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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Fri Jul 27, 2012, 03:42 PM

1. It depends on the subject of the prayer.

If, for example, it's a prayer for something like a calm mind and freedom from anxiety, it can have a beneficial effect on the person praying. Prayers for patience, acceptance and other such things can also work, if the person praying believes they will. It's sort of a spiritual placebo, with similar effects.

Prayers about stuff external to the person praying, though: Ineffective in the extreme and a waste of time. Much like homeopathic medicine on real disease.

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