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    irishwitch, jarbyus
    people choose a church that reflects their political beliefs and  prejudices, rather than choosing their politics because of their religious stance.
    -- than this.

    In our own image, we create our Gods, we create our religions, and we create the beliefs and teachings that our religions espouse.  

    The Gods did not create us, we created them. We decide what our Gods say, and then our Gods tell us what we want to hear.

    Religions are created in our image and to further our beliefs no differently than any other political, cultural or social institution.

    sláinte,
    cl
    -- Religion is like sodomy: both can be harmless when practiced between consenting adults but neither should be imposed upon children.

    by Caoimhin Laochdha on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 11:52:51 AM PST

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