Understanding Other People's Religious Beliefs

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“I fully agree that all religions lead to one truth, the Absolute truth. There is One truth. There is only one Goal, but there are various paths. Each religion is right in its own way.” (Sri Chinmoy) It is the willingness to cooperate with individuals of different faiths, different customs and of different beliefs who you do not agree with without prejudice.
In the United States like in many other countries, the concept of religion in relation to acceptance, freedom and understanding is fundamentally a part of our culture as a whole. Federalists, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, drafted the Bills of Rights to the U.S. Constitution in response to the anti-Federalists such as Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry distrust in the idea of trusting Congress with our God-given or natural rights of the people. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” (Constitution) and although, over the years since the ratification of the Constitution, these rights have been twisted and turned to properly fit the social standards of the years by the authority, their basis remain an essential part of the underlying…

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