Discursive Essay - "Religion’s Role in the Modern World Is It Too Strong?"

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Religion’s role in the modern World
Is it too strong? In the modern world religion is playing a large role, through the way it can guide and structure society too the way it can damage and wreck it. From terrorists using religion as an excuse for their actions and Jehovah’s witnesses refusing medical blood transfusion for children not able to choose their religion. The way religions can manipulate and force people into citations they may be uncomfortable with. Yet can change the corrupt and lost into a good citizen that benefits society. However, is the role of religion too large in an easily influenced modern world? With whole countries ruled by one religion and wars breaking out based on ones belief. Children brainwashed and others left ignorant of a world that can, yet, cannot help. In the twenty-first century religion governs whole countries, towns, communities. From the Middle East to a small American town, religion is everywhere. It is argued that religions tight grasp on the Middle East stops it falling into anarchy giving laws to abide by that gives a repercussion to breaking them stronger than those of a prison cell. On the other hand however religion can force one into situation that one would not be comfortable with. Making children take up a religion without chose brainwashing them into a world of ignorance and stubbornness. Religion gives benefits to society feeding children with strong morals, normally, respected of the states rules. Religions such as Christianity gives people purpose those lost in drugs can find a new life that will help others. Buddhism also helps create the perfect citizen in the sense that Buddhists do not wish to do wrong as the fear of after life is enough of a deterrent to stop them. However, where here it may benefit society in many other cases Religion is used as the excuse to wreck the society religion tries so hard…...

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