mechanic.  
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2009

    Why Have Religion?

    The Seven Purposes Of Religion: 1) Guidance in the Daily and Society lives of individuals. 2) Societal Binding of certain segments of society. 3) Understanding of purpose. 4) Comfort 5) Communication/connection with a higher power - for reason. 6) External control 7...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    6 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    Karma In The Bible

    These two Bible verses contradict each other, something is clearly off, first it says man must take the law in his own hands and then only God can in the second passage, and the same principle of Karma applies in the first passage DON'T give them too much only what they deserve...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Sep 25, 2012

    What Is Atheism?

    Theism is broadly defined as the belief in the existence of at least one God. Atheism is broadly defined  as the abscence of belief in the existance of any Gods. MOst disagreement over this comes fron Christians who thinkl that Atheism is the dibelief in any Gods including...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    5 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    Murder Of A Cult Leader

    (this post is not intended to wish harm on others, it is intended as a parody, or irony when it comes to cult leaders, to make people think about the psychology relating to cults, they think they are god but can get killed just like anyone else, or deluded just like anyone else...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    May 18, 2013

    Cults And Religions. Where Is The Line?

    The thing that makes me so fascinated about belief systems in a critical perspective, is trying to define a cult and a religion. If the definition of a cult is an abusive group with bizarre beliefs, then the usage of this word is useless. Plenty of so called religions have been...
    Joe808 Joe808
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012
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