religion

Religion is a hard concept to comprehend. It is showing us a different side to look at our life. Instead of having hard facts that can be physically proven, religion shows us to take a leap of faith and believe the impossible. In The Nature of Existence Charles Messer says: “Religion is simply a system of actions meant to give you access to God and Heaven. (eternal Life)”. In my faith I am taught that we are created by a higher being; God. That He is omnipotent and he loves all human beings, even if we do not believe in him and follow him. That he sent his only son, to die on the cross for all of us. Other religions may say the opposite: that there is more than one god and that Jesus was not the messiah. Some people say Religions are man-made world-views that help those in charge to control the masses. They are completely and utterly useless.”, but the only problem with this statement is that man also created science. Man has a lust for power and because religious leaders have so much power over so many people, others assume that religion is being used to gain power .Believing in something is a way of life. Everyone has some kind of belief system. We can believe that there is a God or believe that there is no God. This is the same as an opinion: we all have opinions on everything no matter what. If no one had an opinion then there would not be discussions or arguments.(Without this progress could not be made) Whether or not we believe in a religion or science or even both, there is a reason why we do. It is a way to explain things we cannot explain, it is a way to ease our minds from fear of the unknown and to explain away the unexplainable. For example, where we go after we die or if something miraculous or tragic happens in our life. We cannot explain these events, and therefore we look for answers in a higher power, whether that power is religion or science because as humans we do not like Uncertainty. There are three major religions that have differences and…