Buddhism is considered to be one of the oldest religions that is still being practiced today. It spans many decades and it does not seem to be weakening at all. Buddhism was founded by a man named Siddhartha Guatama Buddha who was born in 563 B.C.E. Siddhartha was born into a rich family and studied under many religious teachers but did not seem to find any of the answers that he was looking for. He tried everything that his teachers told him to do such as meditation and fasting but none it seemed to work for him. Finally, he seemed to discover what was known as the way of moderation or the middle path which is an honest way of l...
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...nt and trash on other religions. Although it sounds like religion has embraced the internet in reality it really hasn't since according to Susan George's article “Religions in the 21st century” must religions don't fully embrace the internet yet since they feel that in order for someone to experience the true benefits of religion one must have contact with other followers in person because the internet lacks the “human” element of religion.
In closing, South Koreans are very practical people that follow many different religions, each having its own belief. What was once a country that mostly followed just one religion and killed anyone who chose to belief something else, South Korea is now a place where you don't have to worry about what religion you follow. Everyone has their beliefs and thanks to the internet they can be closer to their religion than ever before.
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