Religion in Russia

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by waltky, May 7, 2011.

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    Communism is the opiate of the masses...
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    Russia emerges as Europe's most God-believing nation
    May 6, 2011 - Nearly 20 years after the collapse of the atheistic Soviet Union, a recent poll found that 82 percent of Russians classify themselves as religious believers. But far fewer subscribe to organized religion.
     
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    Just because it was an Atheistic state, doesn't mean that the people were Atheists.

    You see, that's what the problem is with people who already have their minds made up about a group of people. They see the outside...as an outsider... and base their opinions upon what "they" see.

    To them.. Communist Russia were a bunch of "Godless pricks". When in fact, people worshiped all the time, just in private to avoid the Dictatorial law that prohibited it. In the Middle East, they are all part of a "Death Cult", when in fact most Muslims are very peaceful and want to worship in their own fashion(without bugging anyone).

    As far as orthodoxy vs. Reformed type religions? I personally don't give a crap. The method of speaking to God is not nearly as important as the act of actually speaking to God.
     

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