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The Importance Of Religion And Religion Around The World

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The world we live in today has been shaped by the beliefs systems that were used to govern, growing societies. Religion is connected to government in every culture across the globe. It is how the laws are made and it is the model used to determine what is considered acceptable behavior or morally right and wrong. In most countries, modern civilization, started out with very strict rules and guidelines, imposed upon them by whatever ruling class conquered a lesser militarily equipped civilization. In order to keep the newly conquered society under control the implementation of the conquering kingdoms religion was enforced by military might. The justification in doing so, would often be that the God or gods of the conquering nation was more powerful than that of the defeated kingdoms. Furthermore, solidifying that the new ruler-ship in place and their religion was in most cases mandated by royal decree. This is a direct example of how religion and government has become so intertwined in developed countries around the world include western civilizations. The very foundation of every successful kingdom in history know today was based on its ability to establish an organized religious structure. The Roman Catholic Church was this power until a new era of intellectuals brought about the age of Enlightenment. The age of Enlightenment, started in …show more content…

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  • Explains that the world we live in today has been shaped by the beliefs systems that were used to govern, growing societies. religion is connected to government in every culture across the globe.
  • Explains how religion and government have become so intertwined in developed countries around the world including western civilizations.
  • Explains that the roman catholic church established an organized religious structure until a new era of intellectuals brought about the age of enlightenment.
  • Explains that the focus on everyday life has shifted away from the idea that everyone needs to be governed under ity. some believe that most religious belief systems trick an individual to place his self in mental prison.
  • Explains that syria is a country torn apart and has been reduced in size by wars that have raged on for centuries. the conflict in this area is directly related to the religious beliefs and political influence
  • Explains that in syria islam is the main religion and has broken of the into other sectors that also don't agree with the other islamic doctrines.
  • Explains that the constant intrusion of different religious agendas in workplace practices and government makes syria difficult to conduct business with other countries and a turbulent place to live.
  • Analyzes how the influence of religion and government can be both beneficial and damaging, opening the door to extremist and dictatorships through nepotism.
  • Explains that patriarchal religious oppression on women and freedom of speech is the result of government's religiously motivated agendas.
  • Explains that religion is a powerful tool when backed by the ruling government system. it connects people to its government and business as the supreme authority ordained by god.
  • Explains that religious holidays and festivals are intertwined with political interests and business infrastructure in syria making it near impossible to separate the two.
  • Concludes that when strong biases have been formed through the influenced by religion and enforced by the government, laws will often fall short in delivering reasonable judgements due to out dated religious concepts.

The Sunnis, Shiites and the Sufis are example of the just a few of the different Muslim groups within Islam. There is much conflict, as how the country should be run, as all governmental offices, political agendas and business ventures are directly linked to the Islamic religion and its belief systems. Making necessary global business transactions, political growth, and military control very challenging. These areas in the middle east have much to offer in turns of business and oil and

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