Studying Religion: Why Bother

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My ideal outcome with respect to this course is: develop a background of knowledge with association to religion in order to evaluate people’s actions and statements; advance my professional characteristics by refraining from acting bias when approached with a religious dilemma; reduce my ignorance by educating myself on how to act appropriately around people who follow various religions. In the video “Studying Religion: Why Bother?” it mentions that religion can influence people’s thoughts as well as feelings, motivates strong actions, manipulates someone into using religion for scare tactics, in addition to allows someone to justify their actions based off their religion. To that end, in today’s society, people should study religion because
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