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Poll: Are you Spiritual?
    #11211142 - 10/08/09 11:25 PM (8 years, 11 months ago)

I got the idea for this poll in the Guru thread. Someone made the point that as you get older, you lose this sense of believing. I'm curious if there is a correlation between age and having some form of faith.
Do you have some sense of Spirituality?
You may choose only one
Yes, Age -18-22
Yes, Age 23-27
Yes, Age 28-34
Yes, Age 35-40
Yes, Age 40+
No, Age -18-22
No, Age 23-27
No, Age 28-34
No, Age 35-40
No, Age 40+
STAL


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211177 - 10/08/09 11:31 PM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Also:
Have your beliefs radically changed in the past 3 years?
You may choose only one
Yes, radically
No, I've had my beliefs for a while now


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211249 - 10/08/09 11:40 PM (8 years, 11 months ago)

3 years, no.  10 years, yes.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: DieCommie]
    #11211268 - 10/08/09 11:42 PM (8 years, 11 months ago)

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DieCommie said:
3 years, no.  10 years, yes.




What were you beliefs to begin with and what are they now?


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211430 - 10/09/09 12:01 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

I am 47 and I developed my pro-spiritual beliefs 10 years ago. I never really cared about spirituality before.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: Band of Gypsys]
    #11211490 - 10/09/09 12:08 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

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I am 47 and I developed my pro-spiritual beliefs 10 years ago. I never really cared about spirituality before.




That's very interesting, and opposite what I would have thought (My theory was people would never find spirituality if they didn't in their 20s). I'm 21 and was a Atheist up until about age 19/20. Nowadays my reality is a lot more interesting. I think Buddhism, specifically Tibetan Mysticism, is the closest to the "truth". Although I gravitate to a lot of "New Age stuff", such as ETs and channeling, dreams and other divination, and astral projection (induced OBEs) and entheogens.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211506 - 10/09/09 12:10 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Is spirituality synonymous with faith? I'm not sure what you mean by 'spiritual.'


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: Cameron]
    #11211524 - 10/09/09 12:12 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

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Is spirituality synonymous with faith? I'm not sure what you mean by 'spiritual.'




It doesn't have to be. I didn't mean for faith to have an religious connotations either. Do you believe there is some underlying structure to the Universe, or are we just accidents here trying to cope with ourselves?


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211587 - 10/09/09 12:20 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

Do you believe there is some underlying structure to the Universe, or are we just accidents here trying to cope with ourselves?




The answer is unknowable and clinging to one view point or the other does not effect your daily life nor how you treat others.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211595 - 10/09/09 12:21 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Yes, age 18-22.
Within the last 3 years, yes.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211613 - 10/09/09 12:26 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Well, I don't have reason to believe in deities, 'architects,' or angels; but there seems to be much more to the Universe than we're able to understand ATM.

I believe that life is priceless and every moment is a gift we didn't ask for :smile:


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: Cameron]
    #11211780 - 10/09/09 12:43 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

I believe that life is priceless and every moment is a gift we didn't ask for 




Like when you are at the dentist and the drill hits a nerve?

Or like when you come home early and find your girlfriend fucking your best friend?


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: OrgoneConclusion]
    #11211804 - 10/09/09 12:46 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Yeah. I don't always enjoy my gifts, but they are what they are :shrug:

(You're cheery tonight)


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: Cameron]
    #11211842 - 10/09/09 12:50 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Whenever someone presents an idea, I test it at the limits with a hypothetical to see if it still holds up as a universal. Has nothing to do with my mood.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: OrgoneConclusion]
    #11211939 - 10/09/09 01:04 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

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Whenever someone presents an idea, I test it at the limits with a hypothetical to see if it still holds up as a universal. Has nothing to do with my mood.




I think a big trick to life is being positive. No one's life is perfect, but if you approach everything more positive, the positivity will come into your life. It's called the Law of Attraction.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11211952 - 10/09/09 01:06 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

i had a spiritual belief since i was 12


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: c0sm0nautt]
    #11212017 - 10/09/09 01:19 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

c0sm0nautt said:
Quote:

OrgoneConclusion said:
Whenever someone presents an idea, I test it at the limits with a hypothetical to see if it still holds up as a universal. Has nothing to do with my mood.




I think a big trick to life is being positive. No one's life is perfect, but if you approach everything more positive, the positivity will come into your life. It's called the Law of Attraction.




Of course, your post had nothing to do with my method of inquiry nor is there any such 'Law'. 0 for 2.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: OrgoneConclusion]
    #11212072 - 10/09/09 01:26 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Nope it's a real Law. You should try it out, seriously! Next time you stub your toe, laugh about it! The pain goes away so quick. :cool:

I'm asking you to put aside your "method of inquiry" and experience something directly.


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: OrgoneConclusion]
    #11212161 - 10/09/09 01:40 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

OrgoneConclusion said:
Quote:

c0sm0nautt said:
Quote:

OrgoneConclusion said:
Whenever someone presents an idea, I test it at the limits with a hypothetical to see if it still holds up as a universal. Has nothing to do with my mood.




I think a big trick to life is being positive. No one's life is perfect, but if you approach everything more positive, the positivity will come into your life. It's called the Law of Attraction.




Of course, your post had nothing to do with my method of inquiry nor is there any such 'Law'. 0 for 2.




How many points do I have? Do we win prizes?


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Re: Poll: Are you Spiritual? [Re: Band of Gypsys]
    #11212252 - 10/09/09 01:58 AM (8 years, 11 months ago)

Coherency, cogency and consistency are benchmarks of an ordered mind.

Doublespeak, babbling, and meandering all over are signs of an undisicplined mind and poor thinking/communication skills.

Which type of posts do you think should earn the most points?


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