HUM130 Effects of Religion

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Cathy Bandelow HUM 130 Robin Rabiner Effects of Religion CheckPoint Religion is a part of every individual’s life. The effect of one’s religion may be determined by which domination he or she belongs. The country of Ireland has had many years of unrest and the clash of religions is the cause. Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants have been at war for decades. Many Irishmen and women have lost their lives by defending their beliefs. It is ironic that the Protestants are at war with the Catholics because Protestants is based on the Catholic religion, which both religions are a division of Christianity. One religion that is hard for me personally to understand is Scientology. It is unfathomable that an author, L. Ron Hubbard, decided to create a religion. It is stated the reason for the newfound religion was for the money. Scientologists do not believe that all illnesses can be treated with
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Unformatted text preview: medicine. The belief is mind over matter. The mind can overcome any illness. Recently, Jet Travolta, John Travoltas son, passed away from Kawasaki disease. The disease is treatable, but if left untreated heart complications can set in. Seizures are a very common side effect of Kawasaki disease. The thought of not seeking treatment for an illness is sad. God would not have given people the ability to find treatments or cures, to then have the available treatments shunned. Jehovah Witnesses also do not believe in some treatments for illnesses. One treatment that I can think of is blood transfusions. Jehovah Witnesses do not celebrate holidays, such as Christmas, Easter, and Halloween. Holidays are for family and a majority of holidays are celebrating Christ....
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