Originally Posted by jmwc95
Seriously, what the hell is wrong with religion? I'm not a very religious person myself, but it drives me crazy that some people are so very threatened by the very notion of a God because they don't want to have to feel any guilt for the bad $hit they do. Get over it. Sure, there are some bad people the run some religions and some people that abuse it. How is that any different than anything else in life (business, politics, etc.)? Whether or not their is a higher power, the purpose of (most) religion is to fight human nature and have people be good to each other. Sounds like your WW could use some religion, no? If you are just going to discard everything that has anything to do with religion, you are going to miss out on a lot of good stuff.


jmwc, another poster had a line under their sig that was quoting Gandhi: "I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ."

That really sums it up for me. When I was active in church, I had to deal with so many religious people who used their religion as a club that I chose agnosticism. I couldn't reconcile condoning their hatred. It's not a matter of guilt issues or anything like that.

And just like anything else, messages are good. Sort out the bias, use what works. Discard the rest.

Sorry, gerka - I'll get off your thread now smile

Last edited by maritalbliss; 05/06/10 09:35 AM.

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