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Response to hrmjustin (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2013, 08:22 PM

15. 1 Peter 3:15-16

"Always be ready to give an answer when someone asks you about your hope. Give a kind and respectful answer and keep your conscience clear."

I don't push the purely personal elements of my spiritual/religious beliefs on others. If someone asks me about it, then I will usually try to explain it.

When it comes to issues of Church/State separation I am willing to take a more adamant stance.
My spiritual/religious beliefs effect, as far as I am aware, only myself. Church/State separation (an important aspect of my spiritual/religious beliefs because of what I believe is a fundamental right to individual freedom of conscience) effects everyone. Now, in writing this, I'm aware that there is probably a contradiction in my saying that my spiritual/religious beliefs effect only myself when my attitude toward Church/State separation is a fundamental part of those same beliefs. So be it. I'm willing to be adamant about the need to keep Church and State separate.

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