Socio-exam 6.docx - Marry Beneche-Exam 6 1 Jonathan Haidt suggests that religion has a particular impact on individuals Identify what he says this

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Marry Beneche-Exam 6 1. Jonathan Haidt suggests that religion has a particular impact on individuals. Identify what he says this impact is, and then comment on the extent to which you agree with him. Jonathan Haidt search the reason spirituality and religion exist so invariably as well of the effect of religion. He stated that spirituality and religion are tools that we use to achieve self- transcendence, a fundamental capacity that every human have. Haidt relates human’s conscience as having two different levels which are the sacred and the profane. The expression Homo duplex defines both level construct. Sacred is the antonym of profane. Durkheim describes sacred as an object or value that unites individuals. Whereas, Profane, defines the secular matters, mundane, non-spiritual and commonplace that we interconnect with on a daily basis. This homocomplex is a fundamental part of humanity, allowing the self-slip experiencing a greater level of higher comprehension or meaning. Spirituality and religion provide dissimilar ways to maintain experience and self- transcendence this higher extent of sacredness. He compares it to a stairway. Religion erect an ascension from our foundation profaneness to a greater, altruistic and uplifted level of sacredness. Haidt stated that we tend to mislay self-interests upon maintaining that second level; molting the self in favor of consuming in a splitted, join morality. I believe the idea of spirituality as an instrument to self-transcends is very well set up, specifically within communities that are religious. However, I also believe there’s another part to

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