Archive for the ‘Philosophy and Religion’ Category

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How to Date a Mormon Guy

Mormon is just a nickname for Latter Day Saints. Mormons are Christians who believe the Bible and the Book of Mormon are the word of God. Dating a Mormon guy may be difficult if you are not Mormon, since the Mormon church has strict standards. Here are some tips for dating a Mormon guy. 1 Check his age. Is he over 16? If he is not 16 yet, don’t date him yet. Mormons are taught in “For the Strength of Youth” not to date until they are at least 16….

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How to Date a Jewish Boy

Jewish boys make wonderful friends and are fun to be with. They love all the same things what other boys do. Here’s what you need to know: Steps 1 The 5 main branches of Judaism are: Ultra-Orthodox/Haredi (This contains both Chasidic and non-Chasidic branches) Orthodox (This contains both more traditional/”yeshivish” forms and more modern forms) Conservative (There are more traditional and more liberal observance levels) Reform Reconstructionist 2 If a Jewish boy is Ultra-Orthodox or Orthodox, he’ll usually not be “allowed” to date, because some extremely religious families still use…

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How to Date a Girl from a Different Religion

We all have different beliefs. It is often easier to be romantic with someone who shares those beliefs. However, we can’t help who we fall in love with. If you follow a few simple rules, you can make a relationship work with someone from any faith or lack thereof. 1 Be open minded. Let her know that even though you believe something else, you do not judge her for what she believes. Make sure that this is a true statement. If you judge her in any way or feel that…

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How to Cultivate Compassion in Your Life

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama Why develop compassion in your life? Well, there are scientific studies that suggest there are physical benefits to practicing compassion.[1] But there are other benefits as well, and these are emotional and spiritual. The main benefit is that it helps you to be more happy, and brings others around you to be more happy. If we agree that it is a common aim of each of us to strive to…

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How to Criticize the Bible

“The Bible refers to the sacred scriptures of Judaism and Christianity. The Hebrew Bible, known by Christians as the Old Testament, contains two-thirds (39 books) of the Christian Bible. The other third (27 books) is known as the New Testament. The Christian Bible consists of 66 books in two divisions, the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox versions of the Old Testament are slightly larger because of their acceptance and inclusion of certain texts considered apocryphal by Protestants.” – Wikipedia Steps 1 All doctrines…

postheadericon How to Creatively Say Grace Before a Meal

How to Creatively Say Grace Before a Meal

Need to know how to pray before a meal?Or you have been chosen to pray at Thanksgiving, or a religious holiday. What do you say? Steps 1 Think of what you are thankful for that God has done in your life. 2 If you have prior warning, you can write a prayer and memorize it beforehand. If you have trouble with this, start by amending prayers from your childhood, such as: God is great; God is good, and we thank Him for this food. Bless us, O Lord, and these…

postheadericon How to Create Your Reality by Following Your Own Guidance

How to Create Your Reality by Following Your Own Guidance

There are many philosophies about how to live life, be happy, and fulfill your purpose, desires, and duty. They all have nuggets of wisdom sprinkled across page after page of instructions. It is however very often difficult to wrap your head around what is actually being told. They tell you what to do, what not to do, and it’s not always easy to see the difference. In general they tell you something that someone may or may not have said at some point in history. The question is what does…

postheadericon How to Create Your Own Religion in Your Pretend Country

How to Create Your Own Religion in Your Pretend Country

What’s the point of living if you can’t create your own God? Aside from delusions of grandeur (and how much grander can they get than God-creation?) creating a God can be useful for an imaginary realm. And it’s fun. Here is a simple format to take you through the basic steps, from creating your own Gods and Goddesses to creating a simple yet ambiguous framework for your followers to try to conform to. You’ll be able to start up your own cult sect denomination religion in no time and have…

postheadericon How to Create the Thoughts You Want

How to Create the Thoughts You Want

We have all started accepting the fact that ‘thoughts create our world.’ While it is an exciting revelation for some, this awareness is making life miserable for others, as they are unable to control negative or destructive thoughts and create positive and creative thoughts. Steps 1 Be conscious. You should be conscious of your thoughts. Every moment one thought or other will pass through your brain. Don’t try to control them in this phase as that may lead to stress. Just be conscious 2 Pause. Whenever you become conscious of…