Zen Bhuddism has a great process for deconstruction and rebuilding of faith/belief/worldview.
Socrates and Descartes also.
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But Katzpur.... The Church of the Lamb of God is much larger than .2% of the worlds population... It's still not a majority, but I don't think things are as bleak as you seem to suggest. You don't have to keep the erroneous opinions of the majority of the membership of the Church as your own. HiJolly
- 06 May 2011, 07:52
- Forum: Support
- Topic: OK, I'll try to listen with an open mind
- Replies: 81
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Thanks for that response, SD, I wasn't sure exactly how to take your question and I was traveling along a completely different line of thought. Same. I was afraid SD was coming from a different place, and I wanted to comment, but was afraid I had misunderstood something. M&G, you request for clarif...
- 04 May 2011, 21:44
- Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
- Topic: PBS Frontline series: God in America
- Replies: 7
- Views: 404
I liked this series a lot. I checked it out from the library and watched it recently. The part I liked best was the part about politics and religion. It spoke volumes to me about the parties and their usage of religion to get what they want. Each party (but especially the one I used to belong to, h...
Forgive me, Ray, but I'm going to respond in this thread. After all, there are 4 other threads, so five does seem to follow. I am genuinely interested in understanding what it is people mean when they say, "I know the Church is true." I've been struggling to grasp this since I was a child. When I wa...
I totally agree with Ray. Just so.Ray Degraw wrote:Yes, it was the Spirit - which, we are told, testifies of truth and right, no matter where it is found.
We (all of us, LDS or not) tend to limit the Spirit far too much, I believe.
At times, Mormonism is incredibly insightful, and I like that. At other times, it can be stupid and ignorant. Fortunately I haven't had massive experience of the latter. Great post, SamBee. You want "experience in the matter", move to Utah. :-) How's that for a broad brush? :mrgreen: HiJolly
- 19 Apr 2011, 09:46
- Forum: Support
- Topic: Follow the Prophet! Need suggestions.
- Replies: 32
- Views: 1087
HiJolly, give us the facts, please. If I remember correctly, based on a previous thread, you are Pres. Uchtdorf posting incognito, right? Everyone, let's hold off on any speculation about that question until HiJolly (or someone else with personal knowledge of the answer) can read this and provide t...
Welcome to the site! "I no longer base my thoughts or feelings upon what a GA says, or what any scripture or doctrine may say. It’s now up to me to wrestle with it and work out my own interpretation. It’s liberating." Liberating, scary, invigorating, lonely. My wife is not on my journey, alas. HiJolly