Debating about FLG?Guide me please.
Posted: 26 July 2007 10:01 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Quite a few threads occured these days about FaLunGong especially by correlating an essay of The South Korea . Have u ever heared about it or engaged in it ? It’s conception seems appeal to me in someway:)—Don’t u think it’s an opportunity to hold an interesting debate about it ? Share ur views here , no matter in any ways and any points.

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Posted: 27 July 2007 12:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I’ve asked my mum, who’s chinese, about their philosophy.

Basically, same story with the Secret and What the Bleep… Willpower will make things really happen. If you get sick, don’t go see a doctor. Pray and you’ll get better. Some of their meditative practices have caused followers to do bodily harm to themselves. Because of a few deaths from that, the Chinese government banned it. I don’t know if that’s ethical or not, but there’s your cliff notes version.

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Posted: 27 July 2007 01:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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logicisrefreshing - 27 July 2007 12:41 AM

I’ve asked my mum, who’s chinese, about their philosophy.

Basically, same story with the Secret and What the Bleep… Willpower will make things really happen. If you get sick, don’t go see a doctor. Pray and you’ll get better. Some of their meditative practices have caused followers to do bodily harm to themselves. Because of a few deaths from that, the Chinese government banned it. I don’t know if that’s ethical or not, but there’s your cliff notes version.


Many thanks ,logicisrefreshing , for u and ur mother—so she thinks it’s an evil cult right?
And one more question:Do the majority people around you have the same opinion like yours ?
I think its concept is unacceptable right now , as what is described from this url :http://www.christianforums.com/t5612194-the-south-koreas-church.html

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Posted: 27 July 2007 02:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Well, frankly, I don’t feel that I know enough about Fa Lun Gong to really have an opinion about it. The Chinese government certainly makes it seem like an evil cult but I have no reason to trust the Chinese government. Every religion’s going to have practices that cause harm, I think.

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Posted: 31 August 2007 03:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I don’t think Fa Lun Gong is more Credible than Chinese government.
A religion don’t tell people to fight against their government,but cults does.

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Posted: 31 August 2007 07:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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kimseoul - 31 August 2007 03:37 AM

I don’t think Fa Lun Gong is more Credible than Chinese government.
A religion don’t tell people to fight against their government,but cults does.

Religions have certainly told people to fight against their governments. Look at Christianity in America, for example, challenging every ‘liberal’ or ‘progressive’ action with faith and dogma, calling on “God’s Warriors” to “Take back America for the Christians.” There are crazies amongst these camps who would be more than happy to take up arms in the name of their insanities.

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