Exorcism

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  1. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    Most mental illnesses cannot be objectively measured with a brain scan.

    And since demons are mythical creatures that do not exist, then it follows that demonic possession is also mythical.

    I do acknowledge that mental illnesses exist and are sometimes curable by therapy whether it goes by the name of "exorcism", "psychology", or "psychiatry".
     
  2. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    i don't believe in demons.
     
  3. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    that is like saying you do not have enough hair to be bald.
     
  4. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    that doesnt sound relatively silly at all. almost everyone here believes they can perform telepathy with a grand sorcerer that created the universe via magic. demonic possession is a pretty minor thing to believe. honestly i dunno why mainstreamers would consider this weird while being so eagerly uncritical of the rest of it.
     
  5. LSUsupaFan

    LSUsupaFan Freshman

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    I think it all sounds pretty silly. Still believe it, but zombie Gods and possessive demons and telepathy all sounds wacky.
     
  6. col reb

    col reb Founding Member

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    You just like to make fun of religion. I would think you have great faith in your own intellect to make the decision to be an atheist. You and very few others' opinion against what has been believed for centuries by many. That's a bold decision. In a way I admire your faith, just not your decision.

    "One who claims to be a skeptic of one set of beliefs is actually a true believer in another set of beliefs." ---- Phillip E. Johnson----
     
  7. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!

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    Dumb question IMO.

    You basically just asked if what people have "faith in" is true.
     

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