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Fairies are real or fantasy?


Asked by Anonymous at 11:41 AM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Religious Debate

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  • build a fairy fort and find out..

    Answer by girlglow6 at 3:42 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Here is what I say to those who use the "why aren't they in the history books" reasoning... They are in the history books. BUT, as with all spiritual beings they are there as mythic creatures. It's assumed that they are hallucinations or simply fable because they are not physical. Yet, God, Angels and other Spirit creatures who are accepted as fact by popular religion are considered to be completely real, even though they are not physical.

    What's more, until just a few decades ago creatures such as the "Kraken" (known today as the Colossal Squid) were also considered to be completely mythic. However we have since discovered that they are in fact out there...

    So, why is it if we have discovered creatures which were once considered to be myth and we can accept the existence of God (for the most part) even though we can't physically find him, why is belief in nature spirits so unacceptable or off the wall?

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:51 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • For thousands of years records and beliefs were passed down orally. We tend to take these oral traditions with a grain of salt. But there is truth to them. I find it amazing how we can look at cultural beliefs and traditions from all over the world, see how they each picture the same creatures and then discredit modern day sightings as "make believe" or something even less honorable. It would make sense to me that if sightings of these creatures has been taking place since before documented times and have continued to today, maybe we should stop labeling them so readily and accept that there is factual creatures behind them.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:54 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Ones fantasy is anothers me crazy....its reality to me

    Answer by MamaRudolph at 11:56 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Fantasy. I would hazard a guess that the idea of fairies originally grew from something mundane, like butterflies....just as what people once thought of as "mermaids" were actually manatees.

    Answer by asmcbride at 12:36 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • For some they are as real as any one's God is to them
    and for others they are just Fantasy.. make believe...

    Answer by gmasboy at 12:58 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • The Fay are very real!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:35 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Real to some, not to others..

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:43 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Fantasy, as are, angels, demons, unicorns, dragons, and Gods

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:52 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • fantasy

    Answer by Renee3K at 1:40 PM on Apr. 12, 2011