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PERSONAL WORLDVIEW 2 Worldview refers to the way an individual perceives the world around him or her. It does not imply a presumption or story of life or the world’s assumption, but a reality. Worldview is the framework of beliefs by which an individual sees the meaning of life. It is a foundation of what an individual believes in his or her heart. The beliefs of a person can pose a significant influence in his or her health care decisions which may affect the delivery of holistic care (Jones, 2016). The primary obstacles to the acceptance of spirituality in healthcare include such concepts of philosophy as scientism, pluralism, and postmodernity. The primary objective of this paper is to discuss spirituality as well as the meaning of the various worldview concepts of scientism, pluralism, and postmodernity. Further, I will use Sire’s seven basic worldview questions to evaluate my personal Christian worldview in which I believe in the existence of God as the creator of heaven and earth and that is in it. Spirituality, Scientism, Pluralism, and Postmodernity Spirituality is a wide concept which encompasses an association feeling with an alternative that is beyond the reach of an individual and typically involves a hunt for what life means (Harper & Pargament, 2015). It offers meaning to the life of an individual and is broader religion. Spirituality is a concept which incorporates the relationship with a higher
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