Polytheism Anyone?

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This forum seems to be crawling with monotheists, but I haven't seen any polytheists sounding off anywhere. So I was wondering, are there any polytheists lurking around besides myself?

 

Which pantheon is your favorite? How did you get involved in polytheism? What deities do you work with, if any? If you work with one or more deities, what kind of relationship do you have with them?

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Does it count if you made up

Does it count if you made up your own gods to believe in?

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It totally does, though

It totally does, though probably not in the traditional sense. :)

 

I think that would fall somewhere under Pop Culture Paganism, wherein someone centers their spiritual work around existing pop culture figures and systems, or they create their own.

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I'm not a polytheist, but I'm tracking because I find learning about other faiths fascinating. :)

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Dasher: male Woolly Howl (Snoggletog Wraith stand-in)

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Toothless: male Night Fury

Light Fury: female Light Fury

Dart: female Night Light (Toothless and Light Fury's daughter)

Ruffrunner: male Night Light (Toothless and Light Fury's son)

Pouncer: male Night Light (Toothless and Light Fury's son)

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Deathgrippers

Interceptor: male Deathgripper

Blackwidow: female Titan Wing Deathgripper

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Icebones: male Skrill

Galewing: female Titan Wing Skrill

Hybrids

Draughoul: male Skrillknapper (Icebones and Scourge's son)

 

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Groncicles

*Icevein: male Groncicle

Warmheart: female Groncicle (Icevein's mother)

Northbright: female Groncicle (Icevein's sister)

Hoarfrost: male Groncicle (Icevein's brother)

Snowblast: male Groncicle (Icevein's brother)

Shivershy: female Groncicle (Icevein's sister)

Coldnip: male Groncicle (Frozen Groncicle stand-in)

Gronckles

*Stonemaw: male Gronckle

*Jordbringer: female Titan Wing Gronckle

Sentinels

*Silhouette: female Sentinel

*Monolith: male Titan Wing Sentinel

Comrade: male Elder Sentinel

Crimson Goregutters

*Dayspring: female Crimson Goregutter (Daybreaker's mother)

*Elkhart (in-game name Elkheart): male Titan Wing Crimson Goregutter

Whispering Deaths

Sawfang: male Whispering Death (Groundsplitter's son)

Bramble: female Titan Wing Whispering Death

Furious: male Screaming Death (Groundsplitter's son)

Merciless: female Titan Wing Screaming Death

Hushboggles

*Endeavor: male Hushboggle

*Duskrustle: female Titan Wing Hushboggle

Humbangers

Hollowfiend: male Humbanger

Minemuncher: female Titan Wing Humbanger

Others

*Meteorblast: male Eruptodon

Ironmaid (in-game name Honormaid): female Hotburple

Boulderdash: male Catastrophic Quaken

Stonefist: male Thunderpede

Redwolf: male Grapple Grounder

Gemtooth: female Snafflefang

Charity: female Shovelhelm

Other Hybrids

Macemaiden: female Ridgesnipper (Silvershard's daughter)

Daybreaker: male Gruesome Goregripper (Dayspring's son)

 

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Sharp Class

Shivertooths

*Frostclaws: male Shivertooth

Chillbreath: female Shivertooth (Quiverpain stand-in)

Razorwhips

Silvershard: female Razorwhip (Windshear's daughter)

Swiftslice: male Titan Wing Razorwhip

Timberjacks

Oakthorn (in-game name Oakclaw): male Timberjack

Sprucewing: female Titan Wing Timberjack

Stormcutters

Windrider: female Stormcutter

Owleye: male Titan Wing Stormcutter

Speed Stingers

Fleetsteps: male Speed Stinger

Quickflash: female Titan Wing Speed Stinger

Scuttleclaws

Spitfire: male Scuttleclaw

Jadeheart: female Titan Wing Scuttleclaw

Grim Gnashers

Cindertooth: female Grim Gnasher

Vultureclaw: male Titan Wing Grim Gnasher

Others

*Thistle: female Prickleboggle (tiny Prickleboggle stand-in)

Rainshed: female Raincutter

Shadowhunter: male Devilish Dervish

Hybrids

Scensoredhimmer: male Deathly Galeslash (Brightclaw's son)

Skeletreat: female Bonestormer (Windrider's daughter)

 

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Mystery Class

Dramillions

*Forethought: male Dramillion

*Miracle: female Titan Wing Dramillion

Slithersongs

Nightingale: female Sithersong

*Evermore: male Death Song (Melody Island Death Song's son)

*Valkyrie: female Titan Wing Death Song

Cavern Crasher

*Catacrawler: female Cavern Crasher

*Rubblewriggler: male Titan Wing Cavern Crasher

Slitherwing

*Wyrmsbane: male Slitherwing

*Vipershood: female Titan Wing Slitherwing

Hobgobblers

Augury: female Hobgobbler

Demonspawn: male Titan Wing Hobgobbler

Lovestruck: male Smitten Hobgobbler

Boneknappers

Scourge: female Boneknapper

Wishbone: male Titan Wing Boneknapper

Flightmares

Professor: male Flightmare

Starshine: female Titan Wing Flightmare

Hideous Zipplejacks

Double & Trouble: female Hideous Zippleback

Set & Match: male Titan Wing Hideous Zippleback

Buffalords

Fortitude: male Buffalord

Horrorcow: female Titan Wing Buffalord

Others

*Merrigold: female Golden Dragon

*Faith: female Changewing

Bandit: male Armorwing

Sneak, Snip, Snap & Trap: male Snaptrapper (Leafy Snaptrapper stand-in)

Mistwalker: female Smothering Smokebreath

Honey: female Sweet Death

Hybrids

*Mosaic: female Chimeragon

*Tundra and Taiga: female Zipplewraith (Avalanche's daughter)

Candycrusher: female Dreadstrider (Professor's daughter)

Trophy & Laurel: female Ghastly Zapplejack (Oakthorn and Double & Trouble's daughter)

 

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Stoker Class

Monstrous Nightmares

Firegale: female Monstrous Nightmare

Ridgeback: male Titan Wing Monstrous Nightmare

Terrible Terrors

Sparrow: female Terrible Terror

Odinsfang: male Titan Wing Terrible Terror

Night Terrors

Eclipse: female Night Terror

Cavetorch: male Fire Terror

Ghost: male Fire Terror (Night Swarm stand-in)

Silver Phantoms

Legacy: female Silver Phantom

Stratosfire: male Silver Phantom

Others

*Sunheart: female Fireworm Queen

Brightsoul: male Singetail

Scout: female Flame Whipper

Fireflight: female Hobblegrunt (Threadtail stand-in)

Lionheart: male Moldruffle

Cyclone: male Typhoomerang

Hybrids

*Bobbletail: male Abomibumble (Stonemaw and Firegale's son)

 

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Tracker Class

Deadly Nadders

*Brightclaw: female Deadly Nadder

*Horntail: male Titan Wing Deadly Nadder

Rumblehorns

Bullheart: male Rumblehorn

Leafshade: female Titan Wing Rumblehorn

Mudrakers

Echo: female Mudraker

 

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Tidal Class

Thunderdrums

Seacry: female Thunderdrum

Darkbreather: male Titan Wing Thunderdrum

Sand Wraiths

Fjord: male Sand Wraith

Shorewind: female Titan Wing Sand Wraith

Shockjaws

Sparky: male Shockjaw

Stormsurge: female Titan Wing Shockjaw

Scauldrons

Riptide: male Scauldron

Backbiter: female Titan Wing Scauldron

Others

Wavedancer: female Tide Glider

Splashwing: female Sliquifier

Freyasfang: female Windwalker

Hybrids

Brack & Brine: female Seastormer

 

 

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Changewing: Glass (F) (Broadwing)

Loves hide and seek, and likes turning invisible and scaring vikings into thinking there is a ghost. 

 

Woolly Howl: Athabasca (F) (Broadwing)

Named after the Princess, Glacier, River and Lake bearing the same name she like cold weather and enjoys dragon nip tea

 

Shivertooth: Blizzard (M) (Broadwing)

Found on Icestorm Island harrasing groncicles, has a grudge with Yellowknife

 

Flightmare: Aurora (F) (Broadwing)

Likes flying around Icestorm Island

 

Speed Stinger:Scramjet (F) (Broadwing)

Always moves with her mouth open reminded me of a scramjet

 

Typhoomerang: Scorch (F) (Broadwing)

Likes scorching eels, hates eating them

 

Hobblegrunt: Tlaloc (M) (Broadwing)

Named after the Aztec god of rain Tlaloc likes splashing in puddles

 

Sweet Death: Ambrosia (M) (Shortwing)

sits around all day bothering the bees

 

Shockjaw: Ion (F) (Broadwing)

Ion likes swimming in saltwater and plasma

 

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Very protective even as a baby

 

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Very adventurous even as a baby is blue for some reason

 

Smothering Smokebreath: Charla (F) (Shortwing)

Loves eating charcoal

 

Groncicle: Yellowknife (M) (Broadwing)

named after the capital of the Northwest Territories and found on Icestorm Island

 

Rumblehorn: Shieldbreaker (M) (Broadwing)

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Scuttleclaw: Ammolite (F) (Shortwing)

 

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Mudraker: Mudkip (M) (Baby)

Grapple Grounder 1: Yin (M) (Shortwing)

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Snow Wraith: Frostbite (M) (Shortwing)

Prickleboggle: Nightingale (F) (Baby)

Sliquifier: Sedna (F) (Baby)
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Snaptrapper: Mistletoe (F) (Baby)
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I'd actually be more inclined

I'd actually be more inclined to believe in many different, often less-than-benevolent gods than one magnanamous God. But I don't really believe in any form of god.

I do love Shinto and Taoist gods, though. =3

The polytheistic gods of old were flawed, just as we are. That's probably why I like them over the idea of a single God.

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My parents are Christian, but

My parents are Christian, but personally I'm an atheist...

I think polytheism is pretty interesting to learn about, though!

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I'm an atheist but my parents

I'm an atheist but my parents are devout christians, I did over 100 analyses on the bible and found inconsistencies and paradoxes galore. But the one that drove me away was: How can an omnipotent god who sets the foundation for justice not be capable of forgiving another person without a blood sacrifice, something even a human can do? Couldn't he just change his own rules? And furthermore how can such a being be called good when he clearly fails by his own standards that he gave to humans?  It wasn't a question of whether or not god existed (I apply Newton's Flaming Laser Sword to that arguement). It was a question about whether that god was even worth worshiping. Sometimes during church I thought Satan was right when he said "screw this I'm outta here, you're all crazy". 

 

Polytheism is interesting to learn about but I don't think I'll take it up, too many deities to remember, I have too much going on with engineering.

On a side note I saw a bunch of students worshipping this guy during midterms:

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I once saw a joke about how

I once saw a joke about how 10 people were killed in the name of Satan while millions were killed in the name of God. The Ten Plagues of Egypt can be viewed as acts of terrorism: using violence against a population to elicit a political response.

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I'm pretty sure whoever

I'm pretty sure whoever created that deity and Caffeina and Thesaurae need to declared a deity themselves. That image is just perfect. The Google staff just makes it even better.

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People have been charting

People have been charting contradictions and stuff in the Bible for years. There's tons of them. Not to mention all the books that never made it into the final version.

 

The thing that really never sat right with me was how everyone was always preaching about how the Christian god was an all-loving, all-forgiving being who loved all of his creations unconditionally, but then they'd turn around and in the same breath read you a laundry list of 'sins' that would guarantee you a place in their censored because somehow this all-forgiving god suddenly wasn't so forgiving after all.

 

Anyway.

 

Blood sacrifices aren't necessarily something to use against a deity to prove they're not benevolent beings, though. For a lot of people these kinds of sacrifices are a show of respect and devotion, whether their deity asked for such a sacrifice or whether their followers took it upon themselves to make one. It's a gesture to show how much they care for that deity and how much they respect them. It's difficult for us to understand because it's not a part of our culture as a whole, but for those that involve blood sacrifices in their lives it's not necessarily something they would view as bad or as some kind of proof that their deity is mean and horrible or contradictory. It's totally plausible to make that kind of offering to any deity, no matter how fluffy or hardcore they might be.

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I don't think people would mind if something just didn't seem logical back then.

 

Also, the bible has been written, re-written, altered and translated by so, so many people. It was not written in a few years. I personally think this is the biggest reason that it's so inconsistent.

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That's another thing, yeah.

That's another thing, yeah. It was written my people, revised by people. There's going to be a ton of biases in there depending on the writers and editors. It's kind of a mess.

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It's a huge mess! It's been years since I've read the bible, but so many things were contradictory. Same goes for most Holy books, though! 

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I'll throw in some of my

I'll throw in some of my info, too.

 

I was raised Catholic insofar as being enrolled in Catholic schools up until high school, but it was never really prevalent in my home life. Polytheism had always interested me, but because here in the US non-Catholic, non-modern belief systems are all treated very much like fairy tales so being a polytheist never really struck me as a plausible thing. I eventually found some polytheist circles around Tumblr and decided that it was something I wanted to pursue. I'm a little less than a year into it, but thus far it's been a lot of fun.

 

Catholicism never really worked for me. It always felt very empty and I have a lot of problems with the church and Catholics as a whole, so it's really not the religion for me. Polytheism is a much better fit, though certain circles still have their problematic people, as any religion does, so I'm still working to find good environments to work within.

 

The Norse pantheon is one of my favorites, as is the Egyptian pantheon and the Celtic deities. Greek deities pique my curiosity, but something is telling me to keep my distance from that group for the time being, so I'm giving them a respectful amount of space.

 

One or two Egyptian deities have caught my eye, but I've yet to feel any real connection to them yet so I haven't made any kind of official moves to get to know any of them. Again, a few Greek figures interest me but I feel very wary around them as a whole so I'm leaving them be. Mannanan Mac Lir of Irish mythology seems to be popping up an awful lot around my dashboard on Tumblr so I'm keeping an eye out for him in case he's trying to establish a connection. Cernunnos, also of Celtic origin, was the first deity that had caught my attention, but he seems to have faded away and I don't see as much of him anymore.

 

The strongest, most persistent figure in my spiritual explorations thus far has been Loki. Guy came at me like a punch in the gut and since then he has been a very consistent figure in my experiences thus far. I expect he's staking his claim as First and Foremost among any deities I may begin interacting with in the future, but that's alright with me.

 

I'm still in the very early stages of forming a relationship with him and I have a lot of trouble scrounging up motivation or energy to do much of anything for him, but I have an ramekin I bought in Ireland which I've started to leave small offerings in and I've dedicated a few pieces of jewelry to him that I can wear to carry him around with me. I plan on making a little pocket altar soon with an empty mint tin I've got lying around that I can also carry around.

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I am not a theist, but I do find the idea of polytheism so much more appealing than monotheism. 

 

Everything was cool and all until monotheism started to exist. Goodbye, many, many Greco-Roman gods, goodbye.

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Well, as you probably guessed already, I'm a Christian. I'm just reading this to see why people like to believe different things. I've always been curious as to what goes on in peoples thoughts and why they choose to believe in other things, or not believe in God, or any type of "gods" in general. Also on a side note, If you have any questions on what I believe, and why I believe it, then feel free to ask me and I'll try my best to answer them as quickly and efficently as possible. :)

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 Grey Shadow (A male Nadder) ~ Toothless ~ TailDive ( A male Scauldron) ~ ArielFlare ( A female Scauldron) ~ Varjo ( A female Whispering Death) Nopeus ( A male Typhoomerang) ~ Nollag ( A male Thunderdrum) ~ Celia ( A female Snafflefang) ~ Asthi ( A female Boneknapper) Boulder ( A male Gronkle, Razbiti's younger brother) ~ Razbiti ( A female Gronkle, Boulder's older sister) ~ Rumble short for Rumble Skirmish ( A male Rumblehorn. High five if you get the Gravity Falls ref!)~  Liekii (A female Fireworm Queen)~ Ahstharea (a female Razorwhip)~ Haderyn (A male Death Song)~ Jabba (A male Hotburple)~ Machwa and Pailya (A female Zippleback)~ Zaroic (A female Monsterouse Nightmare)~ DreamTide (A female Tide Glider)~ A Shivertooth waiting to be hatched 

That's all of them for now! Next is some pictures, quotes, adoptables, and Dragon Cave dragons for you to click! :D 

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Lets blast through with Sonic speed! ~ Sonic the Hedgehog ~ Friendship is Magic: My Little Pony 

Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey: Doctor Who ~ Keep Practicing!~ Haukuna Matata: The Lion King 

My Dragon Cave Dragons ~ Click them to help them grow! :D

Here is a link to my whole entire Dragon Cave scrollhttps://dragcave.net/user/CloudySkiesSoD

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Adopts~

 

Gwastad my female GlueSpit (Customizable fan dragon base and Gluespit made by Chameishida) Bio: Gwastad is very over protective of things that she owns/collects and gets too attached to them which cause some trouble since she likes to collect things that remind her of herself like arrow heads, flat cooking pans, and hammers. Since this gets not only her, but I as well into trouble, I have to moniter how much she collects and where she finds them. When she is attached to something it is hard to get it away from her and she can be very agressive about it. She's not as attached to me as my other dragons so that does help or else I probably wouldn't be able to ride my other dragons! When she isn't being over protective and collecting/hoarding things she likes to join races with me and help fix things with her super sticky glue saliva to rebuild houses/buildings.

Reuskuzek or Reus for short is my male Hufflebuck (he's the one on the right and is also a fan dragon made by Chameishida) Bio: He is a big dragon and does have anger issues when he gets upset or is being bothered by other dragons. Although, ever since I befriended him, he's been getting better at not getting angry at every little thing like he used to do. He and I love to go on long flights and since he's bigger than other dragons I have, he covers longer distances quicker so our flights are extra far than normal. Reuskuzek is protective (maybe to overly protective) of me and when there is trouble with other dragons he'll sometimes go out there by himself and won't let me help, which gets frustrating since him trying to help can cause the problem to get worse, but I know he means well and is just trying to do what's right.

My Rocket Racoon Fury by DuskyDaybreak

Emerald ( Adopted from Natalia Romanova)  Bio: Emerald is quite a silly dragon. She always follows me around even if I have one of my other dragons with me! I guess that's good for her though because then I don't have to worry about making sure she gets the right amount of flying time every day. Emerald is very helpful and that may be the reason why she follows me around is to see what help I may need but sometimes she doesn't understand when she needs to go back to her stable. Overall she is a nice, helpful, and huggable Flightmare and even though she gets on my nerves when she doesn't listen, she means well and is a great dragon friend and nightlight too! xP

    

Mudslide (Adopted from Natalia Romanova) Bio: Mudslide is a persistent, messy, loyal, and playfull Terrible Terror that loves rolling around in the mud and making mud pies. When I first met him he kept trying to attack and take down my Deadly Nadder and followed me home trying to attack my dragon and prove he can take down a big dragon. Because of that he wouldn't go back to the forest so I decided to train him. Ever since he joined my dragon family he has been having a fun time playing with my other dragons and most of the time they treat him like he is a big dragon too so he wouldn't feel picked on or left out. Whenever we go places Mudslide likes to sit on my head or shoulder and also likes to sit on the heads of my other dragons if they're with me.

Glow and Fins (adopted from Natalia Romanova) Bio: Glow and Fins are a female seashocker who ate some of that Flightmare glowy fish and it made their markings and eyes glow permanantly! And swimming in the river with the glowy fish didn't help much ether :/. Even though some dragons with two heads or more don't always get along these too do. Glow (the head near the front) is goofy and fun and thinks random silly thoughts that make no sense sometimes and Fins (the head behind Glow) is a more logical thinker but is still able to goof around and have fun too. :D

Fizzle the Coke Fury (adopted from MidnightMare) Personality: Fizzle is curious, has a bad temper, and is a bit sarcastic at times. This Coke Fury also loves to prank vikings and their dragons while I'm not watching him. He mainly likes to hang around Hideous Zipplebacks.

Terran the StormFury (adopted from Defy. The age, name, and personality came with her too) Age-18, Personality: Very intelligent dragon with a gentle nature. She's a very touching and tender. Terran does not like when people raise  voice at her and might be offended. Affection is the only approach.

"Proud Owner Of..." pics made by Ligra

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Now this is the kind of reply that should be more common on the forums.

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Definitely.   Way too many

Definitely.

 

Way too many people are way too quick to jump straight to 'your beliefs are different so they're wrong!' rather than 'your beliefs are different, let's learn about ours together'.

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Umm, well, that's not exactly

Umm, well, that's not exactly what I meant. I am just curious as to what people think and the stuff that has happened in their lives that may have led them to believe in different things. I still know that what I believe is the truth. Im just curious about what others think on these type of things. I do hope that you understand now what I actually meant with what I said before. :)

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It's all well and good to

It's all well and good to find a personal truth for yourself in your own personal spiritual pracrtices. Spiritual truths can be found by anyone in any belief system, not just one.

 

It becomes a problem when someone runs around telling others of different beliefs that they're wrong or misguided, so tread carefully.

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I'm Jewish, but to be honest

I'm Jewish, but to be honest I have no issues with other religions and beliefs, I mean, its okay to do or be whatever you want, you can't force them to change just because 'oh ur different an dats bad how daer u not belive in mah godddddd' because everyone has the full rights to be themselves and believe in what they want ;D

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Let's start with some of my dragons B]

This is Magma, my chilling horror; adopted from goldenfury (lineart by nightmarerebuff)

This is Psychoblast, the eruditious shadowscorn by nightmarerebuff:

This is Ampora, my Tridenttailed Melodious Sirenvapor by Le Jigglypuff and Kimbenoso!

This is (The great) Maxie, my legendary Volcanic Woollyflare, by Le Jigglypuff and Kimbenoso!

 

This is Strider the Sidereal Sentinel by Varku!

 

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And then I became Gravity falls, Steven Universe, and Homestuck trash. 

The end.

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Yes, exactly.   If fewer

Yes, exactly.

 

If fewer people spent all their time trying to prove they were right and instead focused that energy on learning about different belief systems and saying 'alright, you do you' there'd be a lot fewer problems in the world.

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True. Seriously, these are my

True.
Seriously, these are my thoughts on the matter: I don't care if you're this or that, as long as you're nice we can be friends.
That how I befriended a leftist(fyi, I'm a rightist)
Instead of fighting over politics we both just agreed that every person is entitled to their opinion, even if you disagree with it.

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On this subject....

 Hmm. I usally don't come to threads like this, but this one seems interesting. I've always found the belief in multiple gods who represent different things and run their own area, but are always bickering and causing trouble more plausible and entertaining than one God who controls everything.

  I'm reading the Percy Jackson series right now, and it got me way into Greek mythology and the different gods and Titans. I'm not really a religious person, and don't really support any kind of gods. I'm just kind of...neutral. I guess you could call me Christian, since I was baptised, but I've actually never read the bible or been to church.

  One thing that annoys me though is the Spanish Conquistadors and how they forced people to turn to the Catholic faith. It seems...wrong. Anyone agree?

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Catholicism has a long, dark

Catholicism has a long, dark history of forcing people to convert, trhough they're not the only ones who have exercised that kind of tactic and it's something that still happens even now in certain places.

 

Being converted through force or coercion is really gross and it needs to stop.

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^ ALL O' DIS.

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ALL O' DIS.

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I find it interesting the the

I find it interesting the the idea of Jesus as God's son was likely inspired by the Greek tradition of demigods.