Thursday, August 27, 2020
CHIJIOKE MADUEWESI ID:9315 CHRISTIANITY In medieval Europe, significant effects from the fall of the roman realm despite everything exists today. One of these religion is Christianity, which has made an ardent impact on medieval Europe. Christianity has been a significant practice in Europe since the primary century. It represented more than 76. 2% of the Europeans. Christianity presented catholic houses of worship in medieval Europe. These places of worship set down significant impacts, which has is as yet supporting European nations till date.These houses of worship in medieval Europe fairly addressed individuals, that their spirits were considered in transgression, and furthermore, these evil spirits could be spared if just they apologized. This applied equally to everybody with no special case, including the lords and sovereigns. These houses of worship showed the European to be beneficent, a genuine model can be found in the Ã¢â¬Å"Story of woman GodivaÃ¢â¬ , where she was res pected by the populace for her foundation. The congregation additionally began schools in the west, an ideal model is the rulers school in Canterbury, that is as yet working today notwithstanding its Age (established in 596).The church, likewise Supplied medical clinics for the wiped out, faltering and harmed to be cooked for. These gathering of individuals, had their requirements gone to by the nuns and priests of the congregation. Once more, the congregation made accessible asylum for the mistreated and escapees. Islam, a religion with a solid interest for greatness any place it discovers its self. They served Ã¢â¬Å"AllahÃ¢â¬ , they took petitions intense, asking multiple times day by day, indicating their enthusiasm for uprightness and regard to Ã¢â¬Å"AllahÃ¢â¬ . Islam altogether were viable in various territories in the early periods of medieval Europe .They gave significant impacts in different part of Europe, as in, Art, design, innovation, language and numerous others. To start with, numerous words utilized in Europe were gotten from islam. These words are situated in significant sciences, for example, arithmetic, medication, material science and so on. A portion of these words incorporate; Algorithm got from Ã¢â¬Å"Al-khwarizmisÃ¢â¬ , Algebra from Ã¢â¬Å"Al-jabrÃ¢â¬ and so on . These words are as yet suitable today, helping the mathematicians detail conditions in Europe. Besides, Arabic schools were made in Europe, so as to help the muslims in Europe to peruse and write in Arabic.It likewise worked to train its language to individuals who are eager to change to an alternate religion. A few Arabic books, composed by incredible Islamic writers, helped significant improvements in medication and material science. Avicenna, a prestigious muslim writer, well known for his book by the name Ã¢â¬Å"The ordinance of medicineÃ¢â¬ which impacted European Medicine is as yet a standard clinical reading material in Europe. In this book, he raised the po ssibility of irresistible/infectious illnesses, that spread effectively from individual to individual through air-borne. This has helped specialists today to totally destroy or inoculate explicit bearers in Europe.Also, Muhammad ibu Zakariye Razi, acclaimed for composing books (reference books), realeased his book by name Ã¢â¬Å"The far reaching Book of MedicineÃ¢â¬ , which has painstakingly clarified the qualifications between specific infections, for example, measles from chicken pox, in this way, empowering the specialists to strikingly find the side effects that cause them, likewise, keeps these specialists from blending both. In material science, another famous writer, Alhazer, composed the Ã¢â¬Å"Book of OpticsÃ¢â¬ (Ibu al-ttaytham) it was profoundly prominent for its turn of events and impact on the hypothesis of vision and light, which has rolled out significant improvements in the optic universe of physical science in medieval Europe.In medieval Europe, Islamic express ions were exceptionally appraised and embellishing, accordingly, its high importation into Europe. Its plans included man chasing and carvings, which demonstrate antiquated renaissance workmanship, which has been incredibly recognized in Europe. In any case, it is entrancing to realize that, home materials, for example, covers and bloom container were acquainted with Europe by islam. These floor coverings demonstrated riches in Europe. They are still exchanged today, principally by the blue-bloods. In addition, medieval Europe embraced their thoughts of innovation from the Islamic world.These advancements incorporate, cosmic gadgets, created and refined by the Islamic world, which Europe respected and acquired. Different models incorporate; equipping in water tickers and yields. Rome, probably the best domain known, regarded for its savagery, armed force and rule. They impacted the medieval. They realized the appearance of cutting edge weaponry in Europe. A large portion of the Euro pean weapons were gathered from the universe of rome and changed into mass demolition gadgets. The Europeans exploited this, and utilized them in wars.Today, Europe despite everything has a standard class of weapons, utilized for insurance in fights. Besides, Roman human progress affected the way of life, language, design and the European government. As far as language, the Romans talked latin and latin is prominently spoken in Europe. They were likewise a significant impact of old style engineering. As far as religion, Constantine the incredible made Christianity a well known religion by limiting the murdering of Christians. Presently, Christianity is a significant viewpoint in Europe.Many of the urban communities directly in Europe were established by the romans and furthermore water framework works, for example, plumbing was presented by the romans in Europe. Numerous masterful works were gotten from rome, additionally, images and logos, for example, falcon wings, emblem regularl y on banners were gotten from Rome which European banners despite everything bear these days. At last, European guardians currently name their kids with latin names, for example, Paulus, Julius, maria and Julia and so on. This was a significant commitment from in European nations today.
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Saturday, August 22, 2020
Short Story on the Afterlife A Dream I Had About the Afterlife The previous evening I envisioned that I had kicked the bucket. It wasnt the typical sort of dream. It wasnt the sort of dream that you wake up captivated, apprehensive, or mournful from. It was an option that could be more profound than that. At the point when I kicked the bucket, there was no white light to stroll toward, no flight of stairs in the mists, no brilliant entryway on them, no great ensemble scoring all of my strides, as though every single one of them beat on the drums of fate, no heart, no enthusiasm, no inclination that each breath I took in my human life prompted this second, and that now my fantasies were materializing, and I was rising towards everlasting greatness. There was none of that. Be that as it may, similarly there was no dread. There was no nervousness, or frenzy, or sadness. The four feelings I had always connected with death. The feelings that had left my psyche disabled, examining different options in contrast to continually living with the large day perpetually approaching over me. Feelings that had rendered me futile, incapable to work, thinking about what we are doing on this planet, and why something as dynamite as life on earth, with its incomprehensible magnificence and capacity to act out human happiness, could have such an alarming and psyche desensitizing inverse as death, and how we could know so minimal about it other than at its existential center, it is only the nonappearance of life in a formerly living body. No. Rather than dread or elation, there was authenticity. In all honesty, there was no disturbance. I had kicked the bucket in a clinic, in a little room, my friends and family encompassing me as I lay in a bed floating off kindness of a serious ailment, as such a large number of have done before me, thus many will do after. As I blurred I felt my hardships blur too. I dont think we understand it when our lives are so occupied, however we generally have our troubles or issues at the forefront of our thoughts, we just dont notice them so much. I considered my loved ones. They clasped hands and wailed around my bedside, realizing they were seeing the last snapshots of my human life. I speculated that I ought to have been agonizing over them, how they would adapt without me, yet three natural words continued flowing in my mind. Life goes on. Life would continue for them. They would be miserable, yet they would discover conclusion, and afterward in the end it would be their opportunity t o go as well. None of these things stressed me. I had consistently contemplated life following death, and by this point I had acknowledged that I would either observe them once more, or that I wouldnt need to. I comprehended that adoration rises above life. And afterward it occurred; however it didnt happen quickly. All through life I had consistently envisioned that the snapshot of death would be like a sudden force blackout, where in a brief instant, obscurity would overwhelm everything. Be that as it may, it wasnt. It was a steady procedure and I wasnt very sure when life had finished, and whatever came next had started. Those around my bed started to leave the room. They left in a systematic manner, as though it had recently been chosen how they would do as such. Every one of them did so make a difference of-factly, and that was the principal sign that I may have ignored, as Im sure in ordinary conditions they would be crying and grieving wildly. Rather, every one of them simply left. Some of them held my hand before leaving, and others kissed my brow. And afterward, much the same as that, I was distant from everyone else, but for only a couple of moments. It was at this time I understood that I was seeing my demise out of body. I was remaining in the corner watching this occur, not lying in the bed. And afterward I understood that I presently had a reason. I sat at a table in the room. It was little and there were just two seats. The form of myself that I had quite recently been watching got up and sat at the table too. I was sitting over the table from myself. By one way or another investigating my own eyes and gazing back at them simultaneously. Just when you investigate your own eyes would you be able to appreciate your reality. And afterward we talked for what felt like 60 minutes, but it could have gone on for a thousand years in light of the fact that any cognizance that I had of time in my human life had blurred, and I started to believe that perhaps time didnt exist any longer. We discussed the existence I had lived on earth, about the connections I had framed and the emotions I had, what I had accomplished throughout everyday life, and what mark I had left on the earth. And afterward I asked myself what would occur straightaway, and obviously didnt know the appropriate response. Similarly as fast as I had acknowledged what my job was in my own disregarding function, I got confused considerably quicker. Furthermore, there I was. At a table with someone else, but some way or another totally alone all the while; with the most contemplated question ever, and not a solitary answer. I shut my eyes and took in. I took two progressively, long, comparative breaths, and I held the last one. I opened my eyes. And afterward I saw everything. Each dawn and dusk from each conceivable corner of the earth. Each blossom that had ever sprouted, each tree that had ever developed, each mountain that had ever been won. Each animal ashore, in the sky and in the seas. Each man who had ever constructed his fantasies work out and each lady who had ever achieved her most prominent accomplishment. Each new-conceived child that had ever been conceived, potential in their eyes. I encountered each vibe that would ever be felt, and saw each note that had ever been played, I tasted achievement, I smelled trust and in these things joined I saw the essence of God. I got up in my bed and scrutinized my own reality once more. As I compose this I am as yet ignorant of what my fantasy implies. I accept that we are more than skin and bones. I accept that our bodies are only vessels, and I accept that our spirits are continually longing to get away from them. I am uncertain of the hereafter, and I wonder whether this life on earth is essentially existence in the wake of death to a past one; that perhaps every life is a life following death and in every one we are guaranteed something other than what's expected for the following. I wonder how frequently I have kicked the bucket previously, I wonder how often I will bite the dust once more, and I wonder whether there is some conclusion to this cycle. The main thing we can make certain of is demise, for without death there is no life. There can't be one without the other, yet I don't accept that birth is the start and demise the end. Until it is my opportunity to get learned of what is close to come, I will simply continue dreaming.
Posted by Elizebeth Talbott at 11:43 AM
Friday, August 21, 2020
Blog Archive Beyond the MBA Classroom 40 Years of Wharton Follies When you select an MBA program, you are not just choosing your learning environment but are also committing to becoming part of a community. Each Thursday, we offer a window into life âbeyond the MBA classroomâ at a top business school. The Wharton Follies is both an annual musical comedy production that pokes fun at MBA life at Wharton and one of the schoolâs largest clubs, and it affords students the opportunity to shine in both creative and business roles. Entirely written, produced, and performed by students and boasting a six-figure budget, it is one of the largest and longest-running such productions at any graduate program. Follies has run at Wharton for four decades and typically features prominent members of the administration (including the dean, vice dean, and director of admissions) and popular faculty members in cameo appearances. The specific theme changes every year. The theme in 2016 was âBack to the Follies: 40th Anniversary Showâ; in 2015, it was âThe Huntsman Hangoverâ; and in 2014, it was âThe Book of Wharton.â In addition to a live component, the Follies typically involve a number of video sketches, such as 2016âs â40 Years of Whartonâ and 2015âs âBusiness School Stereotypesâ. In 2014âs âLord of the GSR,â a play on Lord of the Flies, a group of students become trapped in a graduate study room. The 2013 sketch âMBAs Assemble a Malm Bed from IKEA,â which depicts students from various top-ranked business schools proposing different strategies for furniture assembly, is especially notable, with nearly 100,000 views as of this posting. A second year with whom we spoke explained that part of the appeal of Follies is that it âshow[s] off student talent that you wouldnât otherwise be able to witness.â For in-depth descriptions of social and community activities at Wharton and 15 other top MBA programs, check out the mbaMission Insiderâs Guides. Share ThisTweet Beyond the MBA Classroom University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
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Monday, May 25, 2020
Sample details Pages: 4 Words: 1309 Downloads: 10 Date added: 2017/06/26 Category Public Relations Essay Type Argumentative essay Did you like this example? Why teamwork is important Obviously we are referring to teams that cooperate and produce outcomes, teams that hit their mark; teams that work. We are referring to consorts, to bands of partners and to associates bound within a vision. This kind of teamwork is of prominent importance. An obvious, maybe rhetorical and definitely self-evident thesis that all of us share. In this text lies a venture to inductively disseminate, support, analyze and qualitatively define the underlying mechanism and the intrinsic meaning behind and beyond the self-evident nature of this statement. The goal of nature is abundance, whereas in business it is growth. These two concepts are different aspects of the same. Growth in business is an indicator of abundance, it is the tangible statement that we are doing things right and if this growth is sustainable, that we hold the one-way ticket to our organizationÃ¢â¬â¢s permanence. There are many quantitative methods to regulate and s crutinize growth whereas it is one of the main anchors of notice with respect to financial analysis. At the same time corporate finance has appointed a discrete knowledge segment on sustainable growth. GreinerÃ¢â¬â¢s growth model, an effective qualitative instrument in managing said growth, the object of yet so many of our activities, analyzes six distinct phases that have to be monitored in order for an endeavor to grow and overcome respective crises and threats. All phases contain constituents wherein teamwork is important, but in the last two they are an absolute prerequisite, as growth is defined within these two phases by the responsiveness of teamwork and they are coined as Ã¢â¬Å"growth through collaborationÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"growth through alliancesÃ¢â¬ . If we should seek out growth for our organizationÃ¢â¬â¢s survival, thence we can only imagine the importance of teamwork, for the latter is a sine qua non of growth. One of Peter DruckerÃ¢â¬â¢s most famous quo tes is that in order to respond and perform in change we need joint performance through common goals and shared values, among other things. These shared values can be observed in the core of many successful management models, such as Mc KinseyÃ¢â¬â¢s 7s framework: six separate elements orbit around the ever-important shared values that are our basic intangible fuel. For Geert Hofstede culture is the software of the world, and one of the major dimensions of culture is the track of individualism vs. collectivism. In the 70Ã¢â¬â¢s and 80Ã¢â¬â¢s American business was bent on finding out why Japanese operations are so successful, only to return with one definite and uncontested result: teamwork. When the world of business realized the necessity of departing from unequivocal Taylorist ideals and started to shift towards the human relations school, only a few main concepts were rooted in this change: those of employee involvement, synergies and socialization. Again, the force of t eamwork proved to provide the muscle for this evolution. Nowadays more than ever teamwork is considered as the main incentive vessel for employee commitment. Excellent firms hold a mechanism in place to promote group problem-solving and teamwork arrangements, whence the plurality of successful US firms is utilizing autonomous work teams to guide its everyday operations. Learning organizations with enviable core competencies and sustainable competitive advantages cannot come into being without a culture of sanctioning and promoting teamwork. As we can extract thus far, science has evolved to consider teams very important and successful business has put these ideas into practice. But maybe the scope is a bit broader. Maybe teamwork is important for life. Teamwork is about sharing (goals, workload, issues, all that is good and not so good, productive and counterproductive, functional and dysfunctional) and sharing is all about expression and truth: if we do not share our thoug hts, ideas, emotions and efforts then they rest enclosed in the individual that is us, do not enter the sphere of the explicit and thus, are not incarnated into the real. Sharing is the first step and the gateway to materializing our inner self and by extension our dreams. Sharing effectively and communicating with good faith are the vessels towards true and individual expression in this world. If we are interested in life and not in mere survival, thence sharing will provide the passport. So in this analytical approach we can already indicate an outstanding antithesis: in order to be individualistic and leave our personal mark in this world we need to share, we need our crew and we need to be players of a team. The argument above is further strengthened by the fact that human beings are nonetheless paradoxical creatures. We long to feel part of something bigger than us and at the same time that we alone are critical within a system. Teamwork provides the practical solution to th is basic paradox of man. We should as well need to rewind a bit and go back, back to the why and the what. Talking about humans and teams, reference should be made to the titan of all teams, that of family. A family has clear roles, purpose and beyond that, is the basic distinction of the human species. Some million years ago in Hominids, a strange thing occurred. The female lost its estrus, or at least the same estrus that was shared with the rest of the mammals. Thus dawned the era of romantic love, whence a female is able to select her partner based on her personal wants and not due to the predicate of nature. At the same time man is able to provide for this basic unit of existence, his family and both mom and dad can be there for their child, to nurture and educate it for its life to come; through teamwork. This fact that is true up to and including the present day is the basic comparative advantage of the human species. Without a doubt we can state that our existence and sur vival is owed to teamwork. So we can conclude that the thesis Ã¢â¬Å"teamwork is importantÃ¢â¬ is an obvious understatement as it turns out, for teams are not only important in business; teams make up the reason for success in life. We may go so far as to state that teams are of such importance due to the fact that teamwork is a necessity clearly inscribed in our genome and materializes as one of our basic needs, equal to that of food and shelter. In a ship, we have an up to a fault (that is, for its totality lies isolated for a specific time frame) well-defined system. Within its hull there are individuals working and living towards a common purpose, that of the journey. Beyond its physical boundary, even in clear skies whence Aeolus and Poseidon are very merciful, lies the abyss. This within itself provides the manifestation of the distinction that governs the maritime industry (and is a fact that follows each maritime firm even within its brick and mortar installations a nd terrestrial activities); to return to our first point, if within these well-defined boundaries there not lies a family (with clear structure, size, roles and obligations but a family nonetheless), the journey and thus the mission will not proceed as streamlined. The intricacies of this dynamic synergy strike a sensitive chord within us as they border on the ideal. Science and technology are able to provide the medium to further our understanding and to optimize nearly all constituents of our industries, but without grasping that humans are core and that teamwork is all that makes us human, any application will be sterile. Effectiveness cannot surface without the aid of a team and collectiveness. This is true for all industries, but does not hold the same weight for each and every one, for there are some human activities that teamwork comprises an essential catalyst for success. The ancient quote that unity makes strength is of distinguished fortitude whence reflecting the mari time industry. DonÃ¢â¬â¢t waste time! Our writers will create an original "Why is Teamwork Important?" essay for you Create order
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Thursday, May 14, 2020
Along with their successors, the Reagan and Thatcher governments influenced American and British politics for the majority of the 1970s and 1980s. They both agreed for free-market economics and were disapproved with the Ã¢â¬ËGreat SocietyÃ¢â¬â¢. The political change created new variety of social policy commentators which included crime and justice. Individuals differed politically. Individuals who were on the right were supportive towards free-market criticisms on previous measures compared to those individuals whom were on the left who were critical of free-market economics and related political concepts. They were also critical of what they believed to be unhelpful (Newburn, 2009). In criminology, Ã¢â¬ËrealismÃ¢â¬â¢ is involved with the view that Ã¢â¬ËcrimeÃ¢â¬â¢ is the outcome if known real-world causes. Realists are concerned with the forces that lead to crime perpetration instead of with how crime is defined. Right realists whom are inspired by James Q. Wilson (1985) argue that a lack of self-control is what causes crime. Individuals commit crime because they are rewarded with financial, material or emotional rewards. Left realists whom were inspired by Jock Young argue that interactions between social actors such as the police, the public, victims and offenders cause crime. In YoungÃ¢â¬â¢s view, the effectiveness of policing is shaped by the link between the police and the public. The power of crime is formed by the link between the victim and the offender (OÃ¢â¬â¢Brien and Yar, 2008). Left realism is aShow MoreRelatedGeorge Thatcher s Influence On British Politics1884 Words Ã |Ã 8 PagesMargret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1935. She went to college at Oxford University where she received a degree in chemistry. Later on she went to study law where she then was able to pass the bar. Years later, she ran for position in parliament and loss. After this lost, she went on to have kids and focus on her family. 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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
For Every Action, There is an Equal and Opposite Reaction Foreign policy can be a slippery slope, itÃ¢â¬â¢s difficult to have a policy between two diverse countries where their beliefs, values, and cultures are entirely different. As a result, when countries are entwined within a foreign policy, the decisions made may only benefit the very few people at the top. Unfortunately, when the leader of a country only takes their needs and wants into account and disregards policies to help make their country better domestically, problems will arise. As we saw through Taken Hostage, the tension of foreign policy between Iran and the U.S. was not a result of just one action, but instead the result of actions over the years. The Iranian people already hadÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦Although the hostage crisis took place in 1979, the disapproval of the United States and Iran foreign relations took place over a century before the overthrow of the embassy. A major threat to the United States was the fear of the Soviets spreading their communist beli efs internationally. Due to this, the United States came to conclusion that the best way to stop the Soviets was to use a containment strategy (Cold War Intervention 1954). This entailed the United States doing what they thought was necessary to stop the spread of communism. Unfortunately, the prime minister of Iran at that time supported Soviet beliefs along with the idea of nationalism. The nationalist beliefs of the prime minister gave him the idea of nationalizing the Britain and American owned petroleum refineries in Iran, and god forbid someone touches the U.S. oil. With the fear of Soviet communism having an influence on Iran, the United States successfully completed a covert CIA operation that overthrew Mossaegh. Thus, replacing him with a pro-western Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who despised the Soviets just as much as the United States. With the new anti-communist Shah in place, the fear of the Soviets influencing Iran had finally subsided. However, even though the Unite d States needs were satisfied, American intervention with Iranian affairs was deeply resented. By the time of 1970 the Iranian people
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Word count 1351 Dawkins Analysis Science vs. Religion The following commentary investigates Is Science a Religion a piece written by Clinton Richard Dawkins, better known as Richard Dawkins, a British evolutionary biologist. Dawkins does not hesitate to share his views having authored several best sellers such as The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, and The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing, as well as several others (ibid). In 1996 The American Humanist Association whose slogans include Good Without a God, and advocating progressive values and equality for humanists, atheists, and free thinkers named Richard Dawkins Humanist of the Year (AHA). In response to Richard Dawkins piece, Is Science a Religion Dawkins wasted no time in his attack on faith insinuating the Aids virus and Mad Cow disease are less threatening to humanity than faith. Dawkins persist claiming, faith is one of the worlds greatest evils(l), Dawkins rapture continued on as he compared faith to the infectious Smallpox virus exclaiming faith would be harder to eliminate. We will write a custom essay sample on Science vs. religion or any similar topic specifically for you Do Not WasteYour Time HIRE WRITER Only 13.90 / page To further exploit Dawkins opinion he refers to faith as exceedingly dangerous and deems faith to be a brain virus. What is faith? To quote Mark Twain Faith is believing what you know aint so. The belief in the unknown, a person, place, or idea of which is not tangible and lacks any kind of factual evidence. Yet as Dawkins states faith is the principle vice of any religion(l). Could it be possible that organized religion is a way to control its faith driven believers? After all is it not true that God has done evil to people that have not followed his orders? For instance lets take a look at a couple examples. The Third of the 10 Commandments: You must not misuse the name of the Lord your God. In Ezekiel, Zedekiah makes a solemn oath made in the Lords name. When Zedekiah breaks that oath God said for breaking a solemn oath in the name of the Lord I God will capture Zedekiah, and put him on trial for treason and have all his best men killed. Did those men deserve to die? Is it right to punish and those men for another mans mistake? I think not. The seventh of 10 commandments: You must not commit adultery. In Samuel 2 David commits adultery with Bathsheba and gets Bathsheba pregnant, as a result of their punishment David and Bathshebas son dies. (Lee Andrew Henderson Yahoo Voices). This is not fair punishment, an innocent child put to death for anothers mistake. Not the kind of world I would want to occupy. Your life is at stake every time you interact with someone. How can anyone find it fitting to have faith in all this cruelty? It all Just appears to be too much evil to contend with. On the other side of that coin one might tend to agree with Dawkins when he says, Given the dangers of faith(l). I immediately thought of working mothers and the dilemma they are faced with when going back to work after having a child. Every mother on this planet, ho has had to leave her infant or toddler with a babysitter in order to go back to work, has had little but faith to carry her through her shift. For at that moment faith is all she can count on in hopes that she has made a wise decision in choosing a babysitter that will care for as well as, protect her child from harm. At a stressful time such as this even if one is not religious you can bet these new mothers are praying to God asking him to watch over her innocent child. There may not be anything scientific about this situation concerning faith, however, sometimes in life faith is all you have. One may not be able to grab it and hold on to it, although certain situations require you believe with all your heart that faith will carry you through, and more times than not it will. When someone came forward at one of Dawkins lectures and said, your science is just a religion like ours. Fundamentally, science Just comes down to faith, doesnt it? Dawkins replied Well science is not a religion and it doesnt Just come down to faith(l). Carrying his reply forward Dawkins assured his audience of the fact, science is based upon verifiable evidence. Religious faith not only lacks evidence, ts independence from evidence is its pride and Joy, shouted from the rooftops(l). Doubting Thomas, on the other hand, required evidence(l). As for the other apostles they were held in high standard, as without doubt, their faith was enough for them. Dawkins explains the reason for the comment referring to science being a religion. He feels he is hit with such comments because as he put it because I believe in evolution. I even believe in it with a passionate conviction(l), announces Dawkins. Dawkins claims science to be one of the most moral and honest disciplines in the orld today. With that being said it would appear that one must have faith in the reporting of evidence. James Randi a Canadian American stage magician and scientific skeptic best known for his challenging the supernatural, psychics, spoon benders, believe these kinds of people are paranormal trickster, and continue insinuating that scientist are fooled by these tricksters because of there deliberate dishonesty, in which scientists do not anticipate. In other words, ne is trying say that all scientists are 100% honest and on the up and up. That is hard to swallow. What is science? Science is most definitely based on a process known as the scientific method. The scientific method requires that the theory be testable. If the theory cannot be tested it cannot be a scientific theory. First is researching a phenomena by observation, formulate a hypothesis, test the hypothesis through experiments, establish theory based on repeated validation of evidence. With this evidence of validation, being available for the world to see via the internet and a library full of books there lays information in detailed explanation as to where the uman race came from, the world and its scientist have finally reached the point in which there remains no logical argument as all signs and research results scream Darwins natural selection theory to be valid. We no longer have to wonder how we came to be, despite color, race, or religion we humans that walk this earth are here as a result of evolution. This also applies to any living organism that can be found on this space we call earth. There may be a lot of opinions regarding Richard Dawkins some good some bad. His opinions regarding religion however maybe true or may not. One thing for sure is that if there is a Heaven and Hell we cannot come back and report on it. Nevertheless, that does not discount it as a possibility. I will believe it when I see it; this is my view on Heaven and Hell. Unfortunately, as a society we have that divided we stand outlook on science verses religion, its as if the believers of faith and the believers of evolution are football rivals, and neither side wants to lose the big game. From the view of the faith team, it is understandable that they want so much for the bible and all its promises to be valid. I mean who wouldnt ant to live a luxury existence with streets paved of gold. Or be welcomed with open arms at the pearly gates by their family members, of whom they have not seen in who knows how long. Viewing from the eyes of evolutionist, must be frustrating at the very least, especially all the work and long hours to provide factual evidence to the people only to be shunned. The school system teaching Creationism and not the Theory of Evolution is a straight slap in the face. Curiosity gets the best of me in the wonder of how many generations will it take before evolution is accepted as the answer of how did I get here.
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