Not About Religion?

dictionary entry for "religion"

I heard Deepak Chopra say, “Religion is buying into someone else’s experiences instead of having your own.” Hmm. The people at Merriam-Webster’s don’t seem to be aware of this definition. In Merriam-Webster’s series of definitions for religion, the one I think most people mean by this word is “the service and worship of God or the supernatural.” Interestingly, we often…

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Are We All God?

Hugh from "What's Up, Doc?"

In the climactic scene of the classic comedy What’s Up, Doc?, a mob of disruptive courtroom witnesses has Judge Maxwell on edge. One witness identifies himself: “I am Hugh.” But the judge hears, “I am you.” Judge (responding to the man): You are me? Man: No, I am you. The perplexed judge implores the bailiff: “Make him stop saying that!”…

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Deepak Chopra vs. R. C. Foster

Deepak Chopra was teaching his audience that each person is god (and this event taking place in a Protestant church, no less). Several times he used (that is, misused) Scripture to try and lend credibility to his points. I was reminded of something R. C. Foster (a longtime, beloved professor at Cincinnati Christian University) had written as he denounced promoters…

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