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Your Faith (or reasons against one)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Shook Jan 6, 2010. 39 Replies

Gents,Weather you believe in (a) God or do not believe in a higher power; how informed, educated and aware are you of your faith (or reasons against having one)?. Do you have a good sound knowledge…Continue

Tags: Theology, Beliefs, Wisdom, Character, Faith

Excellent Advice you've been given.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Reed Dec 14, 2009. 38 Replies

What's some advice that's stuck with you? . From philosophy to household cleaning tips we've all been given bits of wisdom that have stuck with us through time; however inspiring or simplistic what's…Continue

Tags: Hints, Help, Wisdom, Advice

Admissions after the fact.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ray Daniels Nov 25, 2009. 4 Replies

Gents,Most of you would've caught recently in the news revelations from former professional athlete and tennis champion Andre Agassi that he took drugs in his sporting career; in case anyone missed…Continue

Tags: Honesty, Honor, Athlete, Admission

What's good about getting older?.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Disque Nov 16, 2009. 14 Replies

Gents,We all know there are some downsides to getting older. But what are the good things?.I am 20, so my experience is limited; but I enjoy family life more as I get older and seeing my younger…Continue

Tags: Older, Age, Growing, Experience

 

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Kevin Shook replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"My grandfather used to say: Don't discuss with others religion, money or how they raise their children. As for this forum's topic: Do both - stay in school and expand your spirituality."
Jan 6, 2010
Bucky replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"We are not guaranteed tomorrow."
Jan 6, 2010
Bucky replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I agree that everything should be looked at skeptically. I love what John Schaefer said earlier; "don't keep your mind so open that your brain falls right out". However, valuable skepticism requires that the evaluator be…"
Jan 6, 2010
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"Dear Guys, Jack Meadows here. New User name. Story here: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/reintroducing-jack Secondly I wish to extend my thanks to all for such considered and courteous replies. I enjoyed reading through all of them…"
Jan 4, 2010
Bela Trimmel replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"Apart from the debate about religion in the thread already, I wonder what brought you to this question of leaving school to develop yourself? Not to say that there needs to be a reason, it's just that I've always seen college as a way to…"
Jan 2, 2010
Will replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I think I have a pretty solid foundation. My religion is Christianity, and I read an accessible book on it in my teenage years (Mere Christianity) and have continued. My wife points out (and it was my first thought too!) that these things need not…"
Dec 31, 2009
Dwane Lay replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I distrust organized religion. The atrocities committed throughout the centuries in the name of religion are well documented and too numerous to mention. I do, however, have a great deal of respect for belief. And I think that if more people…"
Dec 31, 2009
Cooper M replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I'm at a strange place in my spirituality. My entire life my mother was and is a United Methodist Pastor. I have talked with her about Christianity and grew up emerged in the church. I don't think I believe in God, though. You might be…"
Dec 31, 2009
Andrew Herring replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"Normally, Buddhists like myself don't believe in acknowledging a higher power, but in my own beliefs which are in fact mostly Buddhist, I do feel that God can answer prayers if your own actions are good. I grew up Christian, but my mom always…"
Dec 31, 2009
Jim Hemauer replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"Steven Weinberg said, "Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. " Not that I…"
Dec 28, 2009
Jamie Q replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I agree with this, Nathan. I would also add that we could all gain something by stepping outside of ourselves for a moment and trying to see things through the eyes of those we disagree with. We need to stop seeing each other as "good"…"
Dec 28, 2009
Steve Dallas replied to Jack Meadows's discussion Your Faith (or reasons against one)
"I can tell you when I lost my faith, and where I then found belief. Grew up in a methodist church, and had great parents that always taught us to question, to seek knowledge for ourselves. I remember when I first saw "Inherit the Wind",…"
Dec 28, 2009

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Haps be upon you for your birthday!
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Happy Birthday Jack!
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
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Welcome to the AoM Community, Jack. We're glad you're here!
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Welcome to AoM Jack!
 
 
 

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