What religion are you?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Linkiboy, Oct 24, 2007.

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  1. Protestant (Christian)

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  2. Roman Catholic

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  3. Orthodox (Christian)

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  4. Other Christian Denomonation

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  5. Buddism

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  6. Judaism

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  7. Hinduism

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  8. Haruhiism

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  9. Rastafarian

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  10. Pastafarian

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  11. Scientology

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  12. Agnostic

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  13. Atheist

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  14. Islamic

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  15. Pagan

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  16. Traditional Chinese

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  17. Theistic but no religion

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  18. Other

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  1. Linkiboy
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    Just wondering.

    Any flame wars will result in my not liking of you and consequences thereof [​IMG] and mthrnite will give out warnings

    I'm orthodox christian btw
     
  2. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    Atheist... in fact I'm the athiest atheist! (lol, everybody spells it rong.)

    .. though technically it's not a religion, but a lack of one.
     
  3. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    im also a Atheist !

    we should start a yahoo group mrthrnite :-)
     
  4. iritegood

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    I guess I would classify myself as atheist, but I could also be called agnostic, deist, etc. Oh, I'm Buddhist too. (Not the mythological crap that teaches Buddha as god, just the principles and teachings). I wouldn't count myself as Christian, it's such a self-centered religion. What kind of omnipotent god would bother dealing with petty humans? =P

    Oh, and you forgot about the pastafarians. The Church of The FSM should be on that list.
    Edit: Whoops! Found it!
     
  5. Mieki

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    Meh...is it me, or do all of the websites I go to have atheists? Meh...conservative christians are the worst of em all. After all, his noodly appendages touches all.
     
  6. FAST6191

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    No option for followers of Norse Mythology?

    Atheist would be mine, I studied a load of religions and decided they were all pointless, however if they help you get through life and you leave me alone (Sunday trading laws are not my favourite things) then I am OK with it.
     
  7. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    Remember, this is not a thread to harsh on religions (or lack of them) different than yours. Talk about your religion, explain it, rejoice in it, whatever... be respectful of others in the process. I have a pocketfull of warn increases that I don't want to use.

    Thank you very much, that is all.

    edit: ok that's not quite all.. I'm not trying to stifle debate if it goes in that direction, but assholes will be moderated. Unless of course you are assholian, in which case I will be slightly more tolerant.
     
  8. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    Christian - Mennonite
     
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  10. square

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    Taoist, but it wasn't an option. [​IMG]
     
  11. Mehdi

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    I wanted to clock Atheist but miss clicked into Islamic
     
  12. Linkiboy
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    That was what "traditional Chinese" was for, I guess I didn't word it right.
     
  13. square

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    When I think traditional Chinesse I tend to think Confucianism, which is from China. Taoism, has roots in several Asian countries, though it mainly associated with China.
     
  14. iritegood

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    Hmm, I've always wondered, but just forgot to ask someone. I get Protestant and Catholic because I have family that are both. But what's orthodox?
     
  15. Linkiboy
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    In Soviet Russia, Orthodox is YOU!!

    its the main religion in Russia.
     
  16. zombielove

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    Hmmm.... I have my own religion. No one else can join it.

    I trust good science. Atheism sounds too sure of itself for me. Maybe Agnostic? But that's gross. I don't want to give someone else's label to what I believe. Even if I said I'm Agnostic, my interpretation of what it is would be different from someone else's. And it's not like my mind is static. I'm not going to hand myself over to one particular way of thinking while I'm constantly learning new things.

    I think religion was a useful tool for a while. It's good at organising big groups of people to get them to do what you want. It explains things humans don't want to deal with (or to kids) such as the concept of death, and things that we couldn't explain.

    But now we have science, we don't need religion anymore. Religion is just slowing down our progress.

    I think it would be sweet if people stopped having wars over religion and invested all of our resources towards the environment, helping each other, the creative arts and technology. Earth isn't going to be habitable for humans forever, so I think it would be a good idea to start thinking about making it survive as long as possible while we work out how to get out of here. In the meantime, lets create real things of value, such as paintings, movies, books, video games, explore the outdoors etc.

    We tried religion for a couple of thousand years, it was useful for a while, but now it's a hindrance. Let's get over it! [​IMG]
     
  17. iritegood

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    Oh god, the Russian Reversal. I got enough of that on Digg. (thank goodness I don't' visit that horrid website anymore, I'm insane enough as is.)
     
  18. iritegood

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    Hehehe... somehting about that reply sounded slightly creepy. Reminds me of Rapture (from Bioshock - the great game)
     
  19. zombielove

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    Yeah, it did sound pretty creepy. And looooong! Just wait until I tell you about my dreams of having a cyborg body with nanobots to regrow my brain cells! (And a digital backup of my consciousness uploaded to the internets so I can be Ghost in the Shell) [​IMG]
     
  20. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    Atheist here.