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People have been creating their own individual "religions" for as long as religion has existed. [source
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This is phenomenon is called Sheilaism.
For example, some people will take what they like from these different denominations of Christianity (or whatever ever religion), and create their own.

When I was a Catholic, I never went to church, except for when I was a child (and believe it or not, I went because I wanted to.) I never participated in lent, but I abstained from eating meat on Good Friday.While the Bible condemns homosexuality, I didn't.

So anyway, if you have your own personal "religion", tell me about it.

Your religion can be a denomination or derivative of an existing religion, or it can be completely original. For this topic you should have the following:

1. Your personal view of deity and the afterlife.
2. Your own moral code, creed, rules, whatever you want to call them.
3. What practices and/or rituals you do (or don't do).
4. Any other beliefs that you feel that are important to express.
5. The name of your religion, if you have one.
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Oddly enough, I myself was just about to create a topic about this. I have come up with my own beliefs.

I believe in the Zodiac animals. Every constellation governed by a spiritual animal, and I believe that they govern certain traits of the world and and the people in it. I also believe there are spirits. When I say this, I do not mean spirits as in Ghosts, I mean every essence has a spirit that governs it. There is a Spirit of Wind, Forest, Rain, Sun, Moon, etc.
I also believe that there are Spirits which govern the imagination and soul. There are spirits of Art, Poetry, Inspiration, Music, etc.

I meditate to them so that I may get glimpses of inspiration, or break through an art block. It often works for me, and although I have no means to prove that what I believe is real, I shall believe in what I believe in. I really don't want to anyone else to partake in my religious practice, so I basically just keep it to myself.
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I... am speechless at the stupidity of the idea.
TrueLore
I... am speechless at the stupidity of the idea.


I'm not. To the trash bin with all this.
I Refute Berkeley Thus
TrueLore
I... am speechless at the stupidity of the idea.


I'm not. To the trash bin with all this.


You could make the religion of the trash bin.
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I Refute Berkeley Thus
TrueLore
I... am speechless at the stupidity of the idea.


I'm not. To the trash bin with all this.


You could make the religion of the trash bin.
Would make as much sense.
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Though in some aspects how is this idea completely garbage?
There's already enough ow religions.
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TrueLore
I... am speechless at the stupidity of the idea.


Well, a lot people do create their own personal religions.
Lucky~9~Lives
There's already enough ow religions.
- ninja


Well, for every religion that dies off, a hell of a lot more are created.
A religion requires that at least two people do it.
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Is this not how Catholicism was started and look what happened
CH1YO
A religion requires that at least two people do it.



No, you're thinking of sex.
This is my personal religion.
ImmanuelSanna
CH1YO
A religion requires that at least two people do it.



No, you're thinking of sex.


That happens a lot but in this instance I am sure otherwise.

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