How open minded are you?

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  1. Jesus was a hippy profile image60
    Jesus was a hippyposted 9 years ago

    Ever thought about the possibility that maybe God put fake religions on the earth in order to separate the sheep from the free thinkers because she only wants people that use the mind she gave them to join her in heaven?

    1. Shanna11 profile image85
      Shanna11posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      The whole time I was reading this, I had the "Conspiracy Keanu" image stuck in my head. It just seemed fitting.

      1. eternals3ptember profile image60
        eternals3ptemberposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I lol'd

    2. peeples profile image92
      peeplesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I was so hoping this thread was going a different direction!

    3. Jerami profile image61
      Jeramiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That may be closser to the truth than you think.

        This is pretty much what Rev.13 is talking about.
      And if it has already happened; how would we know?

    4. aka-dj profile image75
      aka-djposted 9 years agoin reply to this


      But have you thought about God creating man, who rebelled,
      chose to follow satan, who deceived them, so, men wanted to re connect with God
      only to find Him distant and then satan suggested all sorts of religious ways that they could do that
      but that didn't do the trick, so God decided to come and set the record straight
      through Jesus Christ, and all those who believe the message, and return to Him, will spend eternity with HIM. FATHER!

      Ok, I can breathe in again! lol

    5. Druid Dude profile image59
      Druid Dudeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I think Jesus sent some of his disciples on a fool's errand to demonstrate ultimately how little  the 'christians' know about God.

      1. Disappearinghead profile image61
        Disappearingheadposted 9 years agoin reply to this


    6. livelonger profile image90
      livelongerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That is a possibility. It also suggests some freethinkers are actually believers (of a different sort, of course).

      I always think it's more interesting to see how a group with a particular mindset (religious or otherwise) acts. That has more of a real-world impact than speculation about a deity.

  2. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 9 years ago

    Think it is usually called the reason for the devil, which exonerates the supposed inperfection of God. And what - free-thinking is evil? I remember doing that number. Should be obvious which side I came down on.

  3. Disappearinghead profile image61
    Disappearingheadposted 9 years ago

    Yes I have an open mind which is why some Christians would say I was not a proper Christian. Do you have an open mind JWaH?

  4. SandyMcCollum profile image69
    SandyMcCollumposted 9 years ago

    I am a believer, but do not believe that the world we live in is the only one that's been here forever. It strikes me when everything in the bible that comes from the sky is from God, but whatever we see now from the sky is a UFO. It also strikes me when I think about the other races that have lived and died out on Earth, and each one has had this similar history of a saviour being crucified, etc. It makes me wonder... did God have to 'clean up' the Earth from unsavory creations more than once, and each time he used his 'Son' to save us from ourselves? It makes sense to me, and I'm very open minded about most things. I am a believer in God, but I do wonder how many "Christs" there have been. In fact, I wonder a lot about what I've been taught.

    1. Druid Dude profile image59
      Druid Dudeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Last month, Discover magazine ran an article (Actually, March) about deep sea fishing going on forty thousand years ago. Some fancy stuff is needed to pull that off...including sea worthy vessels. We don't have all knowledge yet.

  5. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 9 years ago

    I'm open minded enough to think she was an alien and ALL religions are fake. The sheep invented the religions because they needed a way to honor her magnificance and they felt compelled to worship her. The free thinkers obviously never encounterd her, so they don't get her at all, consequently thinking the sheep, for following as they do, are just a bunch of... well mindless sheep.


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