religion

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    Bible vs. Quran

    I downloaded the Quran from three different places and checked out a copy from the library to make sure I was reading the real think. However, don’t take my word, I suggest you download the Quran text or audio files and read it for yourself. To start with in reading the Bible you will find the...
  2. C

    PORP - The Party of Reason and Progress

    Fascinating. I'm intrigued. What do you think? Home | The Party of Reason and Progress
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    Do you have a religious alignment? Can you articulate why?

    For myself, I wouldn't call it an alignment, exactly. Nor can I articulate it very well, but I'll try. I don't know what to call it. I've never felt particularly drawn to organized religion of any flavor. But philosophically speaking, there are only two traditions that appeal to me at all, and...
  4. KnotaFrayed

    More on the mix of politics, ideologies, religion and more with changes of heart.....

    Not long ago I posted about a guy named Rob Schenck who was an obsessive anti-abortionist, anti-homosexual and right winged "religious" advocate who came to a change of heart and his discussion about what led him to that change of heart. Here are the stories of others and their changes of heart...
  5. KnotaFrayed

    Mixing Politics and Religion and a change of heart from severe religiosity

    A program that is very apt for today and considering how some are similar to how this man , Robert Schenck once felt and acted, before he came to a change of heart, after 25 years, perhaps seeing what so many Christians already saw, while so many others still seem blind to. 'Once Militantly...
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    Military, Small Business, Police, and Organized Religion Still Stir Most Confidence

    https://news.gallup.com/poll/236243/military-small-business-police-stir-confidence.aspx?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_content=morelink&utm_campaign=syndication Here are the top elements that Americans are confident in. Confidence: the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone...
  7. John T Ford

    What Is The Religion Of Mass Public Shooters?

    After the attack at the Santa Fe High School, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick denounced a loss of faith and religion in society. While the news media puts the lives of these mass public killers under a microscope, collecting any information that can be gleaned about their childhoods from their family...
  8. Tedminator

    Discussing religion

    Gervais and Colbert discussing religion.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZJfIyxz3UY hah funny :f_laugh:
  9. ProgressivePatriot

    Religious Freedom and Circumcision? Where do the issues Intersect and How

    We hear a lot about religious freedom these days in the context of various "culture wars" issues, but circumcision? I grew up in Brooklyn NY in a neighborhood that was mixed Italian Catholics and Jewish people. Circumcision was not an issue. All males, including myself were circumcised, at least...
  10. Ian Jeffrey

    Bills Are About Promoting Religion In Schools

    ‘In G-d We Trust’ Bills Are About Promoting Religion In Schools, Not The National Motto Take a look at some of the statements made with regard to these bills. As I have indicated elsewhere (prior to reading this article, which came out this past Friday), these bills purporting to be nothing...
  11. MaryAnne

    This Is Religion?

    The depths that some go to in their sickening,distorted views. May they rot in hell for this. Prosecutors: Men sexually abused girls they called brides - Houston Chronicle
  12. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    If you think an ideology or religion is immoral and evil, should you actively oppose

    If you think an ideology or religion is immoral and evil, should you actively oppose it? Christians and Muslims seem to think so as evidenced by Inquisitions and Jihads. I am a Gnostic Christian and we have always seen it as part of our belief system to oppose immoral and evil belief...
  13. bajisima

    Ex Google engineer starts religion that worships artificial intelligence

    Why not? Anthony Levandowski, the multi-millionaire engineer who once led Google’s self-driving car program, has founded a religious organization to “develop and promote the realization of a Godhead based on Artificial Intelligence.” Levandowski worships the “Godhead” of AI, but there are...
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    Random thoughts about religion

    If Jesus went to all the trouble of dying on a cross for our sins, isn't really our responsibility to make sure that he got his money's worth? Just sayin...
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    Ricky Gervais on religion

    Religion's greatest trick wasn't convicing some people that there was a god, who is all powerful. It was convincing everyone else that you couldn't ridicule the idea. I think there'd be more atheists, and less faithful, if you... weren't allowed to mention any gods or any beliefs or atheism...
  16. Detective Mike Logan

    Can SCIENCE and RELIGION ever compliment eachother?

    first we had religion! for centuries, millennia people all over the world lived their lives in accord with the principles and teachings of an ancient book(s). whole entire nations and cultures were permeated by archaic philosphies and folktale. then around half a millennia ago...
  17. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    When you reach the age of reason, will you reject supernatural religion?

    When you reach the age of reason, will you reject supernatural religion? Or will you seek a moral religion to replace the immoral one you now follow, if you happen to be Christian or Muslim? Or will you let your faith hide the truth of the immorality of your God? Martin Luther. “Faith...
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    Younger Americans are moving away from religion

    According to a new, massive study, American youth are moving away from religion:Recent cohorts of American adolescents are less religiously oriented than their predecessors, although the majority are still involved with religion (see Table 1). First, American adolescents are now less likely to...
  19. KnotaFrayed

    Practical wisdom that do not need religion to follow.......

    Proverbs 26Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) Wise Sayings About Fools 26 Just as snow should not fall in summer, nor rain at harvest time, so people should not honor a fool. 2 Don’t worry when someone curses you for no reason. Nothing bad will happen. Such words are like birds that fly past and...
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    Philosophy and Religion

    Inasmuch as Philosophy and Religion are Current Events and will continue to be as long as they exist, we are now discussing that subject matter in the Philosophy and Religion section that apparently not too many visit. That is why I am including this note here to point you to that section where...