Do you need a spiritual teacher to make spiritual progress?
You have not proved that "All humans are spiritual leaders."
Why you do not need a Spiritual Teacher to make spiritual progress
Someone can read the Bible or any religious book and make spiritual progress without a spiritual teacher helping them. You do not need a Bishop to read the Bible.
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Also, it's been said, "The greatest teacher is within you," and that is the "Christ Mind", your higher Self. So, depending on your individual needs, there is always guidance available in this world or the next. I believe that's the Holy Spirit's work, to teach us everything about our Creator, and in turn ourselves.
I know some say they are 'spiritual beings' learning to connect to the universe and so on...but what use is that if we don't know the Creator of the universe.
God designed us to know Him, so He provided a teacher, His Holy Spirit.
My opponent has gone from one point to another. Religious leaders:
Hypernyms ("religious leader" is a kind of...):
leader (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)
religious person (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "religious leader"):
ayatollah (a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well)
guru (a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher)
Guru (each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion)
His Holy Spirit is not a human, thus not a religious leader by definition.
My opponent has not refuted my point. You do not have to have a religious leader to help you to read the Bible.
1dustpelt forfeited this round.
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