Religious conversion

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  • Whitman Massacre Analysis

    article "Resilience Processes During Cosmology Episodes: Lessons Learned from the Haiti Earthquake," with James Orton, in the Journal Of Psychology & Theology discusses the influence of traumatic events on victims’ psychological and spiritual influences and the need for cross-specialty study. They compared their findings to that of a study done on the Mann Gulch Smokejumpers to gain perspective on human reaction during and directly after a life threatening event. When examining the 1993 flooding in the Midwestern United States, they also found that pre-existing religious connections influenced coping mechanisms in much the same way. O’Grady postulates that “these findings illustrate the interplay of the religious resources, beliefs, and practices… with religious attribution and coping….” Extending this link to resource situations allows the further connection between lack of resources and an increase in religiosity and conversion of the victim population. (O’Grady…

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  • Religious Conversions In Prison

    These conversions allow inmates to portray themselves in a prosocial light and help them to establish a sense of control in their current lives, regardless of their past. Despite the value of these conversions, maintaining a new outlook of one's self is remarkably difficult. This reading views religion in prison as a coping strategy as a good thing but it also infers that despite that, it may be difficult for inmates to maintain this religion and move forward. Kathleen J. Ferraro and Angela Moe…

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  • Ambedkar Religious Conversion

    Religious conversion: The ex-untouchables are ascribed with unclean, impure, polluting and untouchable identity in Hindu fold. Dr. Ambedkar awakens them regarding their derogative identity in the religious discourse. He exposed the Hindu religious system for their exploitations. The Tulsi beads, songs of Rama and pilgrimage to Pandharpur were useless for their material problems . He asked them to imbibe virtue, selfless service and spotless sacrifice. He addressed them as Dalits which is neither…

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  • Mike Pence Argumentative Essay

    stance on conversion therapy for homosexuals. Despite United States Surgeon General David Satcher issuing a report in 2001 stating that there is no valid scientific evidence that sexual orientation can be modified or changed with medical or psychological intervention, Mike Pence has involved himself in supporting efforts that seem to be linked to conversion, or “reparative,” therapy. Fighting conversion therapy is nothing new to the LGBTQ+ community. Since the early Freudian period, many have…

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  • Ethics Of SOCE Therapy

    developmental adaptation, or a disease by mental health professionals. Various forms of sexual orientation change efforts(SOCE) therapy or conversion therapy, including "electric shocks," would be used to treat or cure the disorder. However, in 1973, homosexuality was declassified as a disease by the American Psychiatric Association and removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(Vider). Nonetheless, although homosexuality isn 't considered a disease anymore, the…

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  • Blessings Of Solar Energy

    it is able to maintain our energy requirements easily. Many scientists have found that the best potential of solar energy is its use in industries and homes as a supply for temperature control. It is beneficial to be familiar with the previous demanding situations the solar industry has faced in the last couple of decades, to absolutely recognize the possibilities and potentials, as well as limits, solar energy now has. Some prevailing problems that existed in the past are still yet to be…

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  • What Were You Taught In Your Family About People From Other Ethnic Or Racial Groups?

    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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  • Adoption Of Solar Power

    plentiful energy on earth is solar energy, producing more than 10,000 times the energy the world needs. The Earth is constantly being hit with173,000 terawatts of solar energy (U.S. Dept. of Energy, “2012 Top 6”). With advances in solar technologies and government energy credits, a solar power circuit can be a clean and economical source of energy. There are many factors that have an effect on how efficiently a solar power circuit operates. Sunlight impacts different parts of the Earth…

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  • Community Garden Essay

    The purpose of this paper is to argue for the implementation of an organized community garden program at UC Santa Barbara by first establishing the potential effectiveness of horticulture at advancing access to fresh food and promoting personal wellbeing among the student population. In doing so, this paper will examine several key question regarding the benefits of agricultural production on campus and its feasibility. First, how much food could be grown on campus and how does this compare to…

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  • Helios Document Analysis

    This document includes information about the project Helios, which is a solar powered wrist worn fitness tracker. Within this document is a project overview, objective/goals of Helios, risks associated with the project and a project timeline. This is in order to ensure that the stakeholders: Kingston Steele, Don Heer, Rachael Cate and Akash Kannegulla and the contributors: Bridget Donohue, Maricela Valenzuela and Al-Khatab Al-Busaidi have the same objectives and understanding regarding this…

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