Soldiers killed their friends and compatriots because of the fight for power of their leaders. Religion has always played a major role in the development of human society. This is the main reason why it has so often been used for unjust purposes. The concept of war is in complete opposition to what Islam and Christianity teach their followers. Still, by different means, religion was and is often brought into play to cater for the interests of powerful people.
Witch Trials in the KKK, members work together as a band of brothers to seek hateful revenge on those that disagree on their beliefs, or those who have stood against the Klan. This often leads to much violence and even death. Abigail Williams, Mary... ... middle of paper ... ...a few years and way to many deaths the people became realizing what was really going on and attempted to stop it. The way the public reacted to the Salem Witch Trials was almost exact. They started accusing everyone they didn’t like of witchcraft.
Mary always held bitter feelings toward Elizabeth because Anne Boleyn treated Catherine of Aragon, Mary‘s mother, badly. To avoid angering Mary, Elizabeth “conformed outwardly to Catholicism,” but she secretly hoped and plotted to restore Protestantism. She was briefly locked up in the Tower of London, and was almost executed. The movie begins with the execution of three Protestant activists, ordered by Mary, illustrating her hatred and intolerance for Protestants. In order to avoid angering Mary, “Elizabeth continually had to proclaim her pious distaste for heresy.”(Jagger) In the movie, Mary ... ... middle of paper ... ...o about two hours, and make these two hours interesting.
Who knows maybe there was a bad crop that caused them to become sick. Maybe the trials were one big conspiracy. Since the Porters and the Putmans –the two largest families in Salem– were related to almost everyone in the town except each other. For all we know, one of the families could have decided they were tired of disagreeing on the future of the village and took matters into their own hands. Poisoning the minister’s daughter and niece, asking a relative or wife to act crazy around other people so they would believe said wife or relative was bewitched making them able to place blame on pretty much anyone they wanted.
He called his scholars in to try to trick her into committing heresy against the Roman religion so she could be put to death. However, she converted many of the Emperor’s scholars to Christianity with her eloquence and knowledge of religion and science. The Emperor became so outraged he had his scholars put to death and Catherine was tortured and thrown into the palace’s dungeon. The Empress, Maxentius’ wife, had heard of this extraordinary young woman. The Empress and the Emperor’s military general secretly snuck into the prison to meet and talk with Catherine.
This shows that religion places a mindset in its follower’s heads that leads some people to commit crimes against innocent people. Ruth further explains how certain religions deprive their followers from education, moral freedom, and many day-to-day tasks. Religion unites groups of people, but more importantly religion “[developed] stereotypes and even [created] rifts and tensions amongst people.” (Par. 6). Groups of people are discriminated solely because of the religion they place their faith in.
In a Catholic society, when a woman is not a virgin before marriage, her entire family is defamed in front of the entire society. Honor killing is “permissible” in such cases. But if it was only the Vicarios holding a grudge against Santiago, why didn’t the rest of the society bother informing Santiago about the planned murder? Why didn’t Victoria Guzmán, despite knowing everything, inform her master about his doomsday? Why did the Vicario brothers think that the Arabs were taking revenge from them?
Queen Mary I violently attempted to restore Roman Catholicism to an Anglican England during the 16th Century. She had every intention of returning Catholicism during her five year reign by marrying her Roman Catholic cousin and providing a Catholic heir. The Wyatt Rebellion caused her to burn over 200 Protestants at the stake, which earned her the infamous name “Bloody Mary” (Lindbuchler). The citizens of England loathed her and the Catholic Church because of this. Mary also took away the right for martyrs to publicly surrender which added to her unpopularity among her subjects.
Elizabeth wants to become the queen but since she is second in line to the throne she does not want to resort to the assassination of Mary, or to thinking about overthrowing Queen Mary. Elizabeth simply waits for her much elder half-sister to die. Edward VI is Elizabeth’s young and unhealthy half-brother. Edward actually is first crowned as king after their father dies. Since he was still somewhat young, he would’ve been able to be manipulated and influenced by others with royal ambitions.
People exchanged values, morals, norms and other factors of living. Throughout history, religions have collided and caused conflicts on disputes over beliefs, norms, and taboos. These conflicts caused intolerance of other religions and culture, thus also leading for people to persecute each other over the belief of being the right religion. Each religion has believed to be the righteous, and the one true religion of god. These believes still have a long lasting effect in our modern day lives.