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  • Cultural Issues In International Law

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    Introduction Human rights are understood as rights which belong to an individual as a consequence of being human and for no other reason. Hence human rights are the rights people are entitled to simply because they are human beings, irrespective of their citizenship, nationality, race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexuality, or abilities; human rights become enforceable when they are codified as Conventions, Covenants, or Treaties, or as they become recognized as Customary International Law. No one

  • Disadvantages Of Religion

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    Estelle doesn’t believe in religions and thinks that they were just a clever way to control the vast majority of people by a few men who took advantage of the masses and gained power and wealth through terrifying them of God whom they should love and fear, which is another paradox she couldn’t swallow, as how can you fear what you love. Gordon Douglas is another writer who dedicated a lot of his time and works to debating the need for religions. He summarized his ideas in three concepts, first

  • Sociological Perspective Sociology

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    (catholic versus protestant, Christian versus Muslim, mainline denomination versus cult) (Roberts, 1990). For the sociologist, beliefs are only small part of religion (Roberts, 1990). In modern society, religion is both a set of ideas (values, beliefs) and an institution (a set of social relationships) (Roberts, 1990). Sociology looks at religion in order to understand how they affect human behaviour, also the differences in beliefs not because they expect to prove their truth

  • Why Did Islam Spread

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    Despite its starts as a small and not widely practiced religion, Islam rapidly grew to an extremely widespread idea. It was not expected in the least, but Islam flourished quickly into a huge religion that is still practiced and followed today. When Islam first began, the way the world worked caused Islam to expand. Travel, trade, and simple conquest were no new idea, but they greatly aided in the prospering of Islam. The main factors that helped Islam grow were travel and trade, military conquest

  • Importance Of Diversity In Malaysia

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    live? Malaysia is a multiracial country. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 percent Malays,30 percent Chinese, 8 percent Indians and 1 percent of other ethnic groups. Malaysia is unique because of its diversity of races, religions and cultures, the stability of the country and many places of interests. Besides, there are many international achievements which are the pride of our nation. For the opening, harmony means the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent

  • Gandhi Autobiography

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    The book Gandhi An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth is a book that is written in a way that does not narrate Mohmand Gandhi’s life; but rather, it shapes a more interactive approach to not only educate readers, but to teach them the importance behind his philosophies. The book is structured in a way that shows readers the challenges that Gandhi faced and how these formulated his outlook on life. Moreover, he writes his book from a self-realization standpoint on how his teachings

  • Secularism And Feminism Essay

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    church and state (Bilgrami, 2014). In other words, Secularism is one of political theories, which emphasizes on a separation of religion and politics, yet it is important to note that it neither aims to weaken religions nor decline of religious beliefs and practice (Beaufort, Hägg & Schie, 2008). Instead, it aims to maintain a neutrality and equality of different religions with the state (Bilgrami, 2014). France’s society has been a secular republic since the French Revolution in 1789 (Jean-Pierre

  • Essay On Village System

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    village. Area Area act as a boundaries for the system of the village. It is a part of system which help to carry out activities that and also give a platform for the individual to stay and also come together when system needed. Area for settlement, religion place, crematory, assembly, common property land, playground, commercial purpose etc. Area act as a place for the functioning structural in the system. When the people gather around in one specific area for the purpose on development for the village

  • Reflective Essay On Persepolis

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    In the first chapter of the book, Marjane states that “I was born with religion.” Marjane was religious when she was very young. But there was a moment in the book that really caught my attention; when Marjane’s uncle Anoosh got introduced. Marjane only knew Anoosh for a brief period of time, and in that time, Marjane was very fond of Anoosh. Before meeting Anoosh, religion was a big piece of Marjane’s life. During the early chapters in The Complete Persepolis, Marjane talked

  • Essay On Kumbh Mela

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    Throughout the third quarter, the World Religions course has introduced to me several practices, traditions, rituals, and beliefs. One fact that I have learned in World Religions that surprised me the most was the Kumbh Mela festival, held in India. The Kumbh Mela is held every twelve years on a rotational basis in four of the holiest Hindu places in India. Only a couple months before the Kumbh Mela takes place, a temporary city is created from scratch along the river bank to hold over eighty-million