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What is a Quaker? Most people are unfamiliar with the Quaker religion, or they confuse us for the guy on the Quaker Oats box. In this video, we ask 6 Friends what it means to be a practicing Quaker. - 4:57 ▶

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"Religion should be practiced within our hearts every day, and not be confined to houses of worship" ~ Frank Sonnenberg www.FrankSonnenbergOnline.com

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The Quakers: Unsung Heroes of the Abolition: The Quakers were the first religious denomination on either side of the Atlantic to come out against slavery. There were only some 20,000 Quakers in Britain in the late 18th century, but they supplied nine of the 12 members of the influential abolition committee that began meeting in 1787.

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Religion Gives Us the World’s Largest Mental Disorder – Religithexia in5d in 5d in5d.com www.in5d.com http://in5d.com/ body mind soul spirit BodyMindSoulSpirit.com http://bodymindsoulspirit.com/

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All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. -- Beatrix Potter\nMore great Beatrix Potter quotes at http://quotes.lifehack.org/by-author/beatrix-potter/

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George Lakey, a Swarthmore professor, explaines the origins and rationalism of pacifism in the Quaker religion. He states that the spirit Quaker's believe in is not contradictory or hypocritical, it will not call for peace, love and understanding one moment and then war another. The spirit Quaker’s believe in is consistent. He goes on to give historical groundings for Quaker’s belief in pacifism. Later in his talk he makes the claim that nonviolence movements are more effective.

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