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OfflineJCoke
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Faith VS. Enlightenment
    #3805706 - 02/20/05 03:35 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

well?

what's more?

whats the defrence?

believing in something that cannot be known by are five sences's, nor proven by them...

or knowing what equals right (from wrong) by are five sences...

please discuss, i'm drunk in a haze of interest of what the shroomery community well say/express.


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Re: Faith VS. Enlightenment [Re: JCoke]
    #3806741 - 02/20/05 03:16 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Love is enlightenment, Faith is born of love.


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Re: Faith VS. Enlightenment [Re: MAGnum]
    #3806752 - 02/20/05 03:21 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

The difference to me is that christian "faith" is taught/programmed into the young impressionable mind's of children.... and enlightenment is something you can acheive on your own by setting your mind free.


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Re: Faith VS. Enlightenment [Re: JCoke]
    #3807621 - 02/20/05 06:48 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Faith (defined as letting go) is enlightenment.


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