With the decreasing influence of Christianity in Western world and the proliferation of other religions such as Islam and Hinduism in the West, opposition to the traditional Christian view and those who hold to it will continue to grow. In contemporary society, religious pluralism presents a range of complex challenges to religious groups and communities. In a plural situation, they are faced with the need to compete for social and communal support, such as members, financial contributions, legitimacy, and political influence. Religious groups have to decide on the ways in which they want to approach and relate to members of other groups—whether they opt for dialogue, mission, confrontation or indifference. They have to find ways of addressing internal pluralism, democratic pressures, and individualism.
Differences among civilizations are not only real they are basic. People of different civilizations have diverse opinions on the relations between god and man, parents and children, husbands and wife, the individual and the group, the citizen and the state, additionally contrary views of the significance of rights and responsibilities, hierarchy and equality, authority and liberty. All of which are the kin of centuries, more vital than political ideologies and regimes. This paper sets forth the hypotheses that variances between civilizations are genuine and significant; civilization-consciousness is mounting. Therefore, conflict between civilizations will displace ideological and other dominant global form of conflict.
Because the WTC events, individuals who live in the United States, led to the assumption that every Muslim is a terrorist. They feared that in this case is not respected, but be aware of its existence, shunned, even ostracized for having attachment predicate that everyone Islam is a terrorist. As a result, the people of Islam who live in a country other than the country where the majority religion of Islam becomes difficult to have a voice and they mean even to get their rights as human beings. People accepted Islam becomes difficult in many ways. For example it is difficult to accept to work, difficult to accept in the everyday interaction so that their adaptation becomes
Freedom of the people is hampered as terrorist groups work for a certain purpose such as force a group of people to change their religion or act a certain way which might be against their values and norms. • How my religion influences my way of life? 1. Research shows that religious people are healthier and happier. Health and happiness being the most important aspect of a person’s life.
Many rational thinkers and even brutal denialist of God and myths also believe is some type of superstition. At a personal level it comes down to behavior and attitude followed by the cultural influence, like with religion, some superstitions are passed on with parents or family while some are acquired. Many sportsmen have varied of superstitions or habits which they exercise after every match or big game. Superstitions are proof that humans are flawed at a cognitive level and can be mould easily to go against reasoning. People being superstitious runs parallel to the reason why people are religious - we are an emotional species who wants make sense of everything no matter how reasonable it is and whether it is accurate or not, is not
From this situation, the readers can find that humans need that technology. In fact, they must have it. Despite humans are the inventors of the time machine, they cannot be independent from it, instead they become so reliant to it; technology becomes valuable. Ordinarily, as the technology advances, it becomes more common; it becomes easier to get them; it is less valuable. However, in “Sound of Thunder”, time machine which symbolizes technology becomes so significant.
It is so true because just encountering people anytime can be overwhelming, but to tackle them in another culture is even more stressful to many. Since more cultures are crossing geographical boundaries, it seems that it would be much easier to be a servant for Christ. Elmer says, the “focus is relational
Physical and material expression of faith also can broaden into the public and governmental interactions, becoming a complementary piece of cultural identification. While many believers signalize that religious symbolism plays the irreplaceable role in their daily life, atheists who dismiss belief don’t support it, also government put limitations on usage of religious symbolism in social sphere. The issue of physical and material expression of faith in public places has given rise to general discussion on area of religious freedom in different countries around today’s world. In our contemporary sphere of globalization and extraordinary global population movement, generally population face the confusion of accepted environment of cultural identification, in some situations, authorities are making changes in laws, diplomacy and policies in an attempt to control these changes. Different diplomatic, governmental and legal treatments of the problem have given rise to various explanations of religious freedom as described through internal and global regulations.
Ancient cultural perspective holders and modern days’ people’s merger leaves compromising and controversial strides in the history. However, Americanization policy is the true and primary reason that changes the perspective regarding Native American cultural practices. The 19th and 20th century’s governments have tried hard to stamp out various traditional practices for the same as well. But to dismay, this one form of civilization more or less stay challenging meant for assimilating different cultures. Very similar, immigration issues, racism, prejudice, apartheid and so on play a huge role in changing the perspective regarding Native American cultural
Religion encouraged people to go to war where they defend their beliefs. Even in the XXI century, religion is the cause of many disputes among the people. It is one of the major factors in human history. Small child gets into a family in which each member has their own views and understanding of the religious value. In the future, the views and opinions of the society in which he will grow and live would affect on him.