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    Yea or nay? Are they a legitimate religion or are they not, what say our local theists?
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    What is a quaker??
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    Quaker or AKA Friends is a quasi(I may stand corrected)religious body of some 800,000 or more individuals who refer to themselves as a church or church body. I find it of interest as they accept those of us who are non-theists ie; agnostic and/or atheist into their midst and this intrigues me. While I am unsure is not to say I do not wish to delve into the possibilities.
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    I had to google it. So they believe everyone has the light within regardless of their beliefs.
    That already makes it a no for me, because that implies you are not you but simply a vessel for another life form or entity.

    I like to think me is me, not some spirit or light.
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    Not exactly my interpretation but we will go with it for now Hans.
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    I think this is an accurate article about them.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quakers
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    "Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one""

    Like I said, I like to think I am me and not some vessel for another life form or entity.
    Otherwise I would not be me, would I?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluesky View Post
    I think this is an accurate article about them.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quakers
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