Any thoughts on this topic? Probably not well known or understood. Below is but one link that will help give a deeper understanding of the concept.Spiritual bypassing describes a tendency to use…Continue
If I name my new dog Jesus or Jesus Christ, am I an asshole? Sure I'm already an asshole but that's another topic all together. I'm aware that doing such a thing would be quite disturbing to some xtians and as such many of my family members. It's my way of making a statement and having a little fun with the whole religious nonsense. That said am I just being an asshole or is it simply a matter of what works for me. Yes, here's your opportunity to call someone an asshole. Feel free, I…See More
"Thomas Edison used to believe in god and then the light bulb went on in his head. All jokes aside my point is who cares what Hawking believed or didn't believe. It changes nothing. It's like debating if Einstein agreed…"
"Sure Hawking was known for this theories and so forth but he's no more able to decide if a ubiquitous god exists as your idiot neighbor is. Who gives a fuck what Hawking believes or doesn't believe in regards to there being a…"
Any thoughts on this topic? Probably not well known or understood. Below is but one link that will help give a deeper understanding of the concept.Spiritual bypassing describes a tendency to use spiritual explanations to avoid complex psychological issues.The term was first coined during the early 1980s by a transpersonal psychotherapist named John Welwood in his book Toward a Psychology of Awakening. According to Welwood, spiritual bypassing can be defined as a "tendency to use spiritual…See More
"So I'm new here. Please to meet you as I meet you. As for atheism in general there's no God(s), period. I don't find anything terribly interesting about that. I've had my time venting about religious folks…"