Pi Lifeboat

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What is it about religion that can bring people to do unimaginable feats, good or bad? In the ability to practice openly and freely, the simple belief can bring people together or tear them apart. Amazing things have been accomplished in the name of God. In the Life of Pi, sixteen-year old Pi survived seven months on a lifeboat with only his faith in God to guide him. Pi had always been a big believer in God. In fact, he practiced three religions, claiming that, “All religions are true.” (ch.23 pg.69). Even while stranded on a lifeboat, Pi found a way to believe and pray. This unwavering devotion was what led Pi to land and civilization after seven long months at sea.
Pi was born a Hindu, baptized a Christian, and he prays like a Muslim. It
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