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GeneralRe: I'm only 12.5% sure that God exists... Pin
trønderen17-Dec-23 7:23
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Jeremy Falcon17-Dec-23 2:51
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trønderen17-Dec-23 7:25
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jschell15-Dec-23 5:48
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BernardIE531715-Dec-23 5:50
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jschell18-Dec-23 5:16
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trønderen18-Dec-23 5:54
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Imagine that I am presented for some religion that I have never heard of before, and might never hear about again. "There is this group of a few thousand people down in Brazil (or somewhere) who has this idea that if they lay out colored stones in a specific pattern and show their palms to the sky, the gods will make it rain."

If I was presented for some person of this jungle tribe religion, I would of course try to react in a polite manner. But my true reaction would be a shrug, 'You can believe in that if you like to. But I don't care at all; it affects me in no way.'

Even when the religion is a big and powerful one, with lots of churches and clergy, my response is the same, a shrug and 'You can believe in that if you like to. But I don't care at all; it affects me in no way.' Any religion has the same value to me, whether a small tribal one or a mighty world religion - zero. As long as it doesn't insist on bothering me, controlling my life.

If I were a psychologist, I might want to study religions and beliefs as a mental phenomenon, to try to understand how the human brain works. But the 'religious' content of the religion would be more or less irrelevant; the fascinating part is how a religion, regardless of which one, works on humans.
GeneralRe: I'm only 12.5% sure that God exists... Pin
jschell15-Dec-23 5:41
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BernardIE531715-Dec-23 5:53
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jschell15-Dec-23 5:59
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BernardIE531715-Dec-23 12:27
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trønderen15-Dec-23 8:33
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trønderen16-Dec-23 5:13
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trønderen17-Dec-23 7:26
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