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    In fact, those who pursue wealth -- even if they do so successfully -- are generally less happy than those who do not pursue wealth. What is the cause and effect relationship between pursuing wealth and unhappiness? Interestingly, it is not materialism which causes unhappiness directly, but that unhappiness and materialism are mutually reinforcing mechanisms. He notes that people who have experienced true deprivation are those who, later in life, are the most materialistic -- for example, those who went through the Great Depression often were materialistic in later life. He then goes on to describe the evidence that insecurity breeds materialism, and that pursuit of materialistic goals fails to increase happiness, works against close interpersonal relationships, works against authenticity and autonomy, and works against the health and happiness of those with whom the materialistic people interact. He concludes with some broad suggestions as to individuals, families, and societies can break out of materialistic…

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    3 Categories Of Religion

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    talking about three different categories of religion. The first category i'm going to be talking about is called, Abrahamic. The first religion i'm going to be writing about is Judaism. Abraham is the founder of Judaism and this is a monotheistic religion which mean's that they believed in one God. Later in time God gave Moses the Torah to present it to the Jewish people. The next one is called "Christianity". Christianity was founded by, Jesus Christ who had claimed to have been the Son of God.…

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    Hinduism Vs Confucianism

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    Strayer talks about the world’s great religions and cultures in chapter four. Strayer argues that all the traditions within the second wave of civilizations emerged around the same time. Strayer also argues that the cultures of the Greek and Chinese did not focus on the unseen realm of the divine like the cultures of Indian, Persian, and Jewish scholars. However, these cultures were an alternative than the belief of multiple gods, polytheism. Two religion/philosophical practices Strayer compares…

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    Romney makes it clear that the religious beliefs that he had been intertwined into the government and that there is almost no possible technique that could be used to remove it as it is so connected to everything within the government of the United States of America. Romney does believe that no religion or faith should not dictate the government. Conversely, he also believes that the government should not dictate any religion or faith. A belief of Romney’s is that government and faith or…

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    Debate pertaining to religion is inevitable, and when it comes to whether or not The United states was founded as a Christian nation, the founding fathers didn’t have a straight answer. Although some of the founders put emphasis on the importance of Christianity, the nation as a whole cannot be classified as being founded as such. The constitution, the government, and the people all support the idea that United states was not founded as a Christian nation. The United States Constitution has not…

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    Throughout history, Islam and Christianity have both influenced the world today in many ways. Due to the spread of Christianity and Islam from their origin, there have been many similar and different beliefs and effects on politics. Islam began in 622 A.D. around the Arabian Peninsula spreading the belief of their founder’s will (). Islam followers are called Muslims, or “one who submits”. Muhammad was the founder of Islam. Muhammad and his followers consider himself as the “messenger of…

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    Change In Hindu Religion

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    Introduction With no particular founder, the religion of Hinduism dates back to the people of the Indus River Valley over five-thousand years ago. The earliest record of Hindu gods, goddesses and beliefs dating back to about fourth century AD. The basic gods, or the holy trinity, are Brahma the creator, Vishnu the protecter and Mahesh the destroyer, all of whom which are still worshipped and considered the Hindu trinity gods to date. Though traditions and customs may have changed over the yeas…

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    Position/Comparison Paper

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    Paper: All Religions Are Ultimately the Same? Introduction Six blind men came together to find out how an elephant truly looked liked by touching the elephant’s body. One man touches the leg, saying it is like a pilar. The second man is touching the tusk, describing the elephant as a hard pipe. The third man says the elephant is like a wall while touching the side. Another describes the elephant as a rope while grasping its tail. The fifth man touches the trunk and says it is like a tree branch.…

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    Hinduism Buddhism "Origins and Founders " "Oldest religion in the world No specific founder Brahman is the supreme entity and source of power. There are many gods and goddesses that embody each of his characteristics. " "Siddhartha Gautama established the religion because of the sorrow he felt for those suffering The purpose of the religion is to “enlighten” the soles of people who are lost He transformed into Buddha" "Deity Monotheistic Polytheistic " "Hinduism is polytheistic…

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    Deism Argument Analysis

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    An extremely intriguing, debatable, and common topic among political Americans today is whether religion has any place in government. Some will argue that it does; because the Founders had religious beliefs and standards, America should follow their example without ceasing. On the other hand, people will argue that there is no place for religion in government, because it interferes with and gives an unwelcome prejudice to political decisions, in a place where there is no room for biases.…

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