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Angel Angelov

Youth Pastor, The Light of the World Pentecostal Church

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Managing the unseen in people.

Is neglecting or ignoring men's natural spirituality a good idea? In the time of boundless knowledge and incredible prosperity why do we still face stange and even ludicrous events in modern men, fueled by his damaged or underdeveloped spirituality? Is the fact that the spiritual is not seen by our eyes a good enough reason to discard it with mockery or ignore it with unexplainable fear and superstiotion. Why not get to know it better and be complete?

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  • Sep 8 2011: " Is the fact that the spiritual is not seen by our eyes a good enough reason to discard it with mockery or ignore it with unexplainable fear and superstiotion. Why not get to know it better and be complete?"

    I am curious as to how one can get to know spirituality better if it cannot be observed or even felt?
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      Sep 8 2011: I wondered myself the same thing. when I come to think of it, we often encounter such things in life . Often the existance of such hard to explain things like the spirit of man, are proven by the very fact that what we know is not enough to explain what is around us - therefore we understand there is something we don't know that is at work. Take for instance that very recent article from Popular Science magazine that is an example of the same thing. http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-09/fermilab-we%E2%80%99ll-establish-whether-higgs-exists-or-not-september-30 What I believe is that spirituality is there and we do feel and observe it all the time and put even more accurately - we do feel and observe THROUGH it. We just don't recognize it as such. Do you mind telling us how do you see spirituality, as the idea of the debate is gathering different points of view and enriching our understanding of this a bit abstact topic.
      • Sep 9 2011: Thank you for clarifying this. I think it is great that people experience or use spirituality in their life while respecting each other's unique way of achieving it and not forcing it on others.

        Personally I don't feel I have a specific spiritual feeling or view. Rather in my life I enjoy friends and my family and I am trying to make a positive difference by helping less fortunate as I strongly believe in universal ethics, morality and human rights. I am amazed by the Universe and our social/technological progress but I do not subscribe to any specific spiritual path or religion =)
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          Sep 10 2011: Thank you for that comment. Wow I feel exactly the same way and try to live like that. I guess it is because i was one of those less fortunate people spiritually that now I focus mostly helping with that kind of trouble.

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