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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by JayToka, May 1, 2018.

  1. JayToka

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    We all agree that there is only one God? Most religions, if not all, will say yes?, I'm assuming.
    God has no religion. All agree I'm sure?.
    So what is religion then?
    Can anyone help me with the/an answer please?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Rival

    Rival Iiu em hotep.
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    I do, but not everyone.

    Nope. Not even close.

    Nope.
     
  3. JayToka

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    God has a religion?
     
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    If you mean has He created a religion I would say yes, I believe He has. You are free to disagree.
     
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    Well that's a $64,000 question!!!!
    My take:
    Let's see in the west it's a group made up of "believers, non believers and agnostics disagreeing."
     
  6. JayToka

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    Which religion?
     
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    Judaism.
     
  8. JayToka

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    Is that jewish?
     
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    Ok. Fair enough. But what is religion?
     
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    An external manifestation of An internal reality. Not unlike science.
     
  11. JayToka

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    Had a quick look on net. Yes Jewish. So who made the other religions? Other Gods?
     
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    So man made to visualise it ?
     
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    As some others have already chimed in on, not really.

    See above.

    I think that "religion" involves largely honest attempts to understand God(s) and pass on what they think their God(s) teaches.

    And the one characteristic of religion, including pretty much all religious beliefs, is that they are "unfalsifiable". IOW, no matter how hard we may try, we cannot prove the others wrong, but neither can we prove ourselves right...

    Thus leading to endless debate.
     
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    No
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    No. Without religion (history, practice,culture) god wouldnt exist
    History, practice, culture, and tradition
    what exactly do you need help with?
     
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    I was low, a while ago and while trawling the net, I came across a pic saying call to God if your low. I called out to God. At the time I was a total non believer in any religion/God. None. Still do not follow any of these man made religions now. But have a belief in God, in my own way. Called out. Next day, I was helped. Something happened that had never happened before. I was gobsmacked. Still am. Just confused over religion. Is it really needed?
     
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    Not all agree there is one god. Atheists think there is zero. Others think there are many.
     
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    But the major religions all have one God?
     
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    tayla My dog's name is Tayla

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    I don't think Buddhism has.
     
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    Hinduism doesn't. There's still millions of polytheists in the world. Christians and Muslims did their best to wipe us out but we still exist, if in much smaller numbers. :(
     
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    Some of us agree, yes. But we don't necessarily agree what is God.

    I guess some organized religions would disagree.

    Usually something you're born into, or discover on your own.
     
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