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What's the nicest religion?

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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:01 PM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: JON666

The Amish mafia ffs???!!!

What do they do if you step out of line, shave your eyebrows off or chorie your cart and buggy?

Nope they feed you to the hogs.




posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:02 PM
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None. There's a difference between being religious and being spiritual.

Religion is based on money and dogma and control. Cultish.

Going to church doesn't make one a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes one a car.

If people want to associate with organized religion, that's great. Some are actually very spiritual people, and it shows. Others, not so much.

I look at people's spirit and the way they live, not the church they do or don't belong to.
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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:04 PM
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a reply to: JON666

Efficient that way.

"Be wary of any man that keeps a pig farm"



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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:11 PM
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a reply to: andy06shake

Sure it takes a leap of faith to belive a worldview that is thousands of years old.

Scientists believed everything evolves around the earth once. Takes a leap of faith to belive that too.

Modern scientists too have faith in their processes of determining the currently used worldview.
It's just not that big of a leap...


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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:17 PM
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a reply to: NoConspiracy

You need to work with the tools available.

To date, science is the sharpest one we have in our box that will allow us to at least attempt to understand a fraction of how reality and the universe function.

Faith is obviously important also if in dought just ask 80% of the population of Earth.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:24 PM
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a reply to: andy06shake

Religion is science with blunt tools.

I think what has been written down thousands of years ago and become our religions, are ultimately just that, an attempt to understand a fraction of how everything works with the given tools.

Today's science always has the potential to become tomorrow's religion...
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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:31 PM
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a reply to: NoConspiracy

AND Science without God is like a Can without a Can Opener.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:32 PM
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a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

Jainism/Jain Dharma-an offshoot of Hinduism,you may have heard of them-they take non violence to extremes,using special brushes to wipe the floor in front of them as they walk,so as not to harm any tiny bugs or even microbes that may be in their path.
They are all about non violence,not stealing and anti materielism/possesions in order to acheive good karma/a pure spirit.

Its kind of like Bhuddism,but with extra bug sweeping.

I think they are also celibate,so though a nice religion,not perfect IMO.

Hinduism has got it all with all their offshoots,from the chilled out Jains and Bhuddists all the way down to the Aghori-ritualistic brain eating cannibals(..
Something for everyone I guess.




posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:33 PM
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a reply to: LABTECH767

What's the can and whats the opener?



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:37 PM
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a reply to: NoConspiracy

You may want to try that question on old Schrodinger.

You know both religion and science are as you point out a search for understanding, we have to always remember that people were burned at the stake for saying the world was a sphere or that it went around the sun but we also have to remember that the same ilk that did that burning are now the one's pushing the new religion of 'ATHEIST SCIENTISM' and calling the religious folk's idiot's.

An open mind is the best solution and science has not yet contradicted the idea or the belief of God - except for those that have turned it into a religion and therefore not science such as Dawkins etc.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:48 PM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: Lumenari

Here you go.

en.wikipedia.org...

Never heard of the Khmer Rouge.

"Under the Khmer Rouge, all religious practices were forbidden. The pro-Vietnamese communist regime that ruled Cambodia in the 1980s encouraged Buddhism in a limited way, and Theravada Buddhism was restored as Cambodia's state religion in 1993."


I much would have preferred "Buddhists gone Wild."

Sorry.. it's spring break and my kids are reporting in...




posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:50 PM
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a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

not sure of the polygamy and finding answers from the hat...



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 05:57 PM
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a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

If we are to use global statistics of religion and their associated responsibility for starting/continuing violence and killings as the benchmark then the Mennonite Amish are the nicest.

Likely by virtue of practicing SELF ISOLATION from all other societies that surround them.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 06:04 PM
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a reply to: LABTECH767

I think you have something mixed up!
it was religion burning scientists. Because Religion doesn't want God to be profen wrong by science! It still is like that and always will be. Because one is static and the other is dynamic.

Who is pushing atheist scientism? Religion or science.

Who is calling whom idiots?

Neither did science proof God. Ask yourself why...

An open mind indeed but keep it together.
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posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 06:05 PM
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originally posted by: dollukka
a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

not sure of the polygamy and finding answers from the hat...



Or the child rape. That also isn't gonna help the Mormons when it comes to being 'nicest'.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 07:29 PM
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Anyone saying Buddhism needs to look into the history of Buddhism. It's fabled that the original martial arts came from Buddhist monks. And like it's been previously mention Khmer Rouge.

Put me down for Dudeism.



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 08:27 PM
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a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

F off!



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 08:57 PM
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a reply to: LABTECH767


originally posted by: LABTECH767
a reply to: NoConspiracy

AND Science without God is like a Can without a Can Opener.


Schrödinger it is then...
We can try to open Science with God, but have you ever tried to open a can with a blunt tool, it makes quite a mess.

we could also try to open God with science, but he seems reluctant to it, maybe the can has been sitting to close to the fire burning all the heretics. The pressure is to high, and it would make a mess.

Anyways it's going to be a mess, but the can will be opened soon


At least science has some sharp contingency tools for the mess.

Sincerely NC



posted on Mar, 21 2020 @ 09:12 PM
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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
a reply to: Krahzeef_Ukhar

If we are to use global statistics of religion and their associated responsibility for starting/continuing violence and killings as the benchmark then the Mennonite Amish are the nicest.

Likely by virtue of practicing SELF ISOLATION from all other societies that surround them.



I live in a valley pretty much owned by Mennonites.

Love em and trade with them and OMG... they mind their own business.




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posted on Mar, 22 2020 @ 12:30 AM
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a reply to: NoConspiracy

I have been asleep for more than half a day, my prescription painkillers are pretty strong and have this spaced out affect just making me almost zombie like so I tend to avoid using them and put up with any pain I may get but not yesterday, so I have not been ignoring your reply just literally asleep.

Now to me the answer is obvious and I disagree with you on those point's joking though they may be.

Think of it in term's like this, for any system to understand itself it therefore has to be greater than itself, how then can we understand God even if through creation (no matter how it was made or came into being) we were an extension therefore of God - his will or whatever.

Simply we could not, does one cell understand your Brain? and we are so much less than a single cell in a body/system of this magnitude, the argument that science can explain anything could well be true BUT would we then understand the science?.



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