Feb 01, 2011 - 12:20 am
There is a section on religion,spirituality-meditation that was created when this first came about ...Yeah, I was in on it too. I have then come to realize that Religion, and yes I am religious, it does have it place as everything else...and yes there is a fine line that we all walk, to try and accomodate all that come in here for comfort, support, and knowledge. Be it Religious, Atheist, Agnostic, Democrat, Republican, Whip, Whig, or Conservative, whatever, doesn't matter, they come in here for support and through the years we have tried to assure that no feelings get hurt, and no one is turned off or away by something that just doesn't fit. Now , lets take for instance, our school says that we do not send our kids to school with anytype of backpack on wheels, and we have two options, we either buy them one that they can simply wear on their back or we don't send them to school. It is the place or position that first arrives that normally sets the rules to be governed by and to be abided by in anything material. Yes we all have our beliefs, and we will all live with those beliefs and should abide by them if we deem so. But, in that process we also have standards and rules not made to rule out anyone particular or their beliefs, but to prevent things as this nature from becoming an issue. You see, we all want the same things in life, longevity, peace, and calm, and in the grand scheme of things people of all walks of life, of all religious faiths, of all political parties, want longevity, peace, and calm. I have realized that from my point of view (and its only mine) that we can have it all here in this forum, that yes someone started this site for the intention of having a place to go to speak of cancer and yes, it also has its rules. We either abide by those rules as we do here at our school, or we simply look over it and move on to the next post ...The thread Religion-Spirituality-Mediation was created to accomodate those that wanted to affiliate religion and cancer in their posts and also to discuss their views not only to move it off a thread as not to disturb others, but to have a thread where it could be openly discussed and debated with no one to say yea or nay to the debate ( as long as it stayed civil)....So, yes new people that have just come into this site, this is not the first time this has come up nor will it be the last, but simply know that trying to accomodate everyone is a hard job, but with the opening of the other thread it is a step in the right direction, and that I think was part of the issue, those, even I, that want that part in our topics will drift over to the other thread to discuss topics of all nature and with gusto, but we all know when we go that its open to any and all that want to converse, and we all know where the discussion takes us, and thats fine, thats what its there for.
This is not for debate nor will I respond back to posts on it, or pms on it...it is what it is...I love all of you and this is simply my way of trying to accomodate everyone, by simply giving a little background on this matter and the origin of it has been here since time began, and doesn't seem to be anywhere close to being solved, so lets simply play by the rules that apply to this site and do what we intended to when we got here...acquire longevity of life, peace, and calm..........