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By Shankar Venkataraman

Humanity is an ever-floating sphere that's held in its place through definite associations resembling faith, politics and societal morality. during this fact trying out dialogue, the RJ's try and discover the reason in the back of religion's grip at the human brain. religion and ideology in dogma are peeled on a dish and laid out naked for all to view. what's the prognosis for blind religion and the way did the sufferer prove being during this ? subscribe to us as we play Atheist to the doctrines that experience lengthy blinded, in an try and discover the doctoring at the back of those divinities.

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Before we address these questions, we will look at some of the basic results underneath the questions. 2 confirmed that violent religious persecution occurs in all regions of the globe. Yet, even a cursory glance at the regional patterns suggests that persecution is much higher in areas that are predominantly Muslim. 1 confirms this suspicion, but also indicates that violent religious persecution is not high just in the Muslim world. In countries where Muslims or religions other than Christianity are the majority, religious persecution is reported in 100 percent of the cases.

43 But even a successful reregistration was no guarantee that it would not be revoked in selected locations. After multiple attempts, the Jehovah’s Witnesses were reregistered, but in 2004 the Moscow Golovinskiy Intermunicipal District Court found Jehovah’s Witnesses to be a “threat to society” and revoked the organization’s registration in Moscow. Not only did this ban its activities in Moscow, it also resulted in landlords across Russia revoking rental agreements with Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Salvation Army and others are facing similar challenges that are still not fully resolved.

Using dozens of sources besides the State Department reports, but relying on similar measures, the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found results that were nearly identical when they coded data for 2007 and 2008. Although Jonathan Fox’s (2008) Religion and State project used a different array of measures, when the measures are similar the results are again very close. Grim & Wike (2009). Religious Persecution the 2009 international religious freedom report for burma There was no change in the Government’s limited degree of respect for religious freedom [from 2008 to 2009].

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