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Religion.

5 months ago

So because there are endless amounts of religions out there (and Slasher is too lazy), I was curious if someone on here could suggest something along my beliefs. I believe in evolution to a point, but I also like the idea of Buddhism (peace, kindness, acceptance, etc.) but I don't really like the ideas of fasting and the seven steps or whatever. I also like the idea of positive and negative energy in the world, but I'm not really sure if I believe in a God. Thoughts?

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5 months ago

It sounds like you're probably more spiritual than anything else.  

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5 months ago

Well.. are there any spiritual religions that would fit me more, then?

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5 months ago

I know the perfect religion for you!!! ^_^

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z78_rAg4Ldg

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5 months ago

Some sort of New Age bullshit with healing crystals and astrology I guess.

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5 months ago

Hmm, maybe mix Buddhism and Taoism and call it a day.

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5 months ago

Have you considered becoming a Jedi?  Based on what you're saying, I think that would suit you down to the ground.

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5 months ago

I have a feeling calling myself a Jedi would allow me to be mocked more so than I already am.

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5 months ago

It's a recognized religion in the UK. Go there.

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5 months ago

And the US.

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5 months ago

That doesn't mean that people don't make fun of the adherents.  Then again, people make fun of Christians, Jews, and Muslims as well.

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5 months ago

I agree that you would look absolutely insane if you said your religion was Jedi.

Is there anyone out there who actually sees it as a religion? Anyone?

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5 months ago

It is one.

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5 months ago

In the 2001 census of England and Wales, 0.7% of the population listed their religion as Jedi.

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5 months ago

Jesus ChristYoda

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5 months ago

I like your flow chart. ;)

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5 months ago
Made me smile. :)

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5 months ago

Pastafarian.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Spaghetti_Monster

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5 months ago
Lame.

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5 months ago

Do you want a moral path to follow, or do you wan the fellowship of like minded individuals?  Do you actually believe in a higher power, or are you more interested in a secular philosophy?

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5 months ago

Now, before I go on, I really want to know what you mean by "You believe in evolution to a point", because that seems like it's going to go to a hilariously retarded place.

Anyhow, it doesn't really seem like you want a religion. You don't have any faith in a god, and you don't want to take part in any actual mode of worship or anything like that. I suppose I'd ask why you want a religion at all. Instead, you can just be one of those people who says they're spiritual, and does the fun white parts of Eastern stuff because it's a fun hobby, and talk about how it boosts your positive energy.

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5 months ago

This is probably his best option.

From my understanding, religion is brought upon from the outside; spirituality is internal.  A person can be religious without being spiritual, or spiritual without being religious.  

If modes of worship aren't to your taste, OP, then a religion probably isn't what you're actually looking for.

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5 months ago
The etymological meaning of the word religion is 'world view', so by definition, everyone is religious haha!

On the other hand, the entomological meaning is actually stag beetle.

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5 months ago

OMG Berka.

I want to be like you when I grow up.   ;)

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5 months ago

Nice one.  Though, why did you pick a stag beetle in specific?  There are so many other insects to choose from!