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    Religion

    Why do you guys think people create/follow religion? Of course creating and following are 2 separate things, so feel free to give 2 answers.

    "“Religions are, by definition, metaphors, after all: God is a dream, a hope, a woman, an ironist, a father, a city, a house of many rooms, a watchmaker who left his prize chronometer in the desert, someone who loves you—even, perhaps, against all evidence, a celestial being whose only interest is to make sure your football team, army, business, or marriage thrives, prospers, and triumphs over all opposition. Religions are places to stand and look and act, vantage points from which to view the world. So none of this is happening. Such things could not occur. Never a word of it is literally true.” .”
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    Quote Originally Posted by Delko DJ View Post
    i have my religion and it called delkoism
    Care to educate me on Delkoism, doge?

    "“Religions are, by definition, metaphors, after all: God is a dream, a hope, a woman, an ironist, a father, a city, a house of many rooms, a watchmaker who left his prize chronometer in the desert, someone who loves you—even, perhaps, against all evidence, a celestial being whose only interest is to make sure your football team, army, business, or marriage thrives, prospers, and triumphs over all opposition. Religions are places to stand and look and act, vantage points from which to view the world. So none of this is happening. Such things could not occur. Never a word of it is literally true.” .”
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    People can't explain some shit through science, so they explain it through fairy tales.
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    Fuck Religion.. Nuff said.



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    Two words : Debate section.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bernard. View Post
    People can't explain some shit through science, so they explain it through fairy tales.
    This they have done it for years and continue to do it.
    Can't pass through the red plastic window.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ameer View Post
    Two words : Debate section.
    What's that?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ameer View Post
    Two words : Debate section.
    It's not a debate bro, it's a discussion. A debate is an argument, I'm asking for peoples opinions. Quit acting like a smartass.

    "“Religions are, by definition, metaphors, after all: God is a dream, a hope, a woman, an ironist, a father, a city, a house of many rooms, a watchmaker who left his prize chronometer in the desert, someone who loves you—even, perhaps, against all evidence, a celestial being whose only interest is to make sure your football team, army, business, or marriage thrives, prospers, and triumphs over all opposition. Religions are places to stand and look and act, vantage points from which to view the world. So none of this is happening. Such things could not occur. Never a word of it is literally true.” .”
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin Johnson View Post


    It's not a debate bro, it's a discussion. A debate is an argument, I'm asking for peoples opinions. Quit acting like a smartass.
    I know but 99% of these turns into a debate somehow . People starts flaming and raging ...

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    People create religions to influence people, and people follow a religion because it's the norm or they feel it's right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wassabi? View Post
    People create religions to influence people, and people follow a religion because it's the norm or they feel it's right.

    AND/OR they normally follow religion because they are insecure in their lives and need to feel comforted by something they can hope for. In addition, they follow religion because it gives them some kind of comfort and assurance or for a multitude of other reasons

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    create religion to answer questions people do not know, Follow religion out of ignorance and because beliefs they want to believe

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    Hope. Something to keep them moving on everyday. I think that's a good reason to be religious. Like don't follow the bible and the freaking rules and everything cause they are contradictory and like plain out like harsh sometimes you know. So just believe and hope. That's religion for me

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    Religion seem to have a negative connotation to atheists. And it is completely justified. The most bitter wars were started in some ways had ties to religion. I would argue that there is no "atheism". When you deny a certain religion, you are believing that it is not true; since most of the time you cannot disprove a religion's authenticity. You can see how some countries who claims to have no religion adopt their own set of morals and ethics to follow by; is that not religious ideas?

    Another point,
    Religion is so powerful is because of the moral relativism innate in atheism. When chaos and social disparity becomes overwhelming, religion unites people under a single moral code, whether that be "good" or "bad", it is unity nonetheless.


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