Wow, that’s some deep shit man =P Tell me about it. It’s hard to be anything else but a Catholic when you’re Filipino. It’s like part of our cultural identity. I for one am still to find a real life atheist around here. I’m lucky that my Catholic friends are not so shallow as to make this whole difference in belief a big deal. Yep, you’re right they find comfort in religion. Though I just can’t imagine myself buying to that crap anymore. It’s a shame how much people still buy into this ugly legacy from the Spaniards. The same people who oppressed and screwed the country historically are responsible for introducing “god.” Met a couple of cool Filipinos here in A/N.I haven’t visited the Phils for 9 years, so it’s nice to meet some like-minded people here. Hope you have a good time and meet lotsa cool people=)
I work in healthcare in a long term care facility and I deal with death on a regular basis. About a year ago the opportunity arose for me to take a palliative care course through my work. I enjoyed it for the most part. It dealt with topics such as end of life care, pain relief and addressing the spiritual needs of different individuals based on their religious beliefs.There was one instance however that was decidedly unpleasant, and unfortunately really overshadowed the rest of my time in the…See More
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If you show a theist that his views are internally inconsistent, you will have some measure of success. He will make a good faith (ha!) effort at modifying his views to make them more internally…"