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    place of general acceptance and diversity. Now, the formation and implementation of religious accommodations can be well evaluated through the use of examples. Due to the need to ensure society’s protection of religious freedom and the school’s purpose to educate a general curriculum, the subsequent argument will accept accommodation if it protects a religious belief and it does not hinder the general education of all students and limit the school’s education of the particular student receiving the accommodation. This is the best way to optimize the function of democracy within society and the school’s purpose of creating a consistent knowledge base. This specific mandating system ensures that one does not dominate the other. Before specific examples will be discussed it is crucial to understand the logistics of such accommodations. Accommodated practices “which put public safety, health, or the human rights and freedoms of others at risk” and “which limit school polices cannot be accommodated for” (). It is important to consider the questions such as “are accommodations considered only for those who seek them out, or are they offered to the broader…

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    America’s Religious Intolerance “The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other,” by Princess Diana. The story of how the United States came to be is a well known story among many Americans. As history tells, many Anti-Federalists did not want to accept the US Constitution because it lacked a list of rights, which protected the people from a powerful government. Therefore, the Bill of Rights were formulated. The first amendment addresses the…

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    Many modern day conceptions of religion involve the idea that, in order to be religious, one must attend a religious service weekly or pray to a higher power before meals. Also, one must agree with and follow a certain set of beliefs laid out for them by their religious tradition of choice. However, some believe that religion is not a set of beliefs or required actions, but rather an experience, or collection of experiences, that changes the way one sees and feels about the world. Two such…

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    arguments and then present his analysis of them. That is what he attempted to accomplish in The Varieties of Religious Experience, which began as a series of lectures. Our purpose is not to provide a definitive treatise on the subject, but to identify some relevant questions, problems, and dilemmas. We will discuss the complex interaction between Religion and Psychology-one that embraces ambiguity and uncertainty in order…

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    First Amendment, and more specifically the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA), which established the “substantial burden” criteria. It true that both the First Amendment with regard to the religious freedom provision, and the RFRA have been used to support positions of discrimination. The drafters of the AFA crafted a provision that allowed individuals to continue to receive subsidized contraceptives, regardless the religious affiliation or leanings of aforementioned individuals…

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    are not a part of the dominant group deal with red-lining, which discriminates within the housing department. With red-lining those who are discriminating against do not receive housing. 5. They live in neighborhoods that have better protection and a better connection with the police. They believe that the police are there to protect them, unlike minorities. 1.8) If you were involved with organized religion as a child, have your ideas about religion changed? If so, how have your ideas of…

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    Religious Consensus

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    modern times; indeed, one could wonder whether it is at all possible to reach a substantive consensus with regards to the content of the norms that should regulate religious belief and practice (henceforth ‘religious norms’) in a way conducive to order and, simultaneously, to Muslim flourishing. In this essay I am going to argue that it is possible to reach such consensus, but only within a specific community at a specific time and in a specific place. I am going to maintain that there can be no…

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    Religious Leadership

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    Religious leaders can be described as an example of the optimal representation of virtuousness. But what does it mean and it take to be a religious leader? This paper will be an investigation/analysis of what it means/takes to be made into a religious leader, and how those attributes are directly connected to forms of observation and governance. It will be done by assessing the role of the Pope as the head of the Catholic Church. Within Catholicism, observation often correlates to God. Thus,…

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    Religious Schisms

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    importance of jealousy and envy for the development of religious schisms? Probably not, the examples however show that it certainly did play a role in what happened centuries ago that changes the geopolitical landscape until today. Furthermore the two schisms studied suggest that jealousy in a socio-psychological sense, as Sara felt it, fearing to lose her husband to another woman, might have inherently different consequences than envy over material goods, rights or privileges, as this paper…

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    Religious Accommodations

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    Your post has some very insightful points that truly sheds light to the importance of religious accommodations in the workplace. Essentially, since employees may experience conflicts between their employment obligations and their religious observations, employers are legally required to reasonably accommodate these religious obligations, unless the accommodation would cause undue hardship for the employer (Ghumman, Ryan, Barclay, & Markel, 2013). Moreover, your post has helped me to really see…

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