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Would you Like Their to be a True Religion?

Discussion in 'Non-Theistic/Non-Religious Beliefs DIR' started by Seeker of Ka, Aug 21, 2015.

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  1. Seeker of Ka

    Seeker of Ka Asetian

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    Would you lie their to be a true religion and if so what would you like it be?
     
  2. lostwanderingsoul

    lostwanderingsoul Well-Known Member

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    Jesus said He would establish His church and so that is obviously the true religion. So it is not a matter of what one likes. the problem is finding what religion is the one Jesus established. this applies to everyone equally, even atheists, because they have not found any religion but that does not stop it from existing
     
  3. Unveiled Artist

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    There is a true religion: we create or follow others who create their purpose and meaning of life. We experience wholeness an attribute it to whom or whatever we belieive in. We practice based on our experiences and beliefs. The details depend on the person; but, the point is the same.

    Getting to our true nature is the True Religion. No one holds an monopoly on our purpose in life and how we become whole by living and practicing our faith within our lives and/or the next.
     
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  4. YmirGF

    YmirGF Bodhisattva

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    I'd love there to be a "true" religion but, sadly, I'm not big on fairy tales.
     
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  5. Seeker of Ka

    Seeker of Ka Asetian

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    Evidance please, if you could find evidance then everyone would be Christian, POed at the Christisn God, or Theistic Satansit.
     
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  6. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    If any religion needs to attempt to convince anyone of truth, that religion isn't worth a hill of beans. A true religion would be one that dosent require it to convince anyone whatsoever that It's true. It would be a mute point. That would be the one I'd choose.
     
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  7. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

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    Interesting question.

    I'd love for a religion to exist that accepts everyone for who they are, and embraces everyone as they are. Legally, there are laws of which we all need to uphold. I believe that most laws are common sense, and can all be a composite of 'treat others as you wish to be treated.' Therefore, instructing people as to how to live 'moral' lives etc...would be a moot point, as part of this religion.

    Unfortunately, too many religions divide, but maybe this brand new one would extinguish that attribute.
     
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  8. Deathbydefault

    Deathbydefault Apistevist Asexual Atheist

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    I voted yes.
    I couldn't care less about whichever God existing, that is irrelevant to who I am.
    But, I want to know. So only on the basis of knowledge, yes, I do wish that we could identify a correct religion.
    That is, assuming any are correct.
     
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  9. Jumi

    Jumi Well-Known Member

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    Just one true religion that holds the Absolute Copyrighted Truth or multiple religions that are true?
     
  10. dust1n

    dust1n Zindīq

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    That depends on the nature of this religion. If it is like any of the ones humans have invented so far, the universe wouldn't be rendered even more stupid and absurd then it already is, and I'd probably just take my life. Oh wait, dangit, I can't cause of this pesky soul thing.
     
  11. Iti oj

    Iti oj Global warming is real and we need to act
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    no religious and gods destroy and insult the beauty of life, existence, nature, etc
     
  12. Jaiket

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    It would have to be so that noone could ever use it to justify attrocious behaviour and given that we are gifted at interpreting in favour of our interests I doubt such a thing is possible. In principle though if there could be a 'true' religion that could stop people being mental and killing and persecuting and such then yes, I would.
     
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  13. Quintessence

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    ** Staff Reminder **

    This thread is posted in the non-theism DIR. If you're not a non-theist, please remember to only respond with respectful questions as per Rule 10.
     
  14. Druac

    Druac Devout Atheist

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    Can there be a "True Religion"? What does that even mean? True, as in facts and reality? Or true, as in what you 'believe' to be true?
     
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    I took it to mean something like, there is some set of religious claims that are infact the case.
     
  16. Druac

    Druac Devout Atheist

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    Well...reading the primary definitions of the word "religion" and the primary definitions of the word "true"...I find the figure of speech "a True Religion" to be an oxymoron.
     
  17. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    True to oneself would be closest to a true religion I think. It can contain any of those characteristics or none. The approaches are so multifaceted in nature that would quality as true religion, it depends upon as to where the nature of the question lies.
     
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    What I think would qualify as a "true religion" would be one where "God"(whatever that means) delivers enough information to humans to allow them to consistently choose what is in their own best interests.

    The lack of such is a demonstrable fact. That's why I don't believe in religion, and don't believe people who insist that they "know God".
    Tom
     
  19. Milton Platt

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    If there is or ever was one true religion, Christianity is no more likely than the rest. They all equally lack credibility.
     
  20. Jumi

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    A true religion would be a religion that had teachings that were true. That means they could be proven and it would become science with directly observable results. They could make new inventions that pass current scientific understanding. Is that what is proposed?
     
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