Week Eight - HUM130 - Discussion Question - One
Week Eight - HUM130 - Discussion Question - One fin571
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Discussion Question 1 There are clearly many differences between newer religions and older ones this is primarily due to the evolution and modernization of the religions These two components have brought about new methodologies in regard to globalization This in turn has fostered the advancement of technology which has served as a means to further spread new ideas and values to new regions Older religions have typically been restricted in that its ability to spread was limited however as the world advanced so did the ability and facility to travel and communicate on a larger scale These methods can currently be seen through the usage of technologies such as phone and Internet Additionally it is a commonality for people in all classes to own a television Religious messages and ideals are constantly being spread through this means Another distinction between newer religions and older ones is that the older ones are based on faith whereas newer religions are typically based on science Newer religions tend to be selfpromoting and formed on a basis of selfinterest These religions oftentimes take form in a cult or a sect of some sort or even a revitalization of an older religion Modernists tend to push for new religions and seem to conform to the present day s values morals and ethics these religions have been widespread There are still similarities between newer and older religions Most of these religions still have mirrorlike practices in the form of prayer focus incentives and purpose They also seem to believe andor worship a deity or deities Many newer religions have essentially built upon the older ones in order to satisfy the everchanging desires and needs of its congregants The older religions are still being practiced today nevertheless by people who adhere to the fact that modernization is not a reason as to modify a religion
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