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Requesting clarification why my reply was flag as religion discussion?

 
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My recent reply was flag as discussing religion.  I did not mention any particular religion, nor did I engage in any discussion about God.  Please explain why the staff think it was religion discussion?
 
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Hi M. Here is a clue, and this is a verbatim quote from your post:

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. You trust in LOVE; trust also in me.  My Father's house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?  
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.  You know the way to the place where I am going."  



 
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For readers of this thread who may not remember all the finer details of their comparative religion classes, the quoted material includes a passage from the gospel of John in the Christian bible.
 
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This thread talks about the cider press: https://permies.com/t/31128/category-Cider-Press

Cider press topics include religion, politics and other known triggers for causing not nice behaviour.  

This often includes quoting from religious texts.

 
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It is neither a direct nor an exact quote, but a paraphrasing using element from Ancient writings.  The various writings in the Christian Bible are translation, as well as borrowing from Ancient writings of other Ancient cultures that still exist during the time of early Christianity.  All the religious texts from around the world also record actual events that actually happened: like wars, oral knowledge of locations/technology applications, or natural disaster events that happen during their time or before their time.  Just because one is paraphrasing from a religious text to draw attention to these actual events, does not mean they are engaging in religious discussion.  Religious texts are written by people who are religious, but they also contain good non-religious information.

If a person belongs to a particular religion, and he made some good points about how to improve agriculture practices in his religious writing; and other people paraphrase what he said to draw attention to good agriculture practices.  Are they engaging in religious discussion?  Certainly not.  No more than if someone has bought an old church building and re-purpose it for other use.  Just because they are occupying a church building does not mean they are being religious.  

The purpose of my paraphrasing is to draw attention to the fact that there are knowledge & clues from Ancient Time about certain hidden places in this world.  Just because I am paraphrasing, does not mean I am engaging in religious discussion.  I have made effort to remove any reference to any particular religion, as well as avoid any discussion about God or Deity in my paraphrasing.

I would like someone higher up in the chain of command to review this matter.  Thank you in advance for your time in looking into this matter.
 
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This thread is now locked.  You can discuss what is and isn't religion when you earn enough apples to post in the cider press.  Or you can discuss this in many other places on the internet.   It is not something we allow on the main forums.  I am leaving your post as an example for future readers of what is not permitted.  

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