There are good and evil sides to religion as well. Gay marriage is an example of how Christians make it difficult for people of other points of view to feel like they fit in. The bible states that two men should not be in a romantic relationship where as people of opposite gender can do so. It is completely up to one’s personal perspective to understand what is right or
My knowledge of the Bible is limited to what was reiterated to me in church. Growing up, I was taught that Satan was once a good angel who rebelled against and disobeyed God because he was jealous and wanted to be more powerful than God. I never questioned this because I thought seeking answers and clarification would be going against God. For some Christians, Satan is the
Jesus is often faced by faithless opponents who do not believe anything can be done to save these people. This leads to Jesus becoming angry at this generation in an attempt to show that people, even his disciples, need to have enhance their faith. The importance of having faith is shown why Jesus heals the boy with a demon. In this exchange, the father asked Jesus’ disciples to get the demon out of his son, but they could not. The father asks Jesus if there is anything he can do to help.
The citizens in Waknuk had a conviction of religion, but unfortunately, people believe in wrong way of religious, for example; they affirmed that blasphemies are God’s punishment, but actually God is a model of peace and justice, he’s got nothing to do with blasphemies; so they got a wrong educated about God. Therefore, they used strong word like mutant to
It tries to show that Evangelicals are this crazy right winged group of people by putting in the radio host explaining how these people aren't part of the encompassing Christian Love that he learned growing up and still practiced. This film also show the length people will go to gain followers for their religion. If the filmmakers wished to have seemed unbiased they would not have heavily edited what the people were saying and show some light into how other religions teach their children in relation to the
As a result, for people it is sometimes useful to play God and to determine how the life would go further. Thus, the Cider House Rules challenges the beliefs of the dominant culture and develops a specific vision of the problem of human nature, in which making mistakes and behaving in the ways that may not be accepted well by the society is a norm. In contrast to the mentioned perspective concerning the Christianity, the Children of Men seems to align with the principles of the religion. The humanity is here depicted as faulty in the events that occur, which means that it is destroying the surrounding world feeling it as God. At the same time, the saving of the last child seems to be the beginning of the new humanity, which would appear improved.
The last line quoted by Gary, is an especially important one. It not only teaches Stan, but also viewers not to judge someone based on the religion they follow. The episode implies that Joseph Smith wasn’t a prophet and that he made the whole book of Mormon up. This most definitely offends some viewers and followers of the religion, but the point of the episode is to bring light to issues within society. There are people in the world who disagree with the religion and that’s okay.
In this way, the litmus of the paradigms helps us spot the difference between ethical dilemmas and moral temptations” (1995). Religion is a notable example on how we often confused being moral and unmoral. It’s something than can be interpreted differently from many individuals and cause us to walk blindly passing judgement unto others. When I first became a Christian, I felt very righteous and noble but at the same time I realized I was very arrogant. I passed judgement unto other religions based on the ideal that their religious practices were different from mine.
Once people with come to know that religion is only a set of laws they will be ready to change it. I partially disagree with this point because religion is not something which we can enforce on people. And once religion is made into a set of laws, it will have to be forcefully imposed upon its followers. A law without enforcement is
You cannot sodomize a Sacrament and expect God to say, ‘Well done.’ -E.A. Bucchianeri http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/same-sex-marriage Here you can see that this person, and most of the time the reason for being against gay marriage is because of people's religion, are against same-sex marriage because of God, these people learn that homosexuality is a sin from the bible, I understand how that can change people’s minds but the bible was written around 3500 years ago and many things have changed since then. There are many people that think that same-sex marriage shouldn’t be legalised and sadly in many countries it still isn’t, but it is slowly improving. The main reason of same-sex marriage going to be legalised are the protests that homosexual and heterosexual people have been making around the world, some protests have been ignored, some have been forced to be cancelled by the government but all have made other people think about LGBT rights. Sadly there have also been protests against LGBT