), I think that two kinds of cultural/ racial backgrounds that I suspect might be more difficult to treat in therapy are Satanist and Caucasian males. I am a Christian so working with a Satanist might be a little difficult for me because their religion is almost the exact opposite of my religion. Although these things should be kept out of therapy, it is important to note this to myself because I have to be aware of my own bias. As soon as I am able to realize my perspective on a situation, the better I will be able to set them aside and treat the client. religion means a lot to me and it’s something that I cannot sacrifice for anyone.
A common questioning of a higher power beyond the physical realm lingers in society: Who and what is God?. However, many of these theological questions cannot be answered until we of course, die. Due to human’s innate curiosity to understand the forces beyond their own, especially in terms of religion, humans find their own reasons to believe in a higher power in the process of discovery. Religion is a sense of belief and worship to praise a higher power (God), and it provides a guide for human beings to have the opportunity to come together and live as one image of God’s children. “Imagine There’s No Heaven” is an article in which Salman Rushdie, the author, presents an atheistic view where religion is pointless, and a higher being is non-existent.
There are many reasons that atheists do not believe in the existence of God. Thus, atheism is not a matter of belief saying that God does not exist and it does not answer the other questions pertaining to other people 's belief in God. Atheism is just a mere rejection of different religions ' assertion that God really exists. In fact, many people just do not want to talk about it as they do not have the interest to further understand the religious and historical justifications of God 's existence. Then again, it is important to examine the atheists ' view of other religion 's belief, specifically, the Islamic religion, and provide a balanced argument about the existence of God based from the religion
Government shouldn’t support any religion. The state cannot discriminate against religion. The state is owned by the people, and it’s made by the people. In most countries in the world today, religion and the state are separated. A state should be neutral about religion.
International Relations: Term Report Social Context: Overview Secularism is a very broad term representing a variety of different contexts. In the social context secularism refers to freedom. Freedom in all aspects but particularly related to religion. One must have the fundamental right to choose his/her own religion and practice it in their own manner, one may believe in any sort of ideologies without any interference from external entities, however, religious ideologies are to be kept as an internal matter and not a public or state matter. As Mohammad Ali Jinnah once said: “Religion is merely a matter between man and God.” According to Hassan Nisar a popular critic who often critiques various political parties and systems, he believes that our system is like an engine or a machine, and a machine is always secular.
They are simply based on a whole bunch of concepts that we know to be true. This could be said in regards to God’s existence, as well. After all, McCloskey does state that, “most theists do not come to believe in God as a basis for religious believe, but come to religion as a result of other reasons and factors,” (McCloskey, 62). McCloskey believes that the arguments he makes individually cannot make a case for the existence of God. McCloskey argued against the three theistic proofs, cosmological argument, theological argument, and the argument from design.
Whereas the Mormons allow multiple wives because they believe it is God’s will. These differences highlight the how dissimilar marriage is in Islam and
Most religions doctrinally and dogmatically oppose wars. The New Testament, the Quran and the Hebrew scriptures call us away from warfare. But many people like Richard Dawkins who is the famous atheist would disagree. According to him, “ if there was no religion, there would have been no 9/11 attacks, no Israeli-Palestinian conflict, no troubles in Northern Ireland.” When it comes to war, many people believe that religion (e.g Islam )is the main reason for wars because it has particular resonance in the case of the most familiar yet most misunderstood religion. The concept of Jihad ( Holy War) has been used by many political and religious groups over the ages in order to justify various forms of violence.
Yet, if my moral are influenced by my religious beliefs, and I vote according to my morals, I don't really see a way to separate the two. However, I don't see the harm in this. After all, most people vote according to their moral beliefs, all of which are influenced by something. Is mine really worse than yours because it is instigated by a religious tradition. Many hugely admired and respected public figures have been religious; many widely ridiculed and feared ones have as well.
The fact that the people in the village believe that burning of dead or cremation is conservative and orthodox shows a conflict in cultures of the narrator and the imam of the village. Rather, Ghosh was pulled into an argument by the imam about the orthodox culture of India. To win the argument, Imam had to give up his identity. Now, as I had mentioned that Ghosh uses language to give an identity to his characters. Imam’s language should have been like ‘You should do this or that because it is right or wrong or because God wills it to be so’ but when he wants to win the argument, he says ‘you ought not to do this because otherwise you will not have guns and tanks and bombs’.