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Re: [humanism-174] "True Religion"?

From: Chris K
Sent on: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 2:33 PM
Well if Jockey is a religion then Stalinism surely is. 

Chris


Sent from my ayayayphone

On Apr 30, 2013, at 1:59 PM, sheri presloid <[address removed]> wrote:

Re·li·gion

  [ri-lij-uhn]  Show IPA
noun
1.
a set of beliefs concerning the cause, natureand purpose of the universe, especially whenconsidered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional andritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.
2.
a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally agreed upon by a number of persons orsects: the Christian religion; the Buddhist religion.
3.
the body of persons adhering to a particular set of beliefs and practices: a world council of religions.
4.
the life or state of a monk, nun, etc.: to enter religion.
5.
the practice of religious beliefs; ritual observance of faith.

Examples of RELIGION

  1. Many people turn to religion for comfort in a time of crisis.
  2. There are many religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism.
  3. Shinto is a religion that is unique to Japan.
  4. Hockey is a religion in Canada.
  5. Politics are a religion to him.
  6. Where I live, high school football is religion.
  7. Food is religion in this house.

Origin of RELIGION

Middle English religioun, from Anglo-French religiun, Latinreligion-, religio supernatural constraint, sanction, religious practice, perhaps from religare to restrain, tie back — more at rely

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