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October 31, 2017, 08:05:15 PM
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Bitcoin is clearly an ideology for a lot of people. It was the first one, there are clearly better alternatives as far the technology is concerned, so yes not far away from a religion !
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October 31, 2017, 10:17:57 PM
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For some, Bitcoin is a coin. For others, Bitcoin is an illusion. For others, bitcoin is a dream coming true. For others, Bitcoin is a cult, aka a religion.

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October 31, 2017, 10:47:20 PM
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7.25.3.6.5  (02-23-1999)
Religious Belief Defined

    The term "religious" as used in IRC 501(c)(3) is not subject to precise definition. The leading interpretation of the term was made by the Supreme Court in United States v. Seeger, 380 U.S. 163 (1965), in which the Court interpreted the phrase "religious training and belief" as used in the Universal Military Training and Service Act, 50 U.S.C. section 456 (j), in determining an individual’s eligibility for exemption from military service on religious grounds. The Court formulated the following definition: "A sincere and meaningful belief which occupies in the life of its possessor a place parallel to that filled by the God of those admittedly qualifying for the exemption comes within the statutory definition."

    The Court elaborated upon the Seeger definition in Welsh v. United States, 398 U.S. 33 (1970), stating that "f an individual deeply and sincerely holds beliefs that are purely ethical or moral in source and content but that nevertheless impose upon him a duty of conscience to refrain from participating in any war at any time, those beliefs certainly occupy in the life of that individual a place parallel to that filled by... God in the lives of traditionally religious persons." Thus, religious beliefs include many beliefs (for example, Taoism, Buddhism, and Secular Humanism) that do not posit the existence of a Supreme Being in the conventional sense.


http://www.irs.gov/irm/part7/irm_07-025-003.html

Definitely bitcoin is not religion, we do believe in bitcoin but we don't worship anything here. Religion tackles about the goodness of God and how does He works in our lives. Bitcoin is a digital currency that we do believe is our future that can provide us with a nice life in terms of financial status.

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November 01, 2017, 04:38:36 AM
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Naturally, bitcoin is not a religion but people believe bitcoin thanks to its great power of making people rich easily. Bitcoin gives people hope to become a rich person . That's why, people believe in bitcoin but they do not worship to it.



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November 05, 2017, 11:00:10 AM
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wow that's just wrong, guys. money can't be a religion  Shocked
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November 05, 2017, 11:43:18 AM
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Yes, for me its a religion.
I follow their rules. <3
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November 05, 2017, 12:18:26 PM
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7.25.3.6.5  (02-23-1999)
Religious Belief Defined

    The term "religious" as used in IRC 501(c)(3) is not subject to precise definition. The leading interpretation of the term was made by the Supreme Court in United States v. Seeger, 380 U.S. 163 (1965), in which the Court interpreted the phrase "religious training and belief" as used in the Universal Military Training and Service Act, 50 U.S.C. section 456 (j), in determining an individual’s eligibility for exemption from military service on religious grounds. The Court formulated the following definition: "A sincere and meaningful belief which occupies in the life of its possessor a place parallel to that filled by the God of those admittedly qualifying for the exemption comes within the statutory definition."

    The Court elaborated upon the Seeger definition in Welsh v. United States, 398 U.S. 33 (1970), stating that "f an individual deeply and sincerely holds beliefs that are purely ethical or moral in source and content but that nevertheless impose upon him a duty of conscience to refrain from participating in any war at any time, those beliefs certainly occupy in the life of that individual a place parallel to that filled by... God in the lives of traditionally religious persons." Thus, religious beliefs include many beliefs (for example, Taoism, Buddhism, and Secular Humanism) that do not posit the existence of a Supreme Being in the conventional sense.


http://www.irs.gov/irm/part7/irm_07-025-003.html


Ofcourse not bitcoin is not a religion. Bitcoin and religion is a different thing. Bitcpon is for financial support while religion includes GoD. We cannot compair the two because they are very different things.
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November 05, 2017, 12:34:04 PM
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No, I don't think so  Grin Grin Grin
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November 05, 2017, 01:05:32 PM
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Yes, for me its a religion.
I follow their rules. <3

i think you are wrong bitcoin is not like religion but yeah i agree with that bitcoin can help and makes life better but we cant compare it with religion. religion teach us how to have a good life while bitcoin only help when we work for them and religion doesn't need us.

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November 05, 2017, 03:40:55 PM
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Yes, for me its a religion.
I follow their rules. <3

i think you are wrong bitcoin is not like religion but yeah i agree with that bitcoin can help and makes life better but we cant compare it with religion. religion teach us how to have a good life while bitcoin only help when we work for them and religion doesn't need us.
Yea Bitcoin is life changer for many peoples like me also but I never think this is religion because money never been on this place we need to have settle things for better life and society religion never need us to do any thing its doing by nature for centuries bitcoin is just for better life and independence in finances



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November 07, 2017, 12:29:24 PM
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I think nowadays there are many ways to turn idea/things to a religion or cult. At least bitcoin is not "legally" a religion.
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November 07, 2017, 12:56:43 PM
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Some people believe in bitcoin as sincerely as they do in God. Therefore, we can say that the crypto currency is a religion.
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November 07, 2017, 01:07:19 PM
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Bitcoin is not religion, maybe some of us believe in Bitcoin will change our life or you can say can leads us to become success.  I could say bitcoin is some digital money without central bank and not controllable by any bank or government. Probably bitcoin will change our mindset so many person become addicted to earn bitcoin so some of them say bitcoin has become our religion.

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November 07, 2017, 01:21:54 PM
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Bitcoin cult. Virgin offering to Satoshi Nakamoto.
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November 07, 2017, 02:21:06 PM
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Correctly am I understand that if I say that I have religious beliefs this will not mean that I am committed to any religion? so, bitcoin is a religion?  Huh

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November 07, 2017, 02:51:21 PM
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I guess it could be a religion because religion is very subjective. Maybe it would be a religion for all of us if we actually invested when it all started and earned like 40 million... Wink?
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November 23, 2017, 01:43:43 PM
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I cannot refer Bitcoin to any religion. Even the greates fan of crypto consider it the best science.

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November 23, 2017, 01:51:13 PM
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bitcoin is not a religion, we is a currency that can be used by us, so something can be used to do investment is not a religion.

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November 23, 2017, 02:08:15 PM
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it seems to me that bitcoin is more a philosophy than a religion) it unites gambling and money-loving people


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December 11, 2017, 06:13:21 AM
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For me absolutely not.
Since bitcoin is not for the religion why is it created .

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