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asked me why I didn't join in today and also why I didn't donate any money to the church on the way out.... I told her how I felt and she definitely was not amused...
When it comes to bull****, big-time, major league bull****, you have to stand in awe of the all-time champion of false promises and exaggerated claims, religion. No contest. No contest. Religion. Religion easily has the greatest bull**** story ever told. Think about it. Religion has actually convinced people that there's an invisible man living in the sky who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time!
But He loves you. He loves you, and He needs money! He always needs money! He's all-powerful, all-perfect, all-knowing, and all-wise, somehow just can't handle money! Religion takes in billions of dollars, they pay no taxes, and they always need a little more. Now, you talk about a good bull**** story. Holy ****!
Religious people view their belief system as the key to Heaven, and they want you to reach it with them, especially FAMILY.
Originally posted by AfterInfinity
reply to post by paradisepurple
You know, there's nothing wrong with the hymns. There's a reason churches do that, and it spans all the way back to pagan rituals, sometimes called 'witchcraft': when a group of people associate a certain pattern of vibrations with a certain idea, and they enter those vibrations together, their energies unite and amplify each other as they all focus on that idea. Whether or not they believe in it, you WILL feel something unless you're determined not to, because a symphony of vibrations that weaves both within and without creates a sense of balance and harmony.
People call it the holy spirit. I call it harmonics. You can actually prove it through experimentation - I tell you this not to undermine the wonder, but to show you that it's REAL. It's got science behind it. The tuning fork, the crystal glass, the guitar string, they all vibrate, and you vibrate with them.
That's why they sing. That's why they chant. It's to harmonize and unite in that harmony. Unity in vibration. There' nothing wrong with it, it's GOOD for you, like a spa bath.edit on 27-10-2012 by AfterInfinity because: (no reason given)