Do it yourself beliefs

Doctor Rosemary Aird of the University of Queensland, a few years ago, conducted a survey of numerous young adults, and found that “Young people with do it yourself new-age beliefs were twice as likely to be more anxious and depressed than those with traditional beliefs.”  She said that traditional religion tends to promote the idea of social responsibility and thinking of others’ interests, whereas the new-age movement pushes the idea that it’s all about us, and the downside is that people end up isolated and very much on their own. Well, that makes a lot of sense when you remember that Jesus said ‘Follow me and I’ll show you the way. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is my way to finding your true self. What kind of deal is it to get everything you want but lose yourself?’

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