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    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
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    30 Jan '15 23:28
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    Why not one Abrahamic religion and one non-Abrahamic religion?
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    31 Jan '15 00:06
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    Obviously I would not be actually choosing them, because by the nature of my choices, they would be chosen by their members.

    I would choose Buddhism and Universal Unitarianism, with the hope that they would grow together as suggested at:

    http://www.uua.org/beliefs/welcome/buddhism/151243.shtml
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    31 Jan '15 00:20
    Originally posted by Duchess64
    Why not one Abrahamic religion and one non-Abrahamic religion?
    Because the Abrahamic religions are universally awful.
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    31 Jan '15 00:21
    Originally posted by JS357
    Obviously I would not be actually choosing them, because by the nature of my choices, they would be chosen by their members.

    I would choose Buddhism and Universal Unitarianism, with the hope that they would grow together as suggested at:

    http://www.uua.org/beliefs/welcome/buddhism/151243.shtml
    If you had to have religions at all... That's not a bad pair in terms of harm minimisation, I could live with those two.
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    31 Jan '15 09:27
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    Orthodox Pastafarianism and Neo-Reformed Pastafarianism.
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    01 Feb '15 13:421 edit
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    I would not want to presume to choose a religion or two for the world.
    I would want to believe what a revealing God gave the world as truth.
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    Jainism and Buddhism.
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    01 Feb '15 17:05
    Originally posted by googlefudge
    If you had to have religions at all... That's not a bad pair in terms of harm minimisation, I could live with those two.
    And at least as important, they could live with you.
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    01 Feb '15 19:141 edit
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    I may be biased, but Christianity is the only one that makes sense to me. However, even it has been corrupted by the likes of Mormans and Jehovah's Witnesses. The worse corruption of the Abrahamic religions is Islam, which I believe must have been inspired directly by Satan the Devil.

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    01 Feb '15 21:34
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    There already are only two "religions".

    The one is of unbelief, manifested in all the ways of man leading away from the other, which is of faith in the son of the one and only living God. Jesus.
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    02 Feb '15 09:25
    Originally posted by OdBod
    If you had to choose two religions for the world, what would they be, and why?
    atheism and theism.

    because it would comply with that freedom of religion idea.
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    02 Feb '15 09:31
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    atheism and theism.

    because it would comply with that freedom of religion idea.
    Atheism isn't a religion.
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    02 Feb '15 16:241 edit
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Atheism isn't a religion.
    Atheists Score Major Win In Federal Court

    by Jack Jenkins Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:59 am

    A federal district court in Oregon has declared Secular Humanism a religion, paving the way for the non-theistic community to obtain the same legal rights as groups such as Christianity.

    On Thursday, October 30, Senior District Judge Ancer Haggerty issued a ruling on American Humanist Association v. United States, a case that was brought by the American Humanist Association (AHA) and Jason Holden, a federal prisoner. Holden pushed for the lawsuit because he wanted Humanism — which the AHA defines as “an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces” — recognized as a religion so that his prison would allow for the creation of a Humanist study group. Haggerty sided with the plaintiffs in his decision, citing existing legal precedent and arguing that denying Humanists the same rights as groups such as Christianity would be highly suspect under the Establishment Clause in the U.S. Constitution, which declares that Congress “shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.”

    “The court finds that Secular Humanism is a religion for Establishment Clause purposes,” the ruling read.

    The decision highlights the unusual position of the Humanist community, which has tried for years to obtain the same legal rights as more traditional religious groups while simultaneously rebuking the existence of a god or gods. But while some Humanists may chafe at being called a “religion,” others feel that the larger pursuit of equal rights trumps legal classifications.


    Maybe Atheism has become a religion under the name of Secular Humanism.
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    07 Feb '15 07:40
    Originally posted by sonship
    I would not want to presume to choose a religion or two for the world.
    I would want to believe what a revealing God gave the world as truth.
    The question was "If you had to ..." not would you want to. 🙄
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