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What do you find offensive?

This is a school project, so try to answer as accurately as possible. If there are any questions that you do not want to answer, you dont have to answer them. I have this poll labeled as private to keep this poll answered by the average population, so it is not bombarded by a whole group of people with a certain mindset.

1. Someone born in poverty is in poverty as punishment for a previous life experience

60% (38) What gives you the right to decide that someone in poverty deserves Poverty?
50% (32) Thats their opinion, but I strongly disagree
3% (2) I have no problem with that belief
0% (0) Truth Hurts

63 voters have answered this question.

2. People are born in moral depravity, so they cannot recognize good or evil unless they read the bible or listen to the Religious leader.

57% (36) I can certainly tell what is right and wrong, thats just a way for religious leaders to brainwash us
31% (20) I dont really agree, but I still respect their opinion
11% (7) Its not really popular, but its the truth

63 voters have answered this question.

3. Humans were created to be slaves to the gods

58% (36) Thats just stupid, we were definitely created to be more than slaves
38% (24) Thats just an ancient opinion
3% (2) Sometimes truth hurts

62 voters have answered this question.

4. Refusal to obey the Koran leads to everlasting hell

44% (28) Says who?
42% (27) Thats their right to believe that, just dont force that belief down someones throat
12% (8) You could say the same thing about the bible
0% (0) The Prophet Muhammed said so, and I dont care how unpopular it is.

63 voters have answered this question.

5. Those who have not accepted Jesus as their personal Savior are doomed to everlasting torments

47% (28) Why would a short lifetime being in the wrong religion merit eternal torments?
15% (9) Thats not fair for those who never even heard of Jesus
37% (22) They are free to believe that, as long as they dont harass me about it

59 voters have answered this question.

6. Outside the Catholic Church, there is absolutely no Salvation

60% (37) Who decided that your church was supreme
3% (2) What about those who never were able to formally join the Church?
34% (21) Just dont push that belief on me
1% (1) Thats what the bible teaches

61 voters have answered this question.

Humans are inheretently Evil

42% (26) Thats so false
45% (28) Thats your opinion
11% (7) Its what the bible teaches

61 voters have answered this question.

8. Committing a Mortal Sin means eternal torments unless one goes to Confession

62% (38) Thats cruel and unjust to assume that one sin should merit eternal torment just because one did not go through a priest
36% (22) Thats their opinion
1% (1) Its what the Church has always taught and is therefore true

61 voters have answered this question.

Catholics are idol Worshippers

38% (23) Just because their churches have many decorations does not mean they are committing idolatry
40% (24) If they need some image to assist in worship, thats fine
21% (13) Any form of image is idolatry

60 voters have answered this question.

Use of any image or statue is idolatry

46% (26) Just because one needs a crucifix, statue of Buddha, or a picture of Shiva does not mean they are involved in idolatry.
30% (17) If someone feels like they are getting involved in idolatry, thats their right to not use any statues or images.
23% (13) That is the truth

56 voters have answered this question.

Religious people are delusional

27% (17) Thats not your job to judge
37% (23) Thats your opinion
35% (22) Yes they are

62 voters have answered this question.

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people

46% (29) Thats a big fat lie
22% (14) I have no opinion
30% (19) Thats true

62 voters have answered this question.

Fire and brimstone street preaching

43% (25) They are being loud, and have no right to shout trying to force people into their religion
12% (7) I dont like it, but if they do it, dont bug me.
24% (14) Just best to ignore them, its their right
17% (10) They are just doing what they think is right, and deserve credit
3% (2) They are saving a broken world.

58 voters have answered this question.

Door to door preaching

61% (36) I dont need to be disrupted during my busy day to have someone push their views on me
23% (14) As long as they dont overdo their stay and are respectful, Im fine
6% (4) Does not really bother me
5% (3) They have every right to stop over
3% (2) Its a necessary service

59 voters have answered this question.

Calvinism, the idea that few have been predestined for heaven, and the rest are all born destined to hell

82% (48) Thats no different than a parent who throws their kid on a busy street, cause they like that one less than the other one
17% (10) No opinion
0% (0) Its in the bible

58 voters have answered this question.

Justified by Faith alone

60% (34) So basically a righteous hindu goes to hell, while this evil Baptist gets to go to heaven?
30% (17) Thats their business what they believe.
8% (5) It may not be fair, but biblical

56 voters have answered this question.

Anti-gay sentiment

41% (26) Thats just hateful. Gays dont choose to be gay
24% (15) Gays deserve respect
12% (8) They have a right to that opinion
20% (13) Homosexuality is wrong, and needs to be acknowledged as evil

62 voters have answered this question.

Fundamentalist are just trying to uphold morality

54% (30) Yeah! and their biggotry is really acceptable.
41% (23) Maybe, but other religious groups are trying to be moral
3% (2) Their morals might not be popular, but are the only things able to keep us from hell

55 voters have answered this question.

Religious Cult-Any religion that does not believe as you do.

31% (18) Whoa, extreme biggotry if you ask me.
35% (20) People could say the same thing about their religion.
24% (14) Thats just an opinion
8% (5) Its absolutely true

57 voters have answered this question.

Religious Cult-Any Religion that does not follow along with Orthodox Christianity

63% (37) Who decides what is truth and what is not?
24% (14) Thats not really fair to say
5% (3) Maybe
6% (4) Thats what Christians have taught over the last several centuries, so what gives new groups to believe in foreign theologies?

58 voters have answered this question.

Religious cult-a religious system with real exclusive doctrines, of being the one true religion.

15% (9) Just because we believe that we are the chosen group gives you no right to call us a cult
45% (26) They have the right to believe however they choose
38% (22) Any religion claiming that they are the only way is a cult

57 voters have answered this question.

Abortion is murder

50% (31) obviously you never walked through anyone elses shoes before judging others
24% (15) No definite opinion, but I dont love the idea
24% (15) Its definitely murder, no one has the right to kill unborn children cause they cant be responsible.

61 voters have answered this question.

Contraceptions are intrinsically evil

67% (39) No, if a couple is not ready to have kids, they dont need to, and there is no killing of babies.
25% (15) Thats the choice of the couple
6% (4) Yes, if someone gets involved in sexual activity, they must be open to allowing life.

58 voters have answered this question.

Listening to rock and roll music is sinful

62% (38) Just because it is not something used in your church does not mean it is wrong
34% (21) the decision to listen to rock is up to you, if you find it wrong thats fine, but does not mean that others cannot listen to it.
3% (2) Its satanic, and should not be listened to by anyone

61 voters have answered this question.

Eating animals is murder

8% (5) They have no other purpose except for food
85% (52) If you dont like eating meat, thats fine, but dont force others not to.
6% (4) No one should be allowed to eat meat, its wrong.

61 voters have answered this question.

Displaying a Nativity Scene in a public area

17% (11) No, not acceptable at all. Thats Christian stuff, and non-Christians should not be forced to look at Christian stuff.
3% (2) Its offensive, but that would interfere with anothers rights
27% (17) I could care less, whatever floats your boat
51% (32) Grow up, if someone wants to put a nativity scene up, thats their business, I dont go whining just because a Jew places a Menorah up in a public area. No one is being hurt

62 voters have answered this question.

Displaying of a nativity scene at a Public area

15% (9) That is not fair to non-Christians who do not want to see that
11% (7) Its kind of insensitive
28% (17) I have no problem with it
45% (27) Its absolutely fine. If someone wants to have a nativity scene or any other religious display does not mean we are trying to claim our religion to be superior to others.

60 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2010-04-03 19:25:15 by Jm095454
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