Frederick Fisk
Frederick Fisk thanked Anonymous' answer

How about just being friends for awhile?  Nuture friendship.  Things dont always have to be about dating of bf/gf stuff.    Grow a friendship and if its meant to be more it will happen, and if not you still have a great friend.    Fastest way to destroy a friendship is to try to force … Read more

Frederick Fisk
Frederick Fisk answered shou izumi's question

It is, as Dakota said, a coping mechanism. It is, also as Angela said, a control mechanism. It is the belief in a higher power, without having definitive proof of it. This is why it's called faith. On the other hand, it is also a moral guide. As with everything else, it has its good … Read more

Frederick Fisk
Frederick Fisk thanked Didge Doo's answer

Karl Marx probably described it best, and with an element of compassion rather than being simply dismissive. He said, "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people."