Not trying to debate, just a little confused...
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Date: Dec 10 2006 6:20 PM
hey. to start off, let me just say spelling is not my strong point, so please overlook them when you see them. ok, now. i'm not trying to start a war with you, and i sure as hell am not trying to change your mind. i agree that it is unfair to push ones believes upon another, unwilling individual. it is wrong to trick someone into believing they will be rewarded for the rest of eternity as long as they do exactly as they are told. and i deffinitly believe it is wrong to put faith in a man just because a book that was written thousands of years ago and since then re-written because it says if you don't you will burn for the rest of time. i have even dabbled in other religions, ones we here in america are very familir with, all the way to ones most have never heard of. there are two similarities that i find in all of these studies and believes. one being that this particualr religion is the RIGHT one, and the other being that all should follow this religion or face eternal damnation. I don't come on myspace often, usually when i do i get into stupid arguments with people who have no idea what they're talking about. but you(the people behyind this page and this movement) seem to be somewhat open minded. so here are the flaws i have found in your system. you are doing the same thing any other religion does. you are pushing your believes to anyone who will listen. using myspace to get to kids and let them know that jesus does not exist(this is not up for discussion right now) is no different than the jahovas witness' comming to my door handing me the watchtower. the same thing that turns me away from religion is what turns me away from you. i have never considered myself an athiest. even though i haven't celebrated a single religious holiday in probally 6 or 7 years. even though i have totally denounced my alligance with the lord and that comes with it and even though i have denied all organized religion, i still do not consider myself an athiest for one main reason: catagorizing myself as an athiest would contradict my very ideas and opinions on the world. i look at this page and i see words and phrases like "free spirit" and "open mind" and it makes me think. do i really need to agree with what your saying, commit the "ultimate sin" and wage war on christmas and easter in order to reach that unobtainable level you call open minded? i agree with alot of what you guys say and stand for. don't put your faith blindly into a god because the rest of the world is. don't read a book because your gradmother says you'll burn for the rest of eternity of you don't. look at everything and find whats best for you. this is where we disagree. it seems to me u believe the same thing, except you want people to look at everything and then realize your system is the only logical and rational choice. heres my take on religion. religion is bullshit. it doesn't matter which one you choose or reject. it's all about your life. whats going to make you happy and whats going to give you that feeling that you belong somewhere. the conclusion to this is that all of us are wrong. look at what i've been saying this whole time and the point to all of it is that the right choice is whatever you make it. muslims, jews, islams, christians, mormons, it doesn't matter. they are all bullshit, none of it is true, unless you make it true. religion is what you make it. i must applaud you guys. obviously you saw the cracks in the paint, unfortunatly you were unable to c the whole picture. what i've said can be taken one of 2 ways. u can disregard it and never worry about it again, or you can think hard about it. like i said i'm not usually on myspace so trying to get a little discussion going might be pointless. however i look forward to seeing what your opinions are and how this made you feel. remember, we stopped looking at tv's in black and white years ago, it's about time we stopped looking at life in black and white too.
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