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{{wikilink|Religion|Atheism|Theism}}
 
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This article is designed to be a soft primer for the community view of religion, atheism, theism, spirituality, and sacredness.
 
This article is designed to be a soft primer for the community view of religion, atheism, theism, spirituality, and sacredness.
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'''Religion''' is a complex group of human activities — involving tribal affiliation, [[belief in belief]], supernatural claims, and a range of shared group practices such as worship meetings, rites of passage, etc.
  
 
==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/r/no_really_ive_deceived_myself/ No, Really, I've Deceived Myself]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/r/no_really_ive_deceived_myself/ No, Really, I've Deceived Myself]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/2d/talking_snakes_a_cautionary_tale/ Talking Snakes: A Cautionary Tale] by [[Yvain]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/2d/talking_snakes_a_cautionary_tale/ Talking Snakes: A Cautionary Tale] by [[Yvain]]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/4i/bhtv_yudkowsky_adam_frank_on_religious_experience/ BHTV: Yudkowsky & Adam Frank on "religious experience"]
 
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/57/the_sacred_mundane/ The Sacred Mundane]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/57/the_sacred_mundane/ The Sacred Mundane]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/5r/crowley_on_religious_experience/ Crowley on Religious Experience] by [[Yvain]]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/5r/crowley_on_religious_experience/ Crowley on Religious Experience] by [[Yvain]]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/9n/the_uniquely_awful_example_of_theism/ The uniquely awful example of theism] by [[gjm]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/9n/the_uniquely_awful_example_of_theism/ The uniquely awful example of theism] by gjm
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/a3/how_theism_works/ How theism works] by [[cipergoth]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/a3/how_theism_works/ How theism works] by [[ciphergoth]]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/ad/maybe_theism_is_ok/ Maybe Theism Is OK] by [[byrnema]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/11m/atheism_untheism_antitheism Atheism = Untheism + Antitheism]
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*{{lesswrongtag|Theism}}
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
 
*[http://yudkowsky.net/rational/the-simple-truth The Simple Truth]
 
*[http://yudkowsky.net/rational/the-simple-truth The Simple Truth]
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*[http://bloggingheads.tv/diavlogs/18501 BHTV: Yudkowsky & Adam Frank on "religious experience"]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
*[[Groupthink]], [[Affective death spiral]]
 
*[[Groupthink]], [[Affective death spiral]]
*[[Sanity]]
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*[[Belief in belief]], [[improper belief]]
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*[[Epistemic hygiene]]
 
*[[Truth]]
 
*[[Truth]]
*[[Magic]]
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*[[Rationalization]], [[self-deception]]
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*[[Magic]], [[fake simplicity]]
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*[[Absurdity heuristic]]
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*[[Third alternative]]
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*[[Mysterious Answers to Mysterious Questions]]
  
 
[[Category:Concepts]]
 
[[Category:Concepts]]
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[[Category:Problems]]
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[[Category:Positions]]

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