4 edition of Is Organized Religion A Sham found in the catalog.
June 15, 2004
by Xlibris Corporation
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||415|
CMV: Organized religion is a sham and should be disbanded. Close. 2. People are afraid of "cults" but that's exactly what every major organized religion really is. People try to use their "religion" as a scapegoat for logic, reason, and the pursuit of knowledge; i.e. american bible-belters fighting against evolution and science. "Religion, Organized Religion and Religious Ideology," Part 3 the source of their "authority") is a sham. It is unfortunate that people are insecure enough to fall for such a con game. Remember: Religion has neither an economic nor a political objective. Religion has a humane objective. Religion seeks to make individuals good because good.
“Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.” Jesse Ventura quotes (American Governor of Minnesota, b) Similar Quotes. About: Religion quotes. Add to Chapter. For the past 10 years, we have been learning how these desires play out in religion and spirituality. In my latest book, The 16 Strivings for God: The New Psychology of Religious Experience, I suggest that virtually every religious belief and practice expresses one of the 16 basic desires, or two or more of them acting most important desires may be curiosity and social contact.
In the November issue of Playboy, Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is quoted as saying the following: “Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business.” The Catholic League is proud that it was the first organization in the country to denounce Ventura. "Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers." —Jesse Ventura. Usiris. July 8 at AM “I don’t believe in God.” —Kevin Bacon. English (US) Español Português (Brasil) Français (France) Deutsch.
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Ed Sepernik (Author) See Author: Ed Sepernik. “Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
I live by the golden rule: Treat others as you'd want them to treat you. The religious right wants to. Is Organized Religion A Sham by Ed Sepernik, JXlibris Corporation edition, Paperback in EnglishWritten: 15 Jun, Religion is simply the biggest scam in history.
There was a time, long ago, when there was no religion - cavemen had no Catholicism, no Islam, etc. All religions at some point in time were created by man for one reason or another. They are all equally false and invalid, as they are all simply a set of rules and beliefs that someone made up.
''Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers,'' he said. ''It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.''. While consciously pursuing your spiritual development is commendable, joining an established religion such as Christianity, Islam, or Hinduism is one of the worst ways to go about it.
In this article I’ll share 10 reasons why you must eventually abandon the baggage of organized religion if you wish to pursue conscious living in earnest. An "organized religion" is a faith system with an over-arching structure in place to define doctrine, standardize worship practices, and administrate the organization.
Any two people who join together to pray or study the Bible could be seen as an "organized religion," as they have presumably agreed upon a place, time, and action.
Developing a. What kicks me in the gut, as a Christian Leader, is the role that religion plays in shaming people. The very force that should give life, often kills someone's soul. Someone I know well was removed from their lifelong Christian community after some bad choices. The result was devastating.
This person fully admitted guilt and took responsibility. “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.”.
Shamanism, religious phenomenon centered on the shaman, a person believed to achieve various powers through trance or ecstatic religious experience. Shamans are typically thought to have the ability to heal the sick, to communicate with the otherworld, and.
Organized religion (or organised religion—see spelling differences), also known as institutional religion, is religion in which belief systems and rituals are systematically arranged and formally zed religion is typically characterised by an official doctrine (or dogma), a hierarchical or bureaucratic leadership structure, and a codification of rules and practices.
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business. I live by the golden rule: Treat others as you'd want them to treat you. The religious right wants to tell people how to live.
Religion has caused untold ignorance, murder, torture, fear, poverty, unhappiness, wars, and has kept the wo years behind the times. It still does, while the millions support the priestly loafers in comfort and ease.
For ages the independent thinkers have been murdered, ostracized, tortured, and suppressed and their writings destroyed. H.L.
Mencken, controversialist, humorous journalist, and pungent critic of American life who powerfully influenced U.S. fiction through the s.
He jeered at American sham, pretension, provincialism, and prudery, and he ridiculed the nation’s organized religion, business, and middle class (or ‘booboisie’). "The world holds two classes of men - intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence." -- Abu Ala Al-Ma'arri "Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet."Napolean Bonaparte "'In God We Trust.' I don't believe it would sound any better if it were true."Mark Twain.
To the extent organized religion fulfills this mandate it is no sham. On the contrary, it is involved in the sanctification of God's name of the highest magnitude." And Goldberger took a concluding shot at the messenger: "It seems to me that Playboy magazine has done far more damage to our society than has organized religion.".
Answer: Jesse Ventura, former governor of Minnesota, once said, “Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.” Agreeing with him is pornographer Larry Flynt, who commented, “There’s nothing good I can say about it [religion]. People use it as a crutch.”.
Is Organized Religion a Sham. As a child, I grew-up being forced to go to church (Southern Baptist). As I got older, it became more and more clear that these people are frauds. The people in the church, that I was taught to trust and respect were in Secret Societies (this includes Ministers and board members).
I found out that many of these. Not many decades ago, the present plight of organized religion would have been hard to imagine. God, however, foresaw this development and announced it in advance in the Bible.
Using symbolic language, God likened all religion that is unfaithful to him to a flamboyant prostitute named “Babylon the Great.” —Revelation5. God Is Not Great (sometimes stylized as god is not Great) is a book by British-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which he makes a case against organized was originally published in the United Kingdom by Atlantic Books as God Is Not Great: The Case Against Religion and in the United States by Twelve as God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, but.
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