English II life of pi short write - Mar 27, 2014, 6-01 PM

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Unformatted text preview: N35: 1 Caline Nagg- Ms. Staves English n. l @ XW \ 7 Semmber 2010 Understanding of God Like Pi, I believe there is only one God whether you are Catholic, Muslim or any religion in between. In all honesty I do not follow a ‘rule book’ for religion. My faith and only my faith is what tells me what to believe in, to what extent, when and how. Personally, I believe a set of rules to believe in is forced worship, which shouldn’t be considered worship at all. Forced worship is something society has made to keep organization, and separate people into groups. We believe in what we learn as children, but when you get older your opinions may begin to change, as they did with me. As I grew, experienced life, and discovered so much more than what was told to me all of my life, questions arise. I consider myself a phigfsophical and very open minded persoa love learning about theories, and other religions, sometimes this poses a challenge in staying true to my religion. However, reminiscing on my perspectives of things, that keeps changing and developing, I do not see it as a problem whafsfejer. Faith shouldn’t be what you are told to believe iishould be what is powerful enough to make you believe; and if the things you or I choose to accept as true do not directly correspond with what your religion is preaching. it shouldn’t be a problem (in my opinion) because there is one God, that will guide us through our doubts, choices, mistakes, experiences, and life in general. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (Shakespeare). Allah, God, Christ, Yahweh, or any other name depending on a person’s beliefs, when really there’s one universal name for God: LOVE. ...
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