posted on May, 17 2010 @ 01:25 PM
Can i ask, how many people here have objectively opened themselves up to every religion? What experience(if you can narrow it down) has lead
you away from said religion? How many people would be willing to objectively allow themselves into any religious setting, and try a new perspective
within any religion or not even a perspective but to even understand these people more or make a connection with them?
Well, I've certainly tried to study many different ones...
When I was young, I was Baptist because my parents were...went to Sunday School, the whole bit...
But, a lot of what I heard made no logical sense, so I tried to find answers by studying others (first as a hobby, then as required courses for a
I'm not sure how open I am to them (I mean, I wasn't looking to be a follower)...but I was curious to see what they believed and why. Myself, I just
find it rather silly that any one group actually has it right.... They all seem like attempts to bottle and categorize that which simply cannot be so
simply put under a label of faith.
In addition, I've had the good fortune to live amongst people of some differing faiths, and I've had friends of many different faiths.
All said though, I'm not an atheist. I don't think we're a cosmic "accident" or "fluke". I believe in something behind it all, just not sure
we'll ever understand what that something really is....nor do I think we are meant to.
It still amazes me though, that some feel they are right, meaning that millions of others must be wrong....(and are somehow damned for it). What a