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Belief-o-matic

I did the belief-o-matic test. (results below the cut). I answered my best guess from a nonatheist point of view (Instead of putting 'don't know' or 'doesn't apply' to each one) which is a bit of a cheat I know. The top three results I got were Unitarian, Neo-pagan and Liberal quaker. This is interesting as liberal quaker and neo-pagan are the only two religions whose ceremonies I have attended of my own accord (as an adult, and not just to witness a friend's wedding, ordination etc.). I would probably like Unitarian practice too. I think the novellist Mrs Gaskell was a Unitarian (I find her a bit smug though).

Next 'New Age': I quite dislike that philosophy, because it strikes me that the practitioners are fortunate people, who ascribe their good fortune to good spirituality, and are consequently quite self satisfied. I may be misjudging a whole movement from some unfortunate acquaintances.

Next 'Reform Judaism': never had much to do with it - probably like Sikhism it is mainly aimed at a particular ethnic group.

Next 'New Thought' - never heard of it. The brief description sounds OK. If anyone knows more I would be interested.

1. Unitarian Universalism (100%)
2. Neo-Pagan (96%)
3. Liberal Quakers (91%)
4. New Age (84%)
5. Reform Judaism (84%)
6. New Thought (79%)
7. Mahayana Buddhism (79%)
8. Scientology (72%)
9. Sikhism (71%)
10. Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (70%)
11. Hinduism (68%)
12. Jainism (68%)
13. Secular Humanism (67%)
14. Bahá'í Faith (66%)
15. Theravada Buddhism (65%)
16. Taoism (63%)
17. Orthodox Judaism (60%)
18. Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (54%)
19. Orthodox Quaker (51%)
20. Islam (50%)
21. Nontheist (49%)
22. Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (31%)
23. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (30%)
24. Seventh Day Adventist (25%)
25. Eastern Orthodox (23%)
26. Roman Catholic (23%)
27. Jehovah's Witness (10%)
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