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Michael Penn commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"They are superstitions every one!"
Nov 26, 2013
Joan Denoo commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"I agree Dyslexic's DOG! You nail the effect of meditation. It is important to recognize it is not something one can do easily. It takes knowledge of how to meditate, and lots of practice. One builds power of meditation over time. Let me repeat…"
Nov 26, 2013
Dyslexic's DOG commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"So True Joan: I had been practicing "MindSight" meditation for years now, before I even knew of a term for it. It started out as Yoga, but simply ended up as my own form of self investigation meditation. I looked at how Daniel Siegel…"
Nov 26, 2013
Joan Denoo commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"What do prayer and meditation accomplish? A quieting of the mind, calming of the nerves, resting and relaxing into a mental state without a whole lot of static. When a person prays to an imaginary god, and the prayer isn't answered, what…"
Nov 17, 2013
Dyslexic's DOG commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"Tom, by the definition of Religion: The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. All Religions are Superstitions. To be a religion, it must worship a supernatural Intelligent Agency, since there are…"
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"I'm wary of questions that include words such as all or never. The religions I know qualify as superstitions. "
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Dyslexic's DOG commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"Yes Grinning: Homeopathy = Superstition Blind Faith (faith without verification) = Superstition, Religion = Blind Faith = Superstition Faith (verifiable) > Superstition "
Nov 13, 2013
Grinning Cat commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"This reminds me of a quip about another topic: What do you call alternative medicine treatments that have been proven to work? Medicine."
Nov 12, 2013
Joan Denoo commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"For me, there is a bit of distinction between the words.  Superstition implies thinking or doing something that is based on ignorance, false notions, fallacies, fears, rituals, customs, and traditions to release stress and anxiety. Faith…"
Nov 12, 2013
Alex commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"I assume that your definition of superstition is like my definition of faith: the acceptance of a proposition without being presented the qualified evidence first. Using this definition, all religions have faith/superstition; religions…"
Nov 12, 2013
Joan Denoo commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"In a Christian heaven, who gets a heart or a lung, or whatever, in the case of transplants? My neighbor across the street received a heart, probably 20 years ago. She is a devout Christian. Who gets her heart upon arriving in heaven. "
Nov 12, 2013
Joan Denoo commented on Stephen Gunn's blog post Are all religions superstitions?
"Religion defined If religion is defined as a *belief in god/s, *service to god/s, *worship god/s through ceremonies, rituals, and music, *a state of an individual to live a religious life,  then Atheists, Agnostics, FreeThinkers, Irreligious,…"
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"Grinning Cat, I bookmarked "Ethical Culture as Religion", Jone Johnson Lewis, 2003, http://aeu.org/library/display_article.php?article_id=5 ). It looks as though it will have some ideas to think about and develop. Because christianity…"
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"LOL Grinning, I like the Jehovah Witness "Heaven On Earth" concept. They seem to forget the trillions of souls that such a place would require room for, since it would have to accommodate all those saved souls from numerous generations,…"
Nov 12, 2013

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Are all religions superstitions?

Posted on November 8, 2013 at 3:38pm 20 Comments

Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are superstitions.  Buddhism is if full of superstition.  African diasporic religions that involve ancestor veneration and  divine spirits are based on superstitions.   The main religions of India; Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism,  and Buddhism depend on blind…

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Posted on November 1, 2013 at 7:07pm 2 Comments

Jesus missed his chance. He said he was coming back in the time of his apostles but he didn't.

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At 9:41pm on November 6, 2013, Joan Denoo said…
Stephen, glad to have you as a friend. Growing in strength as a proud atheist, and enjoying the company of others who have not found adequate evidence to convince them there is a god, is not only fun, it is enriching. Welcome to the group.
At 6:12pm on October 24, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Stephen   
Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. You will find many like-minded people here.

We invite you to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 850 discussion topics and 3900 members.
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At 11:21am on October 24, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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