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Religion and Spirituality



Poll #1815792 Spirituality

When it comes to spirituality and religion, how would you best describe yourself?

I am spiritual and religious
11(15.7%)
I am spiritual but not religious
20(28.6%)
I am religious but not spiritual
0(0.0%)
I am neither spiritual nor religious
34(48.6%)
None of these really describe me (if so, please comment and explain if you're comfortable doing so)
5(7.1%)

Do you believe in a Higher Power (however you define that term)?

Yes
26(36.6%)
I don't have a firm belief in such a power, but I acknowledge that such a power might exist
19(26.8%)
No
22(31.0%)
Something else (please tell us what in a comment, if you feel comfortable doing so)
4(5.6%)

What do you think happens when we die?

I don't have any idea or notion
15(21.7%)
I think we go to a heaven or hell or some other place
7(10.1%)
I think we are reincarnated
2(2.9%)
I'm not exactly sure, but I think death is a transition, not a termination
18(26.1%)
Nothing. That's it, that's all, end of story.
19(27.5%)
Something else (what?)
8(11.6%)

Do you practice any form of prayer?

Yes, regularly
11(15.7%)
Sometimes
10(14.3%)
Only if I'm in a tight spot
7(10.0%)
No, but I use some other spiritual practice
6(8.6%)
No, I think it's all a bunch of bullshit
21(30.0%)
No for some other reason
11(15.7%)
Something else (what?)
4(5.7%)

Which of these statements most closely describes your situation?

I was raised in a religious home and I practice the same religion
6(8.7%)
I was raised in a religious home and I practice a different religion
2(2.9%)
I was raised in a religious home and I have spiritual beliefs, but don't practice any religion
12(17.4%)
I was raised in a religious home, but have no spiritual beliefs and don't practice any religion
14(20.3%)
I was not raised in a religious home but I practice a particular religion
6(8.7%)
I was not raised in a religious home and I don't practice any religion, but I have spiritual beliefs
11(15.9%)
I was not raised in a religious home and I don't have any spiritual beliefs, nor do I practice any religion
12(17.4%)
Something else (what?)
6(8.7%)

If you do not practice any religion, which of these statements apply to you?

None of these, I practice a religion.
11(8.2%)
I reject religion because members of most religions don't follow their religion's teachings in their daily lives
14(10.4%)
I reject religions because I see the leaders of that religion living immoral lives
13(9.7%)
I reject religions because they support principles that I don't believe in such as homophobia, rejection of a woman's right to choose etc.
32(23.9%)
I reject religions because they're more about making money than about helping people
17(12.7%)
I just haven't found a religion that I feel comfortable with
15(11.2%)
I reject religion for some other reason (please tell us what if you feel comfortable doing so)
32(23.9%)
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