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There was the strangest combination of church influence against me. Baker is a Campbellite; and therefore, as I suppose with few exceptions, got all of that Church. My wife had some relations in the Presbyterian churches, and some in the Episcopal churches; and therefore, wherever it would tell, I was set down as either one or the other, while it was everywhere contended that no Christian ought to vote for me because I belonged to no Church
Several states governed by the Hindu nationalist party, the BJP, have introduced laws to make such conversions more difficult.
Officially, caste discrimination was outlawed when India gained independence in 1947, but many of the country's 180m Dalits say that people's attitudes towards them remain the same.
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
Thousand, I might have agreed with you at one point in the history of Christianity, but I don't see Christianity as dangerous at this point, that's not to say it couldn't happen.
I am sure this has been brought up a million times, some athiest run governments have a horrific track record.
I don't think telling people to love is a mental illness.
Originally posted by Shazmar
The caveman had no god as he had no perception of a higher being. As they had no speech as such, then they had no way of passing on Stories (which is what religion is based on) and therefore had no way of honouring any god if there was one.
Originally posted by The Parallelogram
no Hindu has ever asked me to take his beliefs as literal truth, superior to science.
Originally posted by Unisol
ok so atheist dont follow any religion and dont believe
u really think thats healthy?
EVEN IF ALL RELIGIONS IS made up IT STILL HELPS to believe in a highter power that will help u if u believe and prey.....couse when u know someone there is helping u u are more relaxed,have more confidence and luck.....cant touch me
and my life has prooven that THERE IS SOMETHING HIGHER that helps u
i life was not once saved by "unexplained events"
like when i cross the street some **** is speeding and some weird power holds me in place and stops me in the moment i turn my head and see the car coming at me......the guy passed a santimeter next to me....one more foot close....and i was dead.....and i dont believe my reflexes were that good couse something really stoped me