What I Would Get Rid of to Improve Life in the 21st Century

1586 Words May 15th, 2013 7 Pages
What I would get rid of to improve life in the 21st century. For me I would like to get rid of religion to improve life in the 21st century. As we all know, most people think that religion is the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. Religious people mostly worship or believe in an omnipotent and diving being, have faith in them, do whatever they were told by it; they too, believe in the concept of omni-beneficient, which means that God is all-good. And now, in 21st century, the omnipresence of religion still can be seen anywhere. Religion had made war, and war had made monsters, scattered war around the world. Why do people believe in religion? Do they solace, save and …show more content…
Though religion may be that which determines the goal, it has, nevertheless, learned from science, in the broadest sense, what means will contribute to the attainment of the goals it has set up. But science can only be created by those who are thoroughly imbued with the aspiration toward truth and understanding. Accordingly, a religious person is devout in the sense that he has no doubt of the significance and loftiness of those super personal objects and goals which neither require nor are capable of rational foundation. They exist with the same necessity and matter-of-factness as he himself. In this sense religion is the age-old endeavour of mankind to become clearly and completely conscious of these values and goals and constantly to strengthen and extend their effect. If one conceives of religion and science according to these definitions then a conflict between them appears impossible. For science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary. Religion, on the other hand, deals only with evaluations of human thought and action: it cannot justifiably speak of facts and relationships between facts. According to this interpretation the well-known conflicts between religion and science in the past must all be ascribed to a misapprehension of the situation which has been described. I strongly believe that