Ok, here is a question I would like to ask theists, and I would like to see what we think the answer would be. I don't get the chance to ask it of actual flesh and blood theists as I live in the UK,…Continue
British, 40s, never been religious.I enjoy discussing the subject of religion and the religious though as it is so importatnt to the planet. Also, sometimes you need someone to share the amusement…Continue
"It is an interesting question.
I would say it is certainly not an absolute given that we should respect the person but not the beliefs.
A non religious example, I refuse to respect a racist. A religious example, I refuse to…"
"It doesn't matter what social religion your family was a part of -- it's your connection to the Divine that's important. Just because different languages and religions have different words for the same things doesn't mean…"
When i say "I see no proof for god" It includes then all. Xians get no special place on the list."
But if we are sticking to accuracy, you should say 'I see no need for any god', then lower case is grammatically…"
"I knew someone online who claimed to have been an ex theist and reconverted because 'I saw an angel'.
The gist of the story was, she was walking along and there was a man walking front of her, he turned a corner, she followed…"
"'I've asked him multiple times to explain it (Spiritual Reasoning), but his answer is always just "You'd never get it, you need god to get it.''
You should point out he spelt Circular wrong. Sure it SOUNDS…"
"I like organictoo, but you simply have to face the fact that in order to have only organic food to comply with your principles, you need to eliminate (a guess) halfthe human population. If you can achieve that by birth control, great, I'm…"
"One's conviction could be, as was mentioned, ameliorating the unopposed indoctrination......as well as teach kids in an envirnment that is better than many other schools, due to the nature of the selection, at least in the UK."
"Hmm, it is a given that more people need more food, but is it definite that more food breeds more people past a certain point? Obviously eliminating death from starvation would have a serious short term impact on population but does the…"
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