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Though, its more the religious type that "Group" together actually... Atheists don't have meetings on Atheism and how they can be better Atheists or the merits of...
I also have no desire to convince anyone their philosophy is faulty and mine is spiritually or morally superior. I don't think in terms of others having broader or narrower vision; I appreciate people for who they are. Everyone does what they need to do to face life every day, and if it includes--or doesn't include--starting their day with a prayer to [god of choice], that's perfectly fine with me.
The only problem I have with religion is the arrogance that often accompanies it.
originally posted by: NthOther
Thinking about it in terms of ultimate authority, the Atheists (I capitalize it purposely--you figure out why) have substituted the state for God. It's a form of statist cultism writhing in self-loathing of the individual as a concept, psychologically akin to whacked out Christians whipping themselves as penance for sins never committed.
originally posted by: one4all
Truth will never destroy religion truth will build the single strongest most influential doctrinal following ever seen by Humanity.This doesnt have to take generations it can take only a few years.
Today young people all know ysterdays TOP SECRET HIDDEN DATA......understand Lobsangs.....everyone KNOWS that real hard science is included hidden within different doctrines and this hard data is CONNECTED from within these different doctrines like DNA.....you CANNOT SEPERATE THEM ALL....it was tried and we now see this attempt failed.
Sure its time for change but it takes a Special Person to catalyse this change.Good luck with finding that person.
originally posted by: chelsdh
Also- I listened to an interesting podcast the other day (while searching for anything to listen to concerning ancient Sumeria) that ended up being mostly about the role of religion in politics. Very insightful and actually made me take a step back regarding some beliefs I held. I may make a thread about it once I get my computer up again.
I believe Christianity doesn’t have teachers in said religion who can touch the truth of ones spirit simply because the understanding is taken off someone else’s word and or knowledge. Old Testament Vs New makes no sense to most. Why? They don’t read it (or other texts of human history) like a book and think of a higher dimension than what they experience.