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Why do people care what religion you are?


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Suzette Walker suzettetaos (suzettenaples) says

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    Unfortunately this has gone on throughout history, every religion has killed others in the name of God. I do think we are evolving though, we don't feed people to lions anymore at least.


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d.william says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    So true. After the Boston Bombing, I was inundated with hate feeds from facebook. I couldn't believe that people would hate a whole "race" from one persons actions. I do agree with the hospital asking. That is a totally different ball game.


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Poon Poi Ming (WalterPoon) says

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    LoisRyan13903 3 years ago

    Somebody in another post mentioned WestBoro Bap. I can understand why people get turned off by Christianity if they are exposed to this church.

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jaredbangerter says

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  • JThomp42 3 years ago

    Jared, Westboro is not a Church God would be pleased with. God is love. They are a church of hate.


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Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    I certainly hope you are right. I want the age where it doesn't matter what you are, but rather who (or how you act) are. How you treat me is all I care about. I have several friends who are Baptist, and they don't seem to care what I am.


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    Gary R. Smith (Emanate Presence) 3 years ago

    When a person brings up religion, am I compassionate, understanding, tolerant and openhearted towards them - staying in my center - or do I become as insensitive, opinionated, defensive, and clumsy towards them as I think they are being towards me?

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    I do believe it is to impose their beliefs. Otherwise, why bring it up.


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    This is where people lose me. I have concern for others who eat junk food, but I don't feel I have to go preach to them why they should stop. Religion is a deeply personal thing I wish people would keep personal unless others specifically ask.


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Dr Pran Rangan says

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    d.william 3 years ago

    Great comment. i have no use 4 organized religion, and am called evil, athiest, bigot, etc., but with all that condemnation i am still a spiritual soul that is part of the whole (God).


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How to be a Success (howtobeasuccess) says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    To me, your religion doesn't matter. It is the way you treat me that matter.


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Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) says

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    Thank you for not feeling you have to convert others. As a non-religious person I respect those who have faith but keep it by being kind to others, not seeking converts.


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H C Palting (Express10) says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    A different purpose? One can be Hindu, and the other Jewish, but as long as they respect the others difference they can love each other. This is like saying a Catholic can't marry a Protestant, to me anyway.


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Jacqui (jlpark) says

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    gabgirl12 3 years ago

    Agreed, bottom line, they are human beings. Their gods reveal themselves only to them. Maybe they can call fire down like Elijah and mock and bully people. Islam will assault you for any offense. Either way, its just books and the follow it blindly.

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Gary R. Smith (Emanate Presence) says

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    LoisRyan13903 3 years ago

    If someone tells me if they have a certain religion (or don't believe) I will not talk much about my Christianity because thye are steadfast if their faith. But if they ask a question I will honestly answer


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peachy (peachpurple) says

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    LoisRyan13903 3 years ago

    Unfortunately there are some religions that are like that that brainwash like the Branch Davidians and some of the other cults

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    Can they perform their ritual, and you perform yours? Does this mean one could not be friends, or perhaps marry? I know married couples that are not the same religion, and they have wonderful marriages. Children are usually the mother's religion.


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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    I don't think knowing a persons religion will help me know them more. I have a good friend, and I still don't know what religion he is, but I do know he will help you in time of need, and is all around a good friend.


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    lumen2light 3 years ago

    The belief in anything is the creation of the human mind manipulated over thousands of years until it is accepted as truth. This includes religion, science, physics and mathematics.


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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    So true. Bigotry and judgement are a big factor, I think. They judge you by your religion, instead of who you truly are.


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MysticMoonlight says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    I agree with you on the converting part, but they can spread their views somewhere else.

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    I do like to learn about other religions. What bothers me, is when they ask and then because you aren't "one of them", they feel they can't be friends with you.


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taburkett says

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Devika Primić (DDE) says

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LoisRyan13903 says

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    Healing Herbalist (cloverleaffarm) 3 years ago

    What do they need saving from? I am a good human being. Why do I "need" to be saved?


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detroitmare says

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    gabgirl12 3 years ago

    I have to agree with the last part. And that is mainly because religion is part of our history. More and more people are looking to history to know its influence and be informed. This is why the internet is awesome.


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JThomp42 says

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    LoisRyan13903 3 years ago

    So true


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