thread: 2005-08-05 : Going Home

On 2005-08-06, James wrote:

I was raised RC, went to church pretty much every sunday of my life until I turned into a YAJ (young adult jerk).  When I grew out of that I went back, and now manage about 1-2 times a month (no mean feat, what with two working parents and 3 under-5's).

The thing I never got, and I really don't know if it's an RC/Protestant thing or a US/Canada thing or something else entirely, is that whole judgement and damnation thing.  I've heard a lot of war stories about people driven from faith, or emotionally abused because of this whole thing, and I'm honestly sitting there kinda slack-jawed going "Hunh?  Wha?  That's not God, dude.  That's your asshole dad."

I'd love to get in on any religion talk at Gencon, if you folks are willing to trust a damn near total stranger 'n all.



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