All Blog Posts Tagged 'addiction' (5)

Are you addicted to God? Take the test and find out!

 

I found this Alcoholism Screening Quiz and changed drinking with God or God a related word.

 

1. Do you lose time from work because of God?

 

2. Is God making your homelife unhappy?

 

3. Do you go to church because you are shy around other people?

 

4. Is God affecting your reputation?

 

5. Have you ever felt remorse…

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Added by Andrew Hall on October 4, 2011 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

Is Addiction a Disease?

"Addiction: New research suggests it’s a choice

Drug or alcohol addiction is not a disease, says Harvard psychologist, but a matter of free will"




http://www2.macleans.ca/2009/05/26/addiction-new-research-suggests-its-a-choice/



I find that a lot of what is stated here seems to be reasonable and rational. I for one do not consider addiction a disease, there are others… Continue

Added by Sarah Elle on November 24, 2009 at 5:00pm — 13 Comments

Stalking UU

I don't know what the heck I am thinking. I am totally atheistic and kind of hostile to religion in general, and xtianity specifically. The last time I semi-willingly went to a church was a midnight mass at Our Lady of Concrete, in order to please the parents of my first ex-wife. Needless to say, I was not married in a church either time, and the second time avoided any mention of the G-word, save a brief reading from Ecclesiastes, or something, to avoid the tittering of the extra-xtian family… Continue

Added by Xtian Cousineau on November 8, 2009 at 11:44am — 2 Comments

"ALPHA, OMEGA" - New Novel Exposes Religion as Addiction

SEATTLE, Washington—Fresh from the keyboard of science-thriller writer Lori Stephens, Alpha, Omega is—like Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code—fiction with a forceful message. The story starts with a corpse. A defector from a cult called Omega has bled to death, and the only clue is the book he’s clutching: the Librah Vae-ta, the holy scripture that the Omega founders engineered over a century ago. Dr. Gatsby Donovan resolves to help solve the bizarre murder. As she spirals deeper into the danger… Continue

Added by Lori Stephens on November 11, 2008 at 10:22pm — 6 Comments

Sometimes they just make me sad.

I'm browsing Facebook roups right now, and I just found one called "I'M NOTHING WITHOUT GOD."



...That's just really sad, isn't it? They've just explicitly stated that they are nothing without God. It's like they see themselves as worthless. What about all the good things they have done? What about all of their abilities and accomplishments? How can you se your self as "nothing" without God?



It sure helps… Continue

Added by Becky Garcia on August 9, 2008 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

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