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monotheism
belief in one god
3 on God religions
Islam
Judiaism
Christianity
theism
a belief in a god of some sort
agnostic
"fence sitters" neither rejects or accepts a belief
Athiesm
first term used to describe christians by the Romans
hinduism
one supreme being;type of monism
henotheism
ZUES example type of polytheism but a focus on one of them
MATERILISM
believes what we know is true.
not in relation to owning things
secular huamanist
nonreligious world view: a philosophy or world view that stresses human values without reference to religion or spirituality
post modernism
Postmodernism describes the philosophy of examining the nature of meaning and knowing
cultural relativism
Someone observing cultural relativism tries to respect all cultures equally. Although only someone living within a group that shares culture can fully understand that culture, cultural relativists believe that outsiders can learn to respect beliefs and practices that they do not share.
koon bushmen
The term Bushmen has been given to a number of hunting and gathering peoples (San, Gikwe, Sekhoin, Kung) who live in southern Africa in or near the Kalahari Desert.
egalitarian society
believing in equality: maintaining, relating to, or based on a belief that all people are, in principle, equal and should enjoy equal social, political, and economic rights and opportunities
no word for violence in this society
postmodernism
the gradual encroachment of the "other" into what was once considered to be privilidged space