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Born into religion

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    Posted by Krystal Beauty (U14190265) on Thursday, 7th October 2010

    My friends were all born into Christianity but are complete non-believers - do you think family pressure should make ur religion choice?

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    Posted by ElTipsta (U14640769) on Friday, 8th October 2010

    Everybody has human rights --- and picting your own religion is one of many.

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    Posted by U11205198 (U11205198) on Tuesday, 16th November 2010

    No at the end of the day people can't make you belive in something that you don't want to belive in. If you belive in God it has to be because you want to otherwise there is no point in having a religion if your not fully commited to it. Beliving in God is one of the main things in a religion if you fell like your pressurised into a religion you should tell your parents they will understand. But at the end of the day you have to respect people's decisons half of my friends don't belive in God but i do and we get along just fine.You should never be pressurised into anything
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    Posted by ilovekpop (U14700776) on Tuesday, 4th January 2011

    it's kind of half-hearted question to me because parent/s will always have that saying until you move out of my house i am here to guide you etc. so i think kids should still do what their parent/s say but learn to make their own choices as they are about to leave home.

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    Posted by U15131125 (U15131125) on Sunday, 5th February 2012

    I disagree as if you really don't believe but your parents want you to, say, go to Church every Sunday with them, then you shouldn't go, as your parents don't rule your life, and you must have personal beliefs. Also, it is disrespectful to the religion, in a way, as you shouldn't be there.
    You shouldn't be in a religion just because your parents want you to be. Think about your own beliefs, and there isn't an age guide as to when to make your own choices.
    By the way, I'm an atheist (non-beliver)

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    Posted by Kayla (U15135225) on Thursday, 9th February 2012

    In a way I agree with you, because you are in titled to your own beliefs and should not allow others to choose them for you, However it can be difficult to not be influenced by your family. I am a christian and come from a long line of christians, but this is only on my dad's side of the family. Whilst my mum and her side are not. I do not attend church every sunday or read the bible everyday but I do show my faith in my own way. Most of my friends are atheist, they often put God and the bible down. I would never preach to them or say they are wrong because I have no right to do so, they also have no right to tell me I am wrong. I understand that you are not saying this and in no way am I trying to imply that and mean no offence to you and what you believe.

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