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    And I don't know what to do.
    I feel really guilty not being able to fast and it makes me feel like i'm less pious than others.
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    you're not really supposed to fast if fasting would affect your health so dw about it
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    It is a difficult choice, isn't it? Eat sensibly and not endanger my health, or take notice of irrational superstitious rules and risk being ill. A tough one.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    It is a difficult choice, isn't it? Eat sensibly and not endanger my health, or take notice of irrational superstitious rules and risk being ill. A tough one.
    Not sure whether I'd class you as a 'good bloke'
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    (Original post by h8skoooooool)
    Not sure whether I'd class you as a 'good bloke'
    Call me an honest and sensible bloke then.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Call me an honest and sensible bloke then.
    Perhaps a rude one, I don't think that trivialising OP's religion was necessary.
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    (Original post by h8skoooooool)
    Perhaps a rude one, I don't think that trivialising OP's religion was necessary.
    Religion is just institutionalised superstition.
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    (Original post by h8skoooooool)
    Not sure whether I'd class you as a 'good bloke'
    To be fair, he just seems like a 'grounded' bloke.


    Anyway, if your God does indeed love his creation, he would surely understand if you have a legitimate medical reason.
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    (Original post by tealites)
    And I don't know what to do.
    I feel really guilty not being able to fast and it makes me feel like i'm less pious than others.
    I thought you are not supposed to fast if you have medical issues that could cause
    you harm

    This is clearly the case here
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    If your religious doctrine/leaders won't allow you to eat even if it causes medical suffering, then you should have a problem with your religious doctrine/leaders. Even Christianity/Judaism have certain allowances for situations where religious traditions shouldn't be followed where health/wellbeing is directly affected.

    Judging by the posts here, it's perfectly religiously consistent to avoid the fast if you genuinely have an eating or metabolic disorder.
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    (Original post by h8skoooooool)
    Perhaps a rude one, I don't think that trivialising OP's religion was necessary.
    One of Good Bloke's religious Commandments in his religion is to attack other religions. It is not rude, it is something his God hath unto him commanded. You are showing an extreme disrespect towards his religious beliefs, a bigotry and maybe even racism towards followers of the Spaghetti Monster
 
 
 
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