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[–] cynoclast [S] 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

First paragraph:

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), a strong and passionate belief in a deity or higher power, to the point where it impairs one’s ability to make conscientious decisions about common sense matters, will now be classified as a mental illness.

Though in my mind I would extend it to cover belief at all. You think prayer changes anything? It's literally a waste of time that lets you do nothing and feel better about having done nothing. Going to a cult house once a week to participate in the circle jerk and enable each others' insanity? How are these common sense decisions?

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[–] thenthingsgotworse 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

The cult house is not for circle jerking. It's for matchmaking.

There are people who stopped believing years ago, but go there to meet people to fuck. It's apparently very effective.

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[–] kktonyou 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Look at all the butthurt in the comments.

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[–] vjack 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago  (edited ago)

The American Psychological Association does not decide what gets classified as a mental illness; the American Psychiatric Association does that with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Also see http://m.snopes.com/apa-belief-mental-illness/.