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cjcalleman Wrote:
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> I agree that mystical experiences may create a
> relationship to the beyond.
> But is this religion?

There are various ways to act religious and not all of them infer religion imo.

Writing a journal of one's special experiences, to clarify what occurred early, is a very good approach for obvious reasons. Less obvious is the fact that we might otherwise doubt our interpretations. This kind of preservation occurs at both the individual level, with some, and at the group level.

Finally Carl, if I could generalize the essence of religion, I suppose it would be a formalization of celebrating what one deems sacred. That can apply to others' stories, from ages gone by, but also to ours in the present day. I would say that reflection on such personally meaningful episodes, from time to time, is such a religious celebration. Are there not episodes in the Book of Carl that you deem just as special as some might regard bible stories? Worth preserving, I would say.

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