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#31 Zoombie

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Posted 26 September 2004 - 01:59 AM

Hindu. but not too much religious I guess. Though I believe and pray to God.
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Posted 26 September 2004 - 02:35 PM

Wow.... 18 non-Christian, and 3 Christian.... SO FAR.....

This somewhat follows what I figured would happen. Normally, Christians are taught to avoid all such things such as ghost hunting, the 'occult' etc. My brother, who is a Christian Fundamentalist (somewhat whacked I think) even goes so far to tell me I shouldn't watch horror movies for fear of bringing demons into the home...... lol.

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Well Tkite...I am your 4th Christian! :( I have relatives that have told me that same thing...watching horror movies...the novels I read Stephen King etc..) will bring demons into my home...etc etc etc.....mind you I have been doing these things since I remember....where are those demons? :blink: Anyway,the intense (dare I say psychotic?) way some ppl are about religion...tends to make me not want to be involved in ANY...but my BELIEFS are Christian..so there ya go...Christian #4 in the house (Lol) Has to be more around here SOMEWHERE!
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 02:16 AM

They are hiding in the Confessional closets...... Wiccans hide in the Broom closets...

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 01:34 PM

Hey PariahPeace, I agree. I think that's pretty much the whole of it. Being a kind, patient, ande generous person is what it's all about. And however you go about that, is ok.
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Posted 27 September 2004 - 03:24 PM

I love to hear about different religions because itís a great way to learn about differences and opinions.

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 09:27 PM

Wow.... 18 non-Christian, and 3 Christian.... SO FAR.....

This somewhat follows what I figured would happen. Normally, Christians are taught to avoid all such things such as ghost hunting, the 'occult' etc. My brother, who is a Christian Fundamentalist (somewhat whacked I think) even goes so far to tell me I shouldn't watch horror movies for fear of bringing demons into the home...... lol.

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I personally avoid overly demonic or satanic material. It feels wrong to me.

I cleansed a house down in Brazil. The owner made a habit of listening to dark music (American acid rock praising the Prince of Darkness). He didn't understand the lyrics, but all the same weird stuff started happening in his house (floating plates, knives, etc). It scared the owner (a Catholic) bad enough to seek help from Mormon missionaries.

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#37 Vampchick21

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 09:35 PM

No offence Aloha....but I've always had a real hard time believing that listening to death metal, acid rock, hard rock, etc, would actually bring demons or what have you into the home.

I'm not in the least doubting what you saw/experienced. What I'm doubting is the cause. I mean...I've been listening to stuff like that on and off for years, since I was a teen. Nothing evil or strange has happened in any home I've lived in. And I understand the words (except for death metal...)

So I suspect that the person you helped went through what they did due to other causes. Which can be numerous as we all know.

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 10:23 PM

Jeez the Hindu's are outnumbering me now!

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 07:47 AM

I was raised as Jehovah's Witness (very interesting and strange religion or some call it cult) but for the past 6 years i am a pracitcing alexandrian/gardnerian witch. This past year I decided to join a coven and have been with them for over a year now.

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 09:01 PM

Harmony 1215:

Glad to see you made the change. Did you know the Watchtower predicted the end of the world in 1975? Many of the JW sold their homes and gave nearly everything away because they thought "This is it" and guess what? 1975 came and went, and it sure left a bunch of people in a bind. JW lost a LOT of people over that. By the way, last count is that the New World Translation has been re-written 11 times since it's conception.

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 11:05 PM

Hi tkite,

thanks for the welcome.

Yes I know all about their history, unfortunetly i had to find out the hard way since they don't have any publications dating back to the early formation of the religion, mainly b/c it shows that they changed many things from the beginning of the religion until now, and that in their words is hypocritical. Big reason is that they predicted the world many many many times, (1914, 1918, 1930's or 40's) the last time being in the 70's. But they still to this day say that the end of the world will come. Unfortunetly (from experience) many of them jack up credit card bills and don't write out a will or even have life insurance b/c they think the end of the world will happen real soon. ;) And don't even get me started on the re-writing of the new world translation, that book has been translated so many times that if you read another version of the bible (not printed by JW's) it's not even remotley close to the original. They have reworded many scriptures to fit their teachings.

I am very glad that i got out of there and used my brain to think instaed of having someone think for me. Unfortunetly i lost some of my family b/c of leaving.

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 11:10 PM

Vamp,

I admit I may have misjudged the cause of the haunting. My religious paradigm just grabbed hold of the first convient culprit.

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#43 Vampchick21

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Posted 30 September 2004 - 08:16 AM

We all do that Aloha, at one point or another for one reason or another. In your case, so long as the haunting, as far as you know, stopped for that person, then it's all good.

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Posted 04 October 2004 - 09:42 AM

Well, I were raised christian, but I'm pretty much a buddhist now with some other things mixed into it. I'm still a seeker though.

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Posted 06 October 2004 - 05:43 PM

Other Mixed???? well at least you didnt try to write in all the religions of the world, you wouldnt have room for the any posts. May I also add that if Edward D. Morrison can only find evil in the heart of mankind then he is not looking hard enough. He may be just to lazy to see what else the heart holds.




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