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Religious Tendencies Essay

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Religious Tendencies
Religion, one little word that can spark the largest argument that one has ever heard. But what is religion? Religion is the act of believing in a higher deity or deities that can control the cosmos, or not believing. It is the way society is grouped based on who they suppose controls life. For example in the Christian religion people believe in the holy trinity. Over the decades society has evolved and with the advancement of science and math some aspects of religion have been disproved. Yet though all decades of time religion has survived and is still a predominate part of our society. Religion has been able to survive over generations of scientific and mathematical ...view middle of the document...

It is the basis of any human society. So by implementing it into the newly conquered land they are not only telling the native people what to believe in, but what is the right way to behave in their society.
Religion has been a major part of our development as a civilization. We have used it to explain things we logically did not have an answer to. We also used it to cope with situations we were afraid of like death. The underworld and heaven exist because humans created them. As a species we want to know what happens to our loved ones that depart this earth. Some believe they just decompose into molecules, like Christopher in “The Curious Incident of the Dog on the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon. While others believe we go to heaven or hell. We have always used religion to cope with episodes in our life we cannot understand.
Religion exists in today’s society because of people who believe and enjoy the serenity that come with it. Religion gives people a sense of calm and tranquility. It...

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