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  • Ragnar
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    As you all know, there's currently some work being done on forum restructuring and consolidation [1]. I am hoping for some feedback...

    Currently the description for the religion forum reads:
    Topics related to church and religion

    I've tentatively written an update of:
    Discussions of divinity, faith, spirituality, etc.

    The final text for it is up to you. Ideally it should serve as a friendly welcome and introduction to the forum.

    One example is the Sports forum is being updated to:
    Needing to shoot a 3-pointer while screaming Kobe? This is the forum for you. Just don't airball!

    1. https://www.debateart.com/forum/topics/3064/forum-restructuring
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    Leave it as is. Spirituality is an undefined and undefinable word, ergo meaningless.
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    Spirituality is an undefined and undefinable word, ergo meaningless.
    It's in most dictionaries, so quite easy to define.
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    I can wait.
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    It's in most dictionaries, so quite easy to define.

    Look here


  • Ragnar
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    From inside that thread, posts #13 and #14 have answers for you. Ergo, not undefined.

    I am not insisting the word be in the description, I merely showed one sample of something more inclusive than the current. I admit that I dislike the word "church" in the current description, due to how varied religions are, and how few of them call their places of worship churches (not even all branches of Abrahamism). Similarly, I would probably object to any specific holy days being in it.
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    I've tentatively written an update of:
    Discussions of divinity, faith, spirituality, etc.

    I like this, it fits better. You may still want to use "religion" in there though......so maybe..... Religion, Spirituality and Faith. ? Or since Religion is used as the forum Title it could say discussions of spirituality, faith and religious concepts....something like that? I just think divinity sounds cheesy lol. 
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    I recommend renaming this forum to:

    DART PURGATORY (ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK)


  • Ragnar
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    I've tentatively updated the draft to:
    Religion
    Spirituality, faith, and religious concepts.

    It can of course be changed again (maybe not to renaming the whole forum Purgatory...).

    And yeah, divinity does feel a bit cheesy.
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    Perfect, we got a winner. 
  • Dr.Franklin
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    I like the new description

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    Adding "church" to the forum description seems extremely "christiancentric".

    I'd prefer something like "formal and informal world religions and cults (also including, but not limited to, animism, gnosticism, and atheism)".
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    As you can see in post #6, I too dislike that word in the description.

    Anyway, I made my suggestions to Mike. More suggestions can of course be done later, but until the current set of changes are finished, it’s mainly a matter of wait and see.

    ...

    Also I’ve unpinned this thread.