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It has been debated in regards to whether or not MBTI is actually related in determining one's religious beliefs, but I want everyone here to respond with their type and their religious beliefs. Please explain your reasons for your beliefs or lack thereof. I'll start with my own type and beliefs to give you an example of how the structure works

Type: INTJ.

Religious Beliefs: Atheist.

Reasons why: Lack of evidence, disregard of scientific data, writings by anonymous authors who wrote such ancient texts before we had an any comprehension of science or who the universe worked, no theoretical possibility to my knowledge of the claims of religion actually occuring, and because I don't think faith has a place in seeking truth.
 

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Type: INFP

Religious beliefs: Christian

Reason(s) why: because Jesus has been the one constant in my life. His presence is so consistent. He has comforted me in ways that no human can. He has blessed me endlessly, and I have so much to be thankful for. I owe it all to Him.
 

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Type: INTJ.

Religious beliefs: Buddhist.

Reasons why: Mystical yet logical, transcendental yet practical, psychological yet paradoxical.
 

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Beliefs: I've basically taken all of my favorite gods from each pantheon and combined them into my own pantheon of badassery.

Reason: I know what's awesome.
 

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Religious beliefs: Agnostic
Reasons why: I don't believe any of the established religions, but I recognize that I can't explain everything. Honestly, I'm not entirely how you even go about defining a God. All powerful being? Clarkes Third Law. Creation of the universe? I wasn't around. Afterlife? I'll tell you when I get there.
 

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Religious beliefs: I believe in the supernatural, and an omnipresent non-personal god-type energy guiding the universe. I'd call it a type of paganism I guess.

Reasons why: I grew up in Christianity. Early on, I realized I can't accept any whole religious text, because I don't think the extent of human interaction with divinity can be nailed down into one book. I also think it's dumb to just eschew religion altogether in the name of science or whatever, because then you're ignoring an entire facet of reality and putting all your stock into another-- which is the same thing religious fundamentalists do. I think it's wrong to assume that we can fully understand our mysterious universe through any single medium.
What I have is deep respect for the beauty of all ways humans try to get closer to divinity, and interact with the unmeasurable mysteries in our world.
I don't believe in a single personal benevolent god, because the universe is not kind all the time. I believe in a higher purpose, and I believe there is a reason for everything-- but I also believe "god" doesn't have our best interests in mind, and "god" does not make major distinctions between our bliss and our suffering. Humans are not the center of the universe. On a cosmic scale, we don't matter. That idea is reassuring to me.
I do believe that humans can interact with the divine. I think that, on some level, all the gods we've created throughout history are real in a way-- they are faces that we put on the mysterious universe.

I also believe there are elements of our reality that we can't fully understand or comprehend. You know how the mantis shrimp can see this whole spectrum of colors that are invisible to the human eye? I assume that there's all sorts of things out there that our eyes can't see, that we can't feel or hear because all our senses are physical and we are human. Things we can't measure because we don't even know that they're there. There could be a whole world happening alongside ours, and we wouldn't ever know it.

My house was haunted when I was a kid. That experience shaped a lot of my religious beliefs-- I think I may have been an atheist if I hadn't had the personal experience of living in a really haunted house. Because now, I know that there are things out there that we don't understand. And I know for a fact that we can interact with them. I know that when modern science says something humans have believed in for millennia does not exist, all that means is we don't have a scientific way to measure it.

Truth is a lot harder to nail down than it seems.
 

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Reasons why: Mystical yet logical
Religion is historically, scientifically, statistically, philosophically, deterministically, and morally illogical.

The only thing religion is, is understandable, because of the intensity of human's curiosity, and immense fear.
 

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Because I hate the idea of dogma and I'm on the fence with the idea of a deity.
 

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Religion: Atheist

Why: boring answer is that I was raised this way. Semi-boring followup is that I never felt like I'd get anything out of it.
 

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ISTP and a lapsed Catholic. I've decided to carry on a Catholic identity, but look *through* it from a different lens.
 

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It has been debated in regards to whether or not MBTI is actually related in determining one's religious beliefs, but I want everyone here to respond with their type and their religious beliefs. Please explain your reasons for your beliefs or lack thereof. I'll start with my own type and beliefs to give you an example of how the structure works

Type: INTJ.

Religious Beliefs: Atheist.

Reasons why: Lack of evidence, disregard of scientific data, writings by anonymous authors who wrote such ancient texts before we had an any comprehension of science or who the universe worked, no theoretical possibility to my knowledge of the claims of religion actually occuring, and because I don't think faith has a place in seeking truth.
Type: INTJ.

Religious Beliefs: Atheist.

Reasons why: There's a lack of evidence as far as I understand. The evidence I've been presented with strongly indicates the lack of a god. I was raised to be religious, spiritual, and superstitious, which made me evaluate the claims very critically. That's really it.
 

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Religious Beliefs: Christian

Why?: I was raised that way and went away from it from it for awhile but after getting heavily into philosophy and history I found the subject of faith to be on point. I found it to be truthful and wholesome (Christianity). Just to put it bluntly.
 

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Christian, I guess... since some people do not see bad Catholics as Christians or even good ones.

Reasons: I was not raised that way (try to be one in a socialism), but I sought meaning to what is happening outside of myself since self is much easier to explain to INFP.
I had numerous spiritual experiences that my scientific background could not explain and years of marxism in school and mockery of anything spiritual could not prevent. I will not go into detail about it, and you would not believe me anyway.
I felt it in me. I knew what is my spiritual euphoria and what is not - what is beyond my control as a human being.
I knew what is coincidental and what is an intervention when my life was in danger (sometimes coincidence saved me, and I knew when I had a spiritual intervention - not able to explain how - one just knows).
Knowing from an early age that there are many things that we as humans cannot even attempt to explain.
I know that is not about religion either but beyond since it has been spoiled (religious systems) by a human imperfect nature and predicted to be in a bad shape as it is now.
 

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INFJ: Jeet Kune Do

Reason: there is no way. As Jung said, you can take away a man's gods only to give him others in return. Even in this thread, people dismiss God with another. Science a popular one now. An orthodoxy. The only way of knowledge. It is a reaction to another system and thus begins to mirror it. As it does orbit it. There is no one way or method.

I have not invented a "new style," composite, modified or otherwise that is set within distinct form as apart from "this" method or "that" method. On the contrary, I hope to free my followers from clinging to styles, patterns, or molds. Remember that Jeet Kune Do is merely a name used, a mirror in which to see "ourselves". . . Jeet Kune Do is not an organized institution that one can be a member of.

Finally, a Jeet Kune Do man who says Jeet Kune Do is exclusively Jeet Kune Do is simply not with it. He is still hung up on his self-closing resistance, in this case anchored down to reactionary pattern, and naturally is still bound by another modified pattern and can move within its limits. He has not digested the simple fact that truth exists outside all molds; pattern and awareness is never exclusive. Again let me remind you Jeet Kune Do is just a name used, a boat to get one across, and once across it is to be discarded and not to be carried on one's back. Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.

-Bruce Lee
 

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I'm not entirely sure. I go with atheist/secularist at the moment but truthfully, even if there were evidence of one or more deities, I'd feel no compulsion to worship or obey them. A deistic deity (oh I crack me up sometimes) with no inclination for punishment would suit me best but the idea of having to adhere to a moralistic code to save myself from eternal suffering severely annoys me. I'd probably start a counter cult out of childish spite...
 

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Agnostic

Don't really think about it. Thought of a higher power is idealistic but can't be bothered practicing any religion
 
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