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Is this ego?

Discussion in 'Interfaith Dialogues' started by CaramelChocolate, Sep 2, 2005.

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Is it ego for someone to say [especially a Sikh].

  1. Worst ego

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  2. Ego, but not extremely bad

    3 vote(s)
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  3. Not ego

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  4. Far, far from ego

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  1. CaramelChocolate

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    Is it ego for someone to say [especially a Sikh].
    My faith is true
    My faith is the best
    And say believers of other religions are 'lost'?

    Please give input and quotes to back up points if possible.
     
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    I don't feel it's ego for me to say my faith is true and the best. To me it is the truest and the best - if I didn't think this, then I wouldn't follow it. Instead I would choose another.

    I would say that it is arrogant to say the followers of another path are 'lost.' I believe Waheguru (or whatever one chooses to call the creator) has a plan for all. If he didn't want someone to be a Christian, for example, then that person would not have been born into a Christian path.

    My understanding of Sikhi is that it is the actions of a person that are important, rather than any label. Therefore, to make a sweeping statement if I may, then those who wrong others, are the ones who are lost, regardless of which religion they claim to be part of.

    So, I haven't voted in the poll because it's a split decision for me - sorry:unsure:

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  4. Lionchild

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    it's not a crime to be have pride and faith in your religion, i woulkd caution not to go out and convert people directly. However, guru ji's message must be taught to the masses again like it was.

    I think's it's also bad to say someone is "lost" if they are not sikh.
     
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    well yea everyone has certain extend of proudness,pride n faith of their own religion Its common eg: christian will say WE ARE THE BEST etc and so on..with other religion including our sikh ppl ... pride faith proudness yes everyone have [alittle], even countries aswell like MILLITARY PERSonnel wearing their uniform n proud of it :)
    btw ego=destruction lol..GOd= everyone why ego for ?

    HOWEVER GURU JI'S MESSAGE MUSTBE TAUGHT TO THE MASSES AGAIN LIKE IT WAS ?
    talk to who ??
     
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    It can be. It often is, due to the fallicies within men and women.

    The thing is that the Sikkh faith is not anything complex or convoluted. It is not a turban or a sword or a steel bracelet or any other piece moulded from this material world. The Sikkh faith is merely:

    1. - The belief in One God

    2. - The belief that all human beings ought to live a moral and full life whilst here on Earth.

    This isn't what I'd call 'faith'. It's called common sense.

    It's not a crime. But it is a train of thought that leads only to darkness.

    A true Sikkh has no pride because s/he realises that All Is One under God.

    In this world, there is no need for such trivial prde.
     
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