Therefore, had religion been the reason why people had certain morals then there would be no reason for new denominations to be formed. The fact that there are so many denominations and the number continues to grow exemplifies the impact that pre-existing morals have on the religions that people chose to participate in or chose to create. Ultimately, since those who came to the colonies were able to conform their religions to fit in with American society it cannot be totally irrational to conclude that the same can be done to fit with pre-existing morals. It is not necessarily a negative thing that people allow the morals that they already
Therefore, if secularization is the decline of religious beliefs and practices within society, by that definition I would classify Denmark as a secular society. I think for most Americans it’d be simple to say that Denmark couldn’t be classified as a secular society because it lacks the distinct separation between church and state that is embedded into the American context of secularization. However, I personally believe that in Denmark the distinction is more on an individual level rather than a societal level. I think the guest lecturer’s point about religion in Denmark being viewed in more of a traditional manner rather than based on value is a great example of that individual distinction. So the fact that Demark does have a state church, the church doesn’t actually govern individuals’ values or principles, but instead only seems to only exist in their life due to tradition.
As we can see from Source 1 between 1788 and 1861 the population of Aboriginal Australians dropped rapidly from just over 300,000 to just under 200,00 people. We can just only guess that most of those deaths were due to violent actions. It has been estimated that the Aboriginal population has decreased between around 90% between 1788 and 1900, due to violence, dispossession and disease. Therefore proving that white violence has had a great impact upon the Aboriginal Australians. Although the Europeans came to Australia with bad habits they also brought with them many good things.
One more thing people do not know about Australia is that it believes in Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and Judaism other than Christianity. Buddhism also represents 2.5% of the non-Christian religion, which is the largest non-Christian religion out of all four of them. However Islam is 2.2% of the non-Christian population making it the second largest non-Christian religion. On that note let’s go onto the next paragraph to discuss matters of
The 1788 colonisation at Sydney cove, disrupted trade and access to natural resources and impacted the Gameraigal way of life. Between 1790 and 1820 the colony expanded into the Gameraigal lands. Diseases such as small pox and gonorrhoea decimated the aboriginal population and a lack of common cultural understanding fuelled heavy conflict in the area. Many who survived became displaced from their traditional homes or integrated into European society. Alcohol and tobacco compounded problems further, and by the 1860’s aboriginal people were only occasional visitors to North Sydney.
This was said becuase the 1st amendment keeps the government from determining when and how people should worship. The authorization of the law introducing a prayer was opposing what the amendment stands for therefore it was unconstitutional. Many early americans have been troubled in the past by religious enforcements and persecution. The Court declared that the Establishment Clause denies the government in having a say in religious exercises. Justice Hugo Black wrote the majority opinnion stating that the freedom of religion means that is not the government 's buisness tocompose official prayers for any group of American citizens.
In Australia the Europeans took over all the land that the Aboriginals had owned for over 40,000 years. They had lost their livelihood, living in dumps and small humpies, no where near a safe or healthy environment. The indigenous people were treated very inhumanely; being told where they can go, where they can’t go and who they can have relationships with. Of course they grew extremely angry and something drastic needed to
The 5533 lives lost throughout this 14 hour battle outweighs any good that could have come from it. The battle took place from 6pm July 19th, 1916, and ended at 8am the following morning. The intent of this battle was to distract German troops and try to draw them away from the Somme. Unfortunately, the German troops at Fromelles had predicted the battle and were well prepared, and outnumbered the British and Australian troops 3:1. Because of this, the Germans were able to prepare trenches and guns for the battle, and when the Australian and British divisions arrived they overpowered them with their machine guns.
Sometimes the smallest things have the biggest impact. What was infinitesimal but so widespread that no part of North America was untouched by it? The devastation of Smallpox in the 1700s played a key role in the outcome of the revolutionary war and also in shaping modern medicine and in how we handle diseases. But these medical advances didn 't come without terrible sacrifice. Nearly 30% of europeans living in the Americas during the epidemic would succumb to smallpox totaling thousands.
The British first came to India not only because of the abundance of raw materials, but also the mass potential they seen. The British East India Company, took advantage of the collapsing Mughal Empire, and broke away from their control to flourished their company. In 1857 the Sepoy army rebelled and that caused the British to come in guns blazing and take over the country. The British rule demolished India through, taxation on anything made in India, and the exportation of raw materials, which caused a plentiful amount of famine,and throughout all of this, the British kept most on India uneducated, and those they did educate, most were forced to become interpreters for the benefits it would make in taking over India and keeping the British in control. Political Paragraph British imperialism had a negative effect on the politics of India because of the corrupt justice system, and the utter lack of respect that killed masses of innocent people.
Legalizing the green? WOULD LEGALIZING CANNABIS BE A GOOD ECONOMIC DECISION? Section 1.0: Introduction “Around 750,000 Australians use cannabis every week and approximately 300,000 smoke every day” (ABC News, 2008). The use of Cannabis in Australia has been illegal since the early 1900’s, which has had a variety of effects on the economy of Australia.
In Australia in recent years the illicit drug market has increased steadily. It is unknown just how large the markets actually are, but there is no debate that it is profitable. According to Gong, W., Ritter, A., Bright, D., & Doran, C. (2012,p208) ,the Price of methamphetamines can range from 4 times to 20 times the original product cost price. Many people use Methamphetamines because of accessibility. This causes serious problems socially and economically.
Post WWII Migration In the early 1040s, the population of Australia was about 7 million and most of the people were of British origin. It was a difficult time for Australia at the end of WW2 in 1945 because after the bombings of Darwin, many Australians were left feeling threatened by some Asian countries, especially japan. Australia realised that in order to defend their country they had to ‘populate or perish’. So the government began to encourage more people from overseas to come and live in Australia, which lead to the largest European migration program that the country has ever experienced.
Another sector of Canadian society which is influenced by religious prejudice and which shows the failure of secularism in Canada are public institutions. In Canada, public schools have pushed toward becoming secular. However, there are still examples of the lack of secularism as well as religious preference. For example, in Quebec, objections to the kirpan’s allowance in schools in an example of secularism not aligning with the rules of public institutions. The kirpan, which is a religious symbol of Sikhs, was banned from public schools in Quebec, as it was seen as a potential weapon.
“No More” Canonical Australian Poetry? The canon of Australian Poetry, despite the so called migration of Australians to an international mindset, as postulated by John Kinsella a novelist, poet and editor, is even more relevant today in our contemporary society. Especially so is the importance of Aboriginal poetry, as it articulates the impact that the “men of a different hue”, who first appeared 228 years ago, has had on their and culture.