Argumentative Essay Religion

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ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY: IS RELIGION THE ROOT OF ALL VIOLENCE -Joel Religion is a set of fundamental ideals concepts and beliefs that guide the direction of an individual and also helps him to demystify abstract thoughts and answer questions such as why did life begin? What is our purpose here? Religion is often associated with culture as it contains practices, dogmas and rituals. There are many religions which are all varied and different, they usually go align with different cultures and the main ones are Christian, Islam, Hindu, Buddhism and Judaism. Each religion is characterized by the varying opinions on different subjects, rituals and beliefs. As at now there are over 750 million distinguishable religions all over the world. A number of these religions originally derive from the five main religions. . For example Judaism has over 30,000 sub-groups attached with it while Christianity is divided into three main branches; Catholic, protestant and orthodox. The protestant branch is fragmented into very many churches. The question as to whether religion causes war is as controversial as the comparison of religions themselves. Religion being a matter of doctrine and in most cases a blind following of doctrines puts the various religions in a collision path due to the differences in opinions and also the availability of information. There is not a universal standard for religion and this has opened up a channel for development and progressiveness of the various
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