In a sense it is hard for me to bring myself to the idea that I should thank

In a sense it is hard for me to bring myself to the

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builds on our own foundation. In a sense, it is hard for me to bring myself to the idea that I should thank God for something that I spent time, money, and labor for. The same is true for gifts that I give or receive from someone else. I find it most appropriate to appreciate a person for a meal or help rather than God who motivated this person to be in my company. I do not find it odd to see connections in our physical world and the spiritual world, but I think that there are times where religion is appropriate, and there are times where I wonder if we are truly anxious about the judgement we may receive in the afterlife. Article 1- “What is a worldview and why is it important to me?” Has your answers to either of the first two questions changed after reading article 1? The analogy of a worldview home and the structure and framework of the house are interesting to add to a topic like religion. It is a concept that few can think about because the
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PERSONAL WORLDVIEW & BUSINESS ETHICS 4 subject on preexistence is a luxury. In Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs, the need for self- fullfillment is hardly satisfied because their basic needs must be met first. Many people in our world lack the resources to get food, water, or security which makes the topic of preexistence or creation insignificant. The origin of life is simply not relevant, or so it might seem. With this article, it might be hinting at the strong religious pull on culture that would help struggling people find their way through their situations. With a framework and a foundation on which to lay their beliefs and values, their worldview can thrive. I still believe that people should learn from the stories of Christ and his disciples to create goodwill within themselves, but I feel like the article has an interesting introduction about worldview that I didn’t think about before. Do you believe in absolute truth? Is there more than one way/religion to understanding absolute truth about God and the meaning of life? There may be no absolute truth in religion. There are no absolutes in the way we think and perform tasks, only perceptions and opinions. Everything that a person does is situational and is relative to something else. Even the statement that there is no absolute truth is an absolute statement and can have no absolutes. In the bible, Moses etched in stone in Exodus 20 that, “Thou shalt not steal,” and while this commandment is held in the highest regard as a sin, the act is justified when in self-defense or when starving to death. Where there is wrong, there is someone to debate its truth. In the debate of religion and God regarding absolute truth, the creator is depicted as a human like creature which is justified in Genesis 1:27 when it stated that God made us in his own image. The bible in truth, is a book of stories, passed down for generations first by word of mouth in a different language to the book of old English translation that we have today. The stories themselves can not be absolute because human error has changed them. We can only hope to interpret what we have been given and pass down what we believe to
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