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Which of the following best describes what you Actually Believe about the Deity?

I worship some variation of the Christian / Jewish / Muslim God
Buddhist / Taoist / Eastern somethingorother
Agnostic -  I couldn't possibly know
Atheist - I believe in no gods
I believe in Eris as an entity but do not follow other Gods
I believe Eris is one of many Gods
I prefer not to define myself
I don't give a fuck about all that stuff
Something else not on this list

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #225 on: November 29, 2008, 07:01:58 am »
I was just reading this: http://skepticwiki.org/index.php/Discordianism

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Despite the light-hearted nature of the religion, it appears to have a somewhat serious goal of producing a form of enlightenment through upsetting and questioning traditional assumptions.

I read it out loud to Ludwig, who then informed me that "A religion based in being upsetting" is the most concise description of Discordianism she's ever heard.
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #226 on: November 29, 2008, 03:37:32 pm »
I believe there's nothing to be gained by anyone knowing what I believe. I know I have nothing to do at the moment and I believe I'll go deeper now.

I believe belief suggests doubt.

I believe contradictory statements mean more sometimes.

I believe anything's possible, not everything's probable.

I believe many people don't care what other people believe. I believe some do and I believe it depends on the person.

What I REALLY believe is I'll never fully understand belief. I believe it's an unnecessary word. Imagine's more succinct, that's what I believe.

I believe I've exhausted the word belief and will now go on to imagine.

I imagine someone has lost interest at this point.

I believe I have.

Dammit!

Not only that, strong beliefs depend on conflict. In the case of strong beliefs, one not only doubts the opposition, but actively chooses to disbelieve it and refuses to think in that way (i.e. refuses to consider the other viewpoint).

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #227 on: November 29, 2008, 03:57:57 pm »
how come I can't choose more then one answer  :x
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #228 on: November 29, 2008, 04:05:28 pm »
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #229 on: November 29, 2008, 05:37:47 pm »
"A religion based in being upsetting" is the most concise description of Discordianism

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #230 on: November 29, 2008, 08:34:33 pm »
I believe there's nothing to be gained by anyone knowing what I believe. I know I have nothing to do at the moment and I believe I'll go deeper now.

I believe belief suggests doubt.

I believe contradictory statements mean more sometimes.

I believe anything's possible, not everything's probable.

I believe many people don't care what other people believe. I believe some do and I believe it depends on the person.

What I REALLY believe is I'll never fully understand belief. I believe it's an unnecessary word. Imagine's more succinct, that's what I believe.

I believe I've exhausted the word belief and will now go on to imagine.

I imagine someone has lost interest at this point.

I believe I have.

Dammit!

Not only that, strong beliefs depend on conflict. In the case of strong beliefs, one not only doubts the opposition, but actively chooses to disbelieve it and refuses to think in that way (i.e. refuses to consider the other viewpoint).
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #231 on: November 29, 2008, 09:17:24 pm »
Not only that, strong beliefs depend on conflict. In the case of strong beliefs, one not only doubts the opposition, but actively chooses to disbelieve it and refuses to think in that way (i.e. refuses to consider the other viewpoint).

 So, do you strongly believe that it is a mistake to hold strong beliefs?
This play, however, is an affirmation of life—not an attempt to bring order out of chaos nor to suggest improvements in creation, but simply a way of waking up to the very life we’re living, which is so excellent once one gets one’s mind and one’s desires out of its way and lets it act of its own accord. - John Cage

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #232 on: January 17, 2009, 10:15:18 am »
i read the principia for the first time today i think the line is firm not strongly


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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #233 on: January 17, 2009, 10:53:24 am »
everything is a stage
Look, asshole:  Your 'incomprehensible' act, your word-salad, your pinealism...It BORES ME.  I've been incomprehensible for so long, I TEACH IT TO MBA CANDIDATES.  So if you simply MUST talk about your pineal gland or happy children dancing in the wildflowers, go talk to Roger, because he digs that kind of shit

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #234 on: January 17, 2009, 03:27:38 pm »
everything is a stage

Consider, then, that not everyone is a star. Some of us are the William Hungs.
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #235 on: January 17, 2009, 07:57:15 pm »
living laveta loca :lulz:
Look, asshole:  Your 'incomprehensible' act, your word-salad, your pinealism...It BORES ME.  I've been incomprehensible for so long, I TEACH IT TO MBA CANDIDATES.  So if you simply MUST talk about your pineal gland or happy children dancing in the wildflowers, go talk to Roger, because he digs that kind of shit

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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #236 on: January 17, 2009, 08:08:51 pm »
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #237 on: January 17, 2009, 10:20:57 pm »
you would.
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #238 on: January 18, 2009, 12:48:36 am »
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i have a question, do discordians get laid all the time, thats what i hear, im counting on that
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Re: What do you REALLY believe?
« Reply #239 on: January 18, 2009, 12:53:34 am »
some of them get fucked all the time.
some of them fuck others all the time.
some of them are fucks.
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