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Unformatted text preview: typed because of their religion or their race or even how they look. Organized religion can promote ignorance which can be a cause for discrimination and a cause of hate crimes. (Ganly, 2007) A positive effect that organized religion can have is the unity it can bring between people. People in many religions will go out of their way to help others who need help. An example would be the Baptist Churchs at Christmas time adopts the children who have a parent in prison or jail so that the children receive a gift from the parent that is in prison the church also helps pay to send the kids to summer camp and back to school backpacks and school supplies. Another example would be when hurrican Katrina happen many voulenteers from differanrt churchs and organizations helped these familys out with food, shelter, even rebuilding homes. EFFECTS OF RELIGION 3...
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