Essay on Can A Common Ground Be Achieved?

1706 Words Jun 20th, 2016 7 Pages
Can a common ground be achieved? Religion is a system of beliefs, practice, and worship of a supernatural power such as a god, goddess, or multiple gods. Religion, giving people hope, protection, and a sense of understanding is supposed to bring people together yet divides nations more and more everyday. Thus, believers of one religion claim to be more superior than another. Is there one true religion? The idea of becoming equal failed after wars, and the deaths that followed. One true religion is impossible to obtain due to the compromises that would have to be made and the common ground that is not found. Whether buddhist, or perhaps believing in the name of science, religion is a controversial subject. Religions intently play a role to an individual’s life, opinion, and reason, but does not declare anything among the general population. Although the Islamic religion seems to take up the majority of the population, sweeping 23% of the world, there is also a lot of hatred aimed towards the Islamic religion and the people that follow it. When some people think of terrorism, they assume it has to do with the Islamic believers--cold hard fact. Reality is brought to a worldwide audience when, “The growth and regional migration of Muslims, combined with the ongoing impact of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other extremist groups that commit acts of violence in the name of Islam, have brought Muslims and the Islamic faith to the forefront of the political debate…

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