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Feelgoodism

 

I know that word does not pass the spell check test. It is not even in the dictionary – but it ought to be. If Mr. Webster, or whoever is in charge of adding new words to dictionaries, wishes to add my contribution to our language, he can feel free to copy and paste it along with my definition

Feelgoodism (fil-gōd-is-m) >>
The doctrine that the prime purpose of Christianity is to make its adherents feel good, especially about themselves.

The Growing Trend Toward Religious Subjectivism

We are living in a culture given over to subjectiveness. It depicts truth as relative or subjective – it is whatever each person perceives it to be. One of the results of this way of thinking is that no one has the right to say another’s view, which may be “truth” to him, is wrong.