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    I have a bunch of religious and non-religious friends. I'm religious myself, but we've never sat down and discussed religion.

    We're all too dumb for that and prefer to talk about how I managed to get paint all over my clothes whilst being off my face last night. *sigh*
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    I'm Muslim, I have mostly Muslim friends, some Hindu friends, fewer Christian friends and a couple atheist friends.
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    I'd say around 20% are religious, not very though.
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    All are Muslims.

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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    All are Muslims.

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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    Many people may be surprised to know that one of my closest friends at Uni is a devout Muslim. The rest are non-religious.
    Not at all surprised. Your comments, as far as I can remember, have all been perfectly reasonable, no hatred or "Islamophobia" as far as I remember.
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    Ages 5-15 my two best friends, arguably my only friends, were one Muslim and one Anglican Christian. 15-18 were all Muslims given I was living in Egypt where Christians are few (10 millions is not really few but proportionally few) and atheists are no where to be found. Now I don't think I have any friends at all actually. I don't go out with anyone and 85% of people at my class either failed and dropped out of college or moved to other colleges.
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    (Original post by Lil Chano)
    As above. Same question but in reverse for religious believers.

    I'm a Christian and my group of friends consists of both including a couple who really don't like religion. I really don't really care what religion other people are but religion seems to bother quite a few people on here and a couple even think that all religious believers are stupid.
    I'm Roman Catholic. Many of my friends are either RC or Anglican (albeit not strict adherents) but I do have quite a few atheist, agnostic and militant anti-theist friends. I have a very small handful of Muslim friends too. The anti-theist group can be quite hard - one friend in particular is extremely rude and talks a load of BS about religion. We fell out for about 6 months over her rudeness because I got fed up of it. We now have agreed not to talk about religion and when we do, she will try not to be a douchebag and I will try to be less offended :yes:

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    Atheist - have two religious friends and plenty of religious acquaintances, but that's about it.

    Actually, seeing how few and far in between genuine devout Christian followers are in the UK, I don't think that there is much of a choice when it comes to finding friends who are young adults, the vast majority of whom are atheist or agnostic.
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    All of my closest friends aren't religious in the slightest.. I know two girls who are Christians but that's about it lol
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    Very few.
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    Lol read title wrong.

    All my friends are religious and believe in god.

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    I am an atheist and all my closest friends are also atheists.
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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    All are Muslims.

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    I thought you were a Muslim?


    All of my friends. They don't know I'm Non-Muslim though so...:erm:
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    Very few.
    Follow up question: Why? Is it because you find them 'idiotic' or they force their religion on you? Or simply because you just haven't met any that you like?
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    (Original post by Lil Chano)
    Follow up question: Why? Is it because you find them 'idiotic' or they force their religion on you? Or simply because you just haven't met any that you like?
    Any religious people I knew were in different friendship groups at secondary school, didn't meet any religious people at 6th.
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    I'm an atheist that somewhat identifies as anti-theist. I go to a grammar school where a significant majority of the students are atheist/agnostic or similar, so I haven't really became close friends with anyone religious. Despite this, one's religious affiliation wouldn't push me away, it is just dependant on how they express it. I do have a few, fairly distant friends, which happen to be somewhat religious, but that doesn't really influence my relationship with them.
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    Dunno, never crops up in conversation.
 
 
 
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