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dimbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-09-11 07:45 PM
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9. "the search for spiritual meaning and experience has never been stronger."
Possibly true. Also possibly never been weaker. Possibly always been just the same because it's part of human nature, but then again history has its moments.

Like the time of the flagellant cults and St. Vitus dance. They seemed pretty enthusiastic.

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  -Religion, War and Bigotry in the Age of Globalization GliderGuider  May-09-11 11:56 AM   #0 
  - Would you mind elaborating  Ninjaneer   May-09-11 12:34 PM   #1 
  - Sure.  GliderGuider   May-09-11 01:12 PM   #5 
  - "Throughout history, more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion or its ...  Jim__   May-09-11 12:47 PM   #2 
  - Interesting but  rrneck   May-09-11 01:09 PM   #4 
  - There is more than adequate proof to show that more have  humblebum   May-09-11 11:15 PM   #11 
     - Play it like you own it.  darkstar3   May-09-11 11:18 PM   #12 
        - My numbers are nothing compared to yours. But I'll keep trying  humblebum   May-10-11 12:06 AM   #13 
           - wikka-wikka  darkstar3   May-10-11 12:12 AM   #14 
  - Spirituality and religion are not the same thing  pscot   May-09-11 12:53 PM   #3 
  - Religion is the structure, spirituality is the structureless core.  GliderGuider   May-09-11 01:22 PM   #7 
     - I agree with that:  Nihil   May-10-11 11:43 AM   #17 
        - It may be inherent to the size of the community  GliderGuider   May-10-11 12:07 PM   #18 
  - I sometimes wonder  rrneck   May-09-11 01:17 PM   #6 
  - Nice. I would not disagree.  GliderGuider   May-09-11 01:23 PM   #8 
  - "the search for spiritual meaning and experience has never been stronger."  dimbear   May-09-11 07:45 PM   #9 
  - True enough. Humans are meaning-seeking creatures.  GliderGuider   May-09-11 08:37 PM   #10 
  - Which of the 38,000+ Christian denominations are the "usual" ones?  laconicsax   May-10-11 12:48 AM   #15 
     - I think "usual" in this case is a synonym for "largest".  GliderGuider   May-10-11 07:25 AM   #16 

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