Hey, guys! It's Summer Rerun time! This is an entry from 2005 which I am reposting for two reasons: (A) I still like my answers, and (B) I want to see all of yours! Please, if you happen to be interested in writing out your own answers to this survey--or if you happen to be bored and can't think of anything better to do that doesn't put you at risk of prolonged incarceration, extreme injury, or imminent death--please post your own answers to your own journal!
Because I'm curious, that's why. Or because I said so. Whichever answer works for you. Now, on to the show!
Questions taken from the "What religion do you fit in with?" quiz going around. Answers are my own. [Edit:
Original URL removed due to uselessness. Quiz may now be found at this location
should anyone care to find out their own results.]Do you believe that man was created in the form of God, or that man evolved from other species?
Both. I don't believe in results without processes. That isn't how creation works for humans--and if we were made in the image of a Creator, why would we expect process-free results from Him?Are you a believer that you should try everything at least once?
Oh, I should try being tortured to death, dying of lung cancer, dying of heart attack, dying of gunshot wounds... erm, no. No, I believe that some things are better left untried, thanks.What do you trust more, your feelings/intuition or your logic/rational capabilities?
I think that feelings without logic lead only to madness, and I feel that logic without emotion ignores a necessary part of the data. Reasoning and feelings are both essential. That's why we've got them.Do you plan to recant on your deathbed?
I don't believe I've canted enough. Or cantered. I definitely should canter more often, perhaps with a cantor along.Do you often find different ways of expressing your own spirituality?
I am a spiritual animal. Everything I do is a way of expressing my spirituality, as well as my animality.Do you believe in any kind of afterlife?
Yes.Do you believe in capital punishment?
Yes, there are too many reports of capital punishment taking place throughout the world for me not to believe in it.
Oh, I know, I know, "believe" in these two questions is not meant in the same way. Then again, maybe it is: Maybe "believe" in both cases means, not "Do you think this is true?" but "Do you think this is the way things should be, whether they are or not?" In that case: I believe that some people deserve to die, but that the judicial system is currently too fallible for me to endorse capital punishment whole-heartedly. Also: I'm not sure I believe that an afterlife should exist--maybe this world really should
be all that we get, but I don't think that it is.( More questions and answers inside! )