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Religion is a system of beliefs and practices that related to humanity, to spirituality and to moral values. These beliefs can center around deities, sacred texts, or guiding principles. The rituals, ceremonies, and shared practices are aimed to connect individuals with the divine or with a deeper spiritual meaning in life. Religious beliefs encompass concepts of God or gods, the afterlife, the soul, and the origins of the universe. Religious beliefs can also touch on morality, ethics, and the purpose of life. Religious practices are rituals, ceremonies, and observances that express and reinforce religious beliefs. They can range from daily prayers and meditations to elaborate festivals and pilgrimages. Throughout history religion has played a significant role in shaping societies, cultures, and individuals. On the positive side, religion offer: Meaning and purpose : Religious frameworks can provide individuals with a sense of meaning and purpose in life, answering fundamental ques

Effect of religious fundamentalism in the current world affairs

Religious fundamentalism is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon with a wide range of effects on current world affairs. Fundamentalism and extremism are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. Fundamentalism refers to strict adherence to the tenets of one’s faith, while extremism involves using violence or intimidation to promote one’s views. Fundamentalism can exist without promoting violence, whereas extremism often involves aggression or coercion. Some of the most significant effects include: Increased religious violence : Religious fundamentalists often justify violence in the name of their religion. This has led to a number of high-profile terrorist attacks, including the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the Charlie Hebdo shooting. Sectarian conflict : Religious fundamentalism can also lead to sectarian conflict, as different groups compete for power and resources. It damages social cohesion, by dividing com