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  • refute it.

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  • It totally depends on the situation. (eg. ignore it, if it's unfounded, refute it, if it's worth the effort)

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Thread: How Do You React to Criticism of Your Religion?

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    IRL I can’t actually remember anyone ever criticising my pagan beliefs.

    Most of those who receive criticism about their religion are the ones who go banging on about it all the time and they don’t seem to realise that everyone else doesn’t want to hear this stuff

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    I have been ridiculed for my religion by family, friends, and employers.

    I usually walk away or change the subject. If they persist I fire back at them and their false jewish god, Christianity is easy to pick apart as it contradicts itself and separates itself and humans from nature.
    Life is like a fire hydrant- sometimes you help people put out their fires, but most of the time you just get peed on by every dog in the neighborhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by schwab View Post
    Sometimes we have to walk away from friends because of being attacked for religious beliefs. Lutherans are known to attack Catholics. Members of different evangelical denominations criticize each other over certain beliefs. This is why I became a non-denominational Christian seeking truth in the Scriptures.
    I'm a fan of Billy Graham, I miss his sermons.
    The 30 Year War never really ended for some.

    I just ignore it. What do they know?
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    Well on this forum, SF, the Phora, White Nations and VNN I wrote my faith down and responded to criticism as it arrived. I've mention it to friends and family, and they've said things like: "well that seems logical, but good luck trying to get anyone interested" lol, so que sera sera ...

    The simple idea is that we'll combine Asatru and Christianity and we'll also have sermons on real history, science, philosophy, our people and nations, etc. We'd be trying to get our nominal national churches i.e. The Church of England and The Church of Scotland (for Germany, we'd attempt to get the Lutherans to rename themselves "The German Church") to accept this new platform.

    Throw in some open bar nights, comedy club hours, music and dance, etc., and it'll be a cracker barrel of good times lol.

    We'd do practical things like attempt to lobby our governments to more thoroughly limit immigration, declare certain areas/cities reserves for our people, address our labor shortages by organizing our congregations to do such jobs, lobby for more birth subsidies, put daycares in churches/hofs, etc.
    We need a reservation system for our people and our own ethnic-nationalist faith, where we'll have sermons about our people and nations, real history, science, philosophy, etc., in addition to our older religions. Throw in some open bar nights, comedy club hours, music and dance, etc., and it'll be a cracker barrel of good times lol.

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    If others want to criticize me and what I believe, let 'em. Just as long as they are hiding behind a keyboard, and not in my face.
    Not all in life is at it appears to be.

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    Oh yes, that evil keyboard, the easiest weapon ever invented...............

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    There is only one platform in Christianity, it's called Grace thru the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and it's redeeming power. Too bad, many churches have abandoned that platform. There is only one John 3:16............

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    If someone wants to criticize my faith that's their business; I am not so weak that mere words hurt. If, on the other hand, they want to get in my face and lay hands on me over the differences in our beliefs then it's time to throw down.

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