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Thursday·02·March·2006

The right Religion for me //at 02:34 //by abe

from the psychology-light dept.

While having a look at HE’s blog, I found an online self test called Which religion is the right one for you? (new version) and the result was mostly as expected but some of the results made me wonder a little bit:

You scored as agnosticism. You are an agnostic. Though it is generally taken that agnostics neither believe nor disbelieve in God, it is possible to be a theist or atheist in addition to an agnostic. Agnostics don’t believe it is possible to prove the existence of God (nor lack thereof).

Agnosticism is a philosophy that God’s existence cannot be proven. Some say it is possible to be agnostic and follow a religion; however, one cannot be a devout believer if he or she does not truly believe.

agnosticism
83%
Satanism
83%
atheism
79%
Islam
46%
Buddhism
46%
Judaism
38%
Paganism
33%
Christianity
29%
Hinduism
21%

Which religion is the right one for you? (new version)
created with QuizFarm.com.

Agnosticism is indeed, what I think is the only “right” religion, although I believe that there is no god at all, so Atheïsm is also an expected result. Also expected was the low rating for Christianity since I never really understood Christians although probably a lot of my real life is based on some of their principles.

Less expected was the high ranking of Satanism, but Wikipedia helps understanding the result: “Many Satanists do not worship a deity called Satan or any other deity. Unlike many religions and philosophies, Satanism generally focuses upon the spiritual advancement of the self, rather than upon submission to a deity or a set of moral codes.”

Oh, and please always remember: “I believe” means “I do not know” or sometimes even “I do not want to know”. — or in German: Glauben heißt nicht wissen (wollen).

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