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Discussion in 'Religions Q&A' started by Tasha, Jul 5, 2017.

  1. columbus

    columbus yawn <ignore> yawn

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    Who is "we"?
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    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Oh. Cool. Except, IMHO, anything that's communal by definition diminishes the personal. I think this is meant more for validation than elucidation ('hey look at us...we have no rules..except that there can be no rules..) type of thing. Everyone has to find their own truth, and usually it is a solitary endeavor. Again, just my take.
     
  3. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Exactly.
     
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  4. Vinayaka

    Vinayaka devotee
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    Tasha, I would be willing to bet it's not dogma free, as I've yet to encounter anyone without some dogma. So right away, without even knowing any more, I'm suspicious.
     
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  5. 1robin

    1robin Christian/Baptist

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    Gnosticism and metaphysical speculations. At least if you refer groups considering world views. Truth is exclusive, dogmas should be both.

    What the above is IMO opinion is the most dangerous methodologies possible.
     
  6. columbus

    columbus yawn <ignore> yawn

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    Pretty much these.

    I like UU. But still...
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  7. The Holy Bottom Burp

    The Holy Bottom Burp Active Member

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    I'd say the OP reads like a flyer for a religious group, or commune, where the emphasis is on slightly new age hippy thinking, to attract "free spirit" types. Apologies if anyone thinks "hippy" is a pejorative term, not meant to be, just a descriptive term that gives people a flavour of what I'm talking about.
     
  8. Kemosloby

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    Jim Jones and the Hairy Krishnas, who are actually bald, comes to mind.
     
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  9. icehorse

    icehorse Veteran Member
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    i like the intentions. at the same time it sounds a little crystal-hugging-ish.
     
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  10. A Vestigial Mote

    A Vestigial Mote Well-Known Member

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    I think you need a comma between the words "inclusive" and "dogma free". maybe even hyphenate "dogma-free."
     
  11. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    Star Trek
     
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  12. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    if you're going to pop my call name.....spell it right
     
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  13. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta, Theosophy, Spiritualism
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    How'd my spell-check f-up like that??
     
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  14. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    I don't thimk speel chick is elf correkting

    hehehehehe
     
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  15. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Having been around when the original "hippies" walked the earth I can tell you that most hippies simply wanted to get high and get laid--in no particular order.
     
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  16. The Ragin Pagan

    The Ragin Pagan A.K.A. The Kilted Heathen

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    This immediately comes to mind:

     
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  17. The Holy Bottom Burp

    The Holy Bottom Burp Active Member

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    ...and New Age tree hugging "spiritual" (whatever that means) types aren't into a bit of hide the sausage and exotic tobacco?
     
  18. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Beats me. I'm still in my Hippie age.
     
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  19. FunctionalAtheist

    FunctionalAtheist Hammer of Reason

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    no one is excluded; we'd like you all to join; the world is our audience
    no one's say-so matters
    Em, community has a leader so there actually is some dogma somewhere.
    Sounds great. but wy not do something productive instead?
     
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    “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members.” Groucho Marx
     
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