Is there are ever a happy middle when it comes to politics and religion?
Can you be Christian, Muslim, Hindu and a liberal and be happy?
Yes. My wife is a liberal Christian, and so is her father, and both are very happy. There are hundreds of millions of happy, liberal people in the world's major faiths. And all the world's major faiths have said that war and terrorism in the name of a religion or in the name of God is not the truth of any religion. (Check out the World Parliament of Religions for that one.)
It is the extremists who live in fear and share fear and do not know how to share happiness with others.
I'm a happy Buddhist, Christian, and Jew myself, and I draw on Hinduism, Taoism, agnosticism, and science, as well.
by Sherry Hewins 5 years ago
Do you enjoy the drama around politics and religion on HubPages, or would you rather avoid it?
by deergha 4 years ago
What is one subject you try to avoid discussing and why?
by M. T. Dremer 4 years ago
Is evidence losing its credibility?It seems like nowadays facts and evidence are disregarded as propaganda or opinion. There is enough information out there to make a case for anything, but are people in the United States losing their touch? Are real facts, and evidence based conclusions, losing...
by Nexis19 6 years ago
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by StripedCrunchy 7 years ago
Ya know, I am really excited for the left to run Obambi and that entrenched old establishment DC guy, Joe soundBiten. What a loser ticket!Let us pray that the left is foolish enough to believe Americans LIKE high unemployment, high taxes, high gas prices and inept bungling of ALL things...
by Susan Holland 5 years ago
Can you be friends with someone who is passionate about political views that contradict yours?I seem to see more and more friendships and family arguments over politics. Whatever happened to "agree to disagree." Can you move past the points you disagree on? If not, why?
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