It even led to the Indian government issuing an advisory warning about the dangers of traveling to Melbourne. My first steps out of fundamentalism were profoundly frightening and I had frequent thoughts of suicide.
How to Unify World Religion The Reconciling of the Religions of the World with each other and their eventual Unification will be a goal with far reaching consequences.
Religion and the Religionist We can present to the already religious a religiosity that is substantiated by Science instead of being contradicted by it. Which includes issues relating to ecological destruction, resource depletion and atmospheric change, i.
Also one that is closer to the original uncorrupted truth behind Religion. The answer comes from the return of the Esoteric Inner Mysteries of Religion which contain the Core truths of Religion. Religion must act as the cosmic salt which prevents the ferments of progression from destroying the cultural savor of civilization.
Like both law and politics, religion can be used to defend the oppressed and to oppress the defenceless. In the past, the notorious policy that led to the Stolen Generation was practiced. However as we will be demonstrating later in this Chapter, there is a tight relationship between the Problems of the World in the realm of pure ideas and the more apparent ones facing humankind.
We explained how what happens in this more abstract realm of pure ideas affects the formulation of Ideologies which in turn can impact on the Social, Economic, Political, Environmental and Ecological Problems of the World.
Furthermore ideas can be communicated and thereby inspiring more and more people to take action. Weakness of Institutional Religion The problem of corrupt religion has attracted the criticism of many prophets and saints.
But the picture is much more complex than is often implied. His religion was danced out rather than thought out. In the case of the Atheist and worse still with the Militant Atheist, then the idea of reviving Religion for them may seem like an obvious contradiction in terms.
For it is ideas that become Ideologies and Beliefs which become manifested as Organized Religion or implemented as Political, Social and Economic Policy, which in turn is the source of the Environmental and Ecological problems of this World. Peer ratings can be biased by stereotypes, and indications of a persons group affiliation are sufficient to bias reporting.
So for instance a Fundamentalist Christian will more often than not believe in the idea that the world was literally created in 6 days and that there was literally a Garden of Eden where lived Adam and Eve and from whom every human being alive today is descended.
The relation between religion and politics continues to be an important theme in political philosophy, despite the emergent consensus (both among political theorists and in practical political contexts, such as the United Nations) on the right to freedom of conscience and on the need for some sort.
They are anchored to the Iron Age. This pits them against change in a never-ending battle that consumes public energy and slows creative problem solving. 3. Religion makes a virtue out of faith. The main teachings of many the world's most popular religions are to spread peace, love, and kindness, yet each of these religions cannot seem to refrain from arguing, attacking, and scapegoating each other.
Religion will definitely not reach all young people nor will the church solve all the problems of a neighborhood. Secondly, those of us who have been involved in faith-based urban programs since the s know they have been effective and have seen the difference between the behavior of faith committed and other urban youth.
As Kile Jones 1 wrote in his essay on defining religion that was once included in our section containing visitors' essays section: "It is apparent that religion can be seen as a theological, philosophical, anthropological, sociological, and psychological phenomenon of human kind.
Importance of Religious Beliefs to Ethical Attitudes in Business Tisha L. N. Emerson [email protected] Importance of Religious Beliefs to Ethical Attitudes in Business articles have addressed the issues of workplace spirituality 6 and the integration of.The problems of religion as seen