August 25, 2004

Religion Survey

Religion Definition
are you mono or polytheistic?Neither. I’m Atheistic.
do you subscribe to a major religion?No
how do you feel about Jesus?Sincerely interested in what he said and try not to get turned off by the fanatics.
what holy book do you feel is most accurate (Bible, Koran, etc)I’m assuming you mean accuracy in morality. I don’t use a holy book as the basis for my moral beliefs.
do you believe in reincarnation?No
do you believe in the traditional heaven and hell?No
do you believe in ANY heaven and/or hell?No
do you think the god(s) are vengeful or nice?N/A
do you believe in angels?No
do you believe in miracles?No
do you believe in predestination?No
do you believe in original sin?No
do you believe in freedom of will?Yes
do you believe in souls?No
what do you think will happen to you when you die?I won’t be able to do the things I enjoy anymore. But I won’t have to do the things I don’t enjoy, either.
do you think there will be an armageddon?No
why do you think we exist?We’re part of the structure of the universe.
do you believe in life on other planets?I believe it is likely that some sort of complex life has or will have formed in the universe.
do you believe in evolution?Yes
do you think religion and science will always oppose the other?I don’t agree that they need to, but I think people can always adopt some belief that runs counter to what we know about the universe.
what would you say to God if you met him/her/them today?I’d ask him if there is any reason I should believe he exists.
anything else we should know?No


[CLARIFICATION: I don’t think this is a particularly good survey, but I saw it on a couple of other sites and decided to fill it out just for fun. It makes surveys easier if they are asking about your belief in god and you plain don’t have any.]

Posted by James at August 25, 2004 1:22 PM

It's not much of a "survey" if no one is collecting the results!

Posted by: Julie at August 25, 2004 3:10 PM

I'm a stats freak, myself (which partly explains my love of baseball), so a survey without results is blah. No payoff.

Now, if it had told you you were a supreme disbeliever who would burn in hell in 2043 at 6:04 P.M., I would have rushed to take the survey myself!

Posted by: Patti M. at August 25, 2004 3:17 PM

You're right; it's more of a pointless form. And even as a snapshot of my beliefs, it's not very good. We should use the free service to come up with a better form at least. Even if no one is checking the results.

This is all probably nothing any of you didn't know about me already.

Posted by: James at August 25, 2004 6:31 PM

Not at all... I thought you were a new age wacko... but then my powers of observation aren't that good. ;-)

Posted by: Chuck S. at August 25, 2004 7:30 PM




Posted by: James at August 25, 2004 8:19 PM

I thought you were more sarcastic. :)

Posted by: Julie at August 26, 2004 9:27 AM

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