The subject of beliefs has come up in some of my conversations lately, not at all unusual for me I guess. In those conversations, I have mentioned an on-line beliefs quiz, called Belief-o-matic. About a year ago, I took the quiz and came up with Neo-Pagan as the belief system that most closely matched my beliefs. Seems odd, since I consider myself far from a pagan, but...okay...
I took the quiz again about a month later, and got the same result. So, that was last year.
I decided to take the quiz again, today, and here is the list of belief systems that apparently match mine:
1. Reform Judaism (100%)
2. Unitarian Universalism (90%)
3. Sikhism (88%)
4. Liberal Quakers (82%)
5. Neo-Pagan (82%)
6. New Age (78%)
7. Mahayana Buddhism (77%)
8. New Thought (73%)
9. Bahaii Faith (71%)
10. Orthodox Judaism (71%)
11. Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (69%)
12. Scientology (66%)
13. Jainism (63%)
14. Theravada Buddhism (62%)
15. Islam (61%)
16. Hinduism (60%)
17. Secular Humanism (51%)
18. Taoism (50%)
19. Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (48%)
20. Orthodox Quaker (47%)
21. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (33%)
22. Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (30%)
23. Nontheist (26%)
24. Eastern Orthodox (22%)
25. Roman Catholic (22%)
26. Seventh Day Adventist (22%)
27. Jehovah's Witness (18%)
Note that I match Reform Judaism by 100%...this should make my parents flinch. They are Catholics and I only have 22% of my beliefs in common with them. This should surprise no one who knows me.
So this is how I amuse myself on a Saturday afternoon where it is 92 degrees outside and I have exhausted myself with a morning full of gardening. Next up on my agenda: vegging out in front of the TV, watching the College World Series and hoping my team (Oregon State) kicks butt...