Comments on: African Americans top U.S. religious measures-Pew http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ripuree http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-78480 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:09:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-78480 We African Americans are suffering from Stockholm Syndrome, and we’ve therefore cursed/doomed ourselves to Mental Enslavement until we find the courage to let go of the Judeo Christian God.

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By: ripuree http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-78472 Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:56:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-78472 The Judeo Christian religion makes no sense for blacks unless we intend to remain forever just partial human beings

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10456 Fri, 13 Feb 2009 03:42:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10456 sorry ken, i was a none believer now i am a believer,have been for twenty years.my faith sustains me,it makes everything worthwhile ,not only have i only heard about the lord ,he lives within me.he is more tangible to me than any thing you could say.he is with me on this journey that i make through this life ,and some day i will stand before him,WELL DONE GOOD- AND FAITHFUL SERVANT.

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By: Ken Granderson http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10369 Tue, 10 Feb 2009 10:15:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10369 NEWS FLASH – Studies confirm that water is wet too!

While I do understand and appreciate the value of studies like this, I always find it humorous when they confirm the obvious.

As a black person who was immunized from religious belief by learning to reason before I learned to believe, I am continually dismayed at the level of religiousity I encounter from even the better informed of us in the black community.

I look forward to a day when more black people will put down religion and other forms of god belief as vestiges of the past and deal with reality directly and affirmatively.

We live in a complex, confusing but also wonderful world that offers an infinity of possibilities if we embrace reality rather than believe in the superstitions we call religion and spirituality.

These beliefs in magic interfere with our ability to operate in the real world and keep us hoping for celestial Santa Clauses to handle our business for us which sabotages our progress in developing the skills to handle things ourselves.

While I do not expect to live to see this day, I am sure that one day Jesus, Yahweh and other god characters will take their rightful places alongside Osiris, Zeus, Thor and all of the other imaginary gods that human societies have made up over the years to try and explain a world that exceeded the grasp of their knowledge.

While our knowledge of the world and universe will never be complete, we certainly have learned enough to know that our ancestors were clueless about the true nature of most things physical, so there is no rational reason to think that they somehow got it right about things that we do not understand even today…

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By: Cristella http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10135 Thu, 05 Feb 2009 00:46:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10135 well first of all let’s get something clear
first of all , Americans has traditions, and religion carries on religious traditions for everything including ol folk tales and superstitions

Religion vs relationship with God
you can be religious and not go to heaven ,it is all about your relationship with God

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By: BTrust http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10117 Wed, 04 Feb 2009 14:39:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10117 i Am a black american and let me say we are not all not like that so stop sayinging BLACKS because your puting us in one catorgy!
PS i’m religious just in my own way!!

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10075 Tue, 03 Feb 2009 18:36:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10075 oh lonesome me what are hanging about the religious sites for?are you hoping someone will befriend you.the disciples said “Why do you speak to the multitudes in parables and not to us”?he said” because you have been GIVEN the knowledge to understand the mysteries of god “.sorry buddy this is a hand out you missed out on up till now.god bless.

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By: Oh! Lonesome Me http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10073 Tue, 03 Feb 2009 16:55:48 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10073 It is a shame that so many black people are closed minded. God doesn’t exist, and praying does absolutely nothing more than wishful thinking does.

~black atheist~

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10029 Sun, 01 Feb 2009 23:26:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10029 being a racist is nothing to do with the color of your skin,it is whats in your heart.i attended a school in northern england, the number of students about 500.there was only one black kid in the school,but he was something else.he the schools prefect(head boy],he was the best scholar,he captained the football team.,and led the counties athletic team as well.every one in the school loved him,teachers as well.he was every one,s friend,and guess what he was an orphan,he was bused in every day from\'” dr barnado,s home” an orphanage.many years later, he is still my hero and always will be, and i thank him for the racial balance that i have in my life.

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By: brian lee http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/30/african-americans-top-us-religious-measures-pew/comment-page-1/#comment-10028 Sun, 01 Feb 2009 22:20:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3938#comment-10028 yes tie, i attended a black church. the preacher was a racist so i walked out like obama should have done.

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