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← Atheist Spirituality by a former Muslim Apologist.

Cestriana's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by Cestriana

Hi Farhan. May I begin by congratulating you wholeheartedly for abandoning Islam. I left Catholicism behind some years ago and what I felt when I walked away from it was pure liberation; I certainly didn't experience a sense of loss. And although I don't care if others want to follow their religious beliefs slavishly, I do regard faith as abject nonsense and think it should know its place - that is, it has to be kept out of politics and other spheres of influence.

As for 'spirituality', to me that means experiencing a subjective emotional reponse to certain stimuli. Classical music is my fix and it's what gives me goosebumps, but I know it doesn't do it for eveybody. Feelings of exaltation are the result of a personal response to those things that 'turn you on'.

Sun, 25 Dec 2011 17:14:12 UTC | #902651