Black Spirituality Religion : What is the religion for self?

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    We have been taught that self is selfishness but what is it called when we live according to our own lifes experiences. Doctrine by us but also influenced by our hearts. Which have been around since who knows. Therefore; if we all contain self doctrines passed down. Why can we not go by our own ways (religion of living)?
     
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    What is the science of religion?
     
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    Aren't most of the popular religions out there for self?

    How many of them raise people up to the divine obsession of powerful deities and the center of creation?

    How many of them go beyond claiming to know the unknowable while saying it's all ordered for us?

    They all seem too human.
     
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    We can and always have. The people have been following their own ways for eons. While attending their respective services is the only time the pretend to be 'organized'. Once they leave that building its back to 'selfism'.
     
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    Peace, Sister candeesweet,

    One thing about God, He has given all of us freedom to worship as we choose. If you choose to follow yourself, that might just be called making yourself your god.

    Peace & Blessings to you.
    Bro. Ecks
     
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    Anytime, my Sister.

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