By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
Freedom of belief and religion does not mean the freedom to falsely accuse or persecute others. Those who use their beliefs to motivate or justify prejudice, discrimination, intimidation, assault, arson and murder against those of other religions are guilty of crimes against humanity. Let me...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
“There is only one true and right way.” Isn't that what we are taught as children? And as we grow we discover that this is not necessarily true ... in fact there is a multitude of spiritual and religious paths ... each as valid and...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
“Give me a child until he is seven years old and he will be a Catholic for the rest of his life.” This is probably one of the most well known quotes of the Roman Catholic Church's doctrine – and with reason. Because...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
There are many paths up the mountain – and in the end they ALL reach the summit ... these words signify the attitude of the Buddhist religion about all the spiritual paths that exist in this world. So this shows an attitude of complete religious tolerance...
By: Jennifer Boyd
Victomology is loosely defined as the scientific study of the relationship between perpetrator and victim although it does not just describe the relationship between the victim of a crime and the criminal but can also describe any human rights violations. Most often though the term...
By: Jerome Carter
Adolescents and young adults are often stereotyped as law-breakers or ‘troublemakers’. Based on crime statistics, these assumptions have some validity. Arrest rates are very low among some age groups (e.g. the very young and very old), while they are far higher in other...
By: Edgar Arold
Religion has an effect on different areas of life, if the religious person allows that to happen. One of these areas is the area of social values. Many people choose to have very moral, social values and their reasoning has nothing to do with their...
By: Olivia Kay
Religious socialization begins for most individuals at a very young age. People learn religion from their parents and other adults in their everyday lives. Young children adopt specific religions and religious practices because it was what they are exposed to. Parents and other relatives and...
By: Olivia Kay
Sociology of law, also known as legal sociology, is a sub-discipline of law that involves looking at law and the legal system from a sociological perspective. Those studying law from a sociological perspective look at why laws are made, changed and followed or not followed...
By: Jerome Carter
Revolutions- the overthrows of rulers or systems of government- are generally caused by a combination of weakness or divisions within the ruling establishment, combined with dissatisfaction among various other segments of the population.Many of the revolutions in history have been led by members of...

 

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