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View Poll Results: Poll about what religion people are in TV
Catholic 33 33.67%
Protestant 27 27.55%
Muslim 3 3.06%
Jewish 8 8.16%
Mormon 2 2.04%
Buddhist 1 1.02%
Hindu 1 1.02%
Atheist 2 2.04%
Agnostic 5 5.10%
Deist 1 1.02%
Wiccan 4 4.08%
Scientologist 1 1.02%
other 10 10.20%
Pantheist 0 0%
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Old 10-04-2007, 01:29 PM
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There are a lot of churches of various denominations in the Villages. Wondering what religion(s) TOTV people have. :dontknow: I was raised a Lutheran but also went to various other kinds of churches to see what they were like. I had minored in Religious Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno while getting my dual BAs in Philosophy and History. (1980/1981) I know minoring in religion in a minor league Sin City like Reno, Nevada is ironic. People probably get more religious when they are losing all their money in the casinos. :bow:
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Old 10-04-2007, 04:48 PM
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personally, I don't see a reason for such a poll. I also disagree with the poll regarding Hillary supposedly done at Spanish Springs by an administrator of this chat line. I assume that most of us are the same age and by now are set in our political views. So to stir up a hornets nest regarding political affiliations/beliefs is inappropriate for a chat line that bills itself as an informative site to research the villages as regards housing, services, available rec. facilities.

Can't we omit intense discussions of religion and politics.

We are here in retirement to make new friends, enjoy ourselves and just have fun. Please omit the religion/politics discussions. This will only lead to separation not a joining together of us all.
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Chuckster, you have made the best comment I have read yet!
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Old 10-04-2007, 11:15 PM
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Does the choice of OTHER on your list include Golfers? I note that many of them are out on the courses on Sunday praying as they shout, "Oh God"
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Can't we omit intense discussions of religion and politics. We are here in retirement to make new friends, enjoy ourselves and just have fun. Please omit the religion/politics discussions. This will only lead to separation not a joining together of us all.
Hey, I think we are having fun on TOTV, I know I am. ;D I think it is great to have a diverse range of subjects and nothing "forbidden". Free speech and all that. I think the political discussions are extremely interesting .. I don't think we're going to start disliking people because of their religious or political viewpoints. I look at all poll results (thanks Taltarzac) with interest, be they about number of pets, favourite musical groups or religion.
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The neat thing about a forum of this nature is that it has readily discernable categories of topics with clear titles. The reader can choose to avoid or partake any of these categories. He or she need not get engaged in or troubled by the comments of others on topics that may cause blood pressure to rise. They are easily avoided by having the self control not to click on the topic. I clicked on this "Relgion" topic because I was interested in "What religions are people in the Villages." It turns out that the sample is too small to really tell for sure, except that most are probably Catholic and Protestant. Gee, a cross-section of America! ;D
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I would never judge anyone according to their political or religious viewpoint. It is a personal choice, (the great advantage of living in this country). However I did find the poll interesting and completely agree with barefoot. Great post barefoot :bigthumbsup:
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I find open discussion about politics not only interesting, but beneficial as well. It is our duty to question the decisions of those in office and to evaluate, through open discourse, those who we would have lead us. If we remain silent on the political and social issues of the day, regardless of the reason, we would be inviting dangerous times upon us. If you don't like the program....change the channel....all it takes is a single click.

I also enjoy stimpulating discussions on philosophy, metaphysics, contemporary organized religions and non-organized belief systems, mysticism, agnostic or athiestic arguments, ancient religions.....heck, you name it. But this forum has not evolved to that level....but I'm hoping. Those with closed minds are usually uninformed or worse...misinformed.

Good idea posting the poll Taltarzac. :bigthumbsup:

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Old 12-05-2007, 06:57 AM
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Thanx Taltarzac,

By the way I am a Quaker, but then again you knew that Tal lol

I for one am for lots of discussion about varied topics. "A mind is like a parachute, it only works when open" Author Unknown, (by me at least lol)

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I find open discussion about politics not only interesting, but beneficial as well. It is our duty to question the decisions of those in office and to evaluate, through open discourse, those who we would have lead us. If we remain silent on the political and social issues of the day, regardless of the reason, we would be inviting dangerous times upon us. If you don't like the program....change the channel....all it takes is a single click.

I also enjoy stimulating discussions on philosophy, metaphysics, contemporary organized religions and non-organized belief systems, mysticism, agnostic or atheistic arguments, ancient religions.....heck, you name it. But this forum has not evolved to that level....but I'm hoping. Those with closed minds are usually uninformed or worse...misinformed.

Good idea posting the poll Taltarzac. :bigthumbsup:

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The neat thing about a forum of this nature is that it has readily discernable categories of topics with clear titles. The reader can choose to avoid or partake any of these categories. He or she need not get engaged in or troubled by the comments of others on topics that may cause blood pressure to rise. They are easily avoided by having the self control not to click on the topic. I clicked on this "Religion" topic because I was interested in "What religions are people in the Villages." It turns out that the sample is too small to really tell for sure, except that most are probably Catholic and Protestant. Gee, a cross-section of America! ;D
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Taltarzac!
some people have thanked you for posting this poll!
I AM GREATLY DISTURBED BY THE FACT THAT ONE OF THE RELIGIONS IN THE LIST IS IN
BOLDTYPE.
What is your agenda for this?
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Old 12-05-2007, 08:14 AM
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Taltarzac!
some people have thanked you for posting this poll!
I AM GREATLY DISTURBED BY THE FACT THAT ONE OF THE RELIGIONS IN THE LIST IS IN
BOLDTYPE.
What is your agenda for this?
Larry >
Isn't it just the software that makes the most frequent response bold?
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Turn him over to the Sudanese!
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Great Poll, but would have like to seen a breakdown of Protestants.
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Old 12-05-2007, 03:23 PM
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Great Poll, but would have like to seen a breakdown of Protestants.
There are too many versions of Protestants I believe to fit in a poll. :joke:
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Old 12-06-2007, 06:14 AM
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Most frequent response was Catholic but, it is not bold? :dontknow:
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