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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC103H1
Professor
Greene
Semester
Fall

Description
SOC103 WEEK 9 NOV 23 , 2010 RELIGION Why are people religious? Karl Marx On religion: It is the opium of the people. His argument is that the people are drawn to religion in order to anesthetise themselves from oppression and all misdeeds of life. People have become less religious. But the belief that God controls things and intervenes things and stuff like that remains. Divine Control God has a determinative influence on an individuals faith. Our faith comes from what God has in store for us. Involves many characteristics to God. Heshe is our Father Mother. We have a personal relationship with God. God has explicit expectations of each of us and we all have a relationship with him. Some of the most benign feelings, events are divinely controlled, we believe that God plays a role in our daily life. SES SES= Socioeconomic Sta
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