RE - Religion and the Multicultural Society.

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What are the arguements for religion and politics mixing?
Politics may be less corrupt and immoral, religions have teachings about public issues and when religious people got involved in politics in the past it has lead to good things.
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What are the arguements against religion and politics mixing?
It won't work well in a multicultural society, it can create conflict between MP's who are religious and religion should focus on spiritual issues rather than politics.
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What are the advantages of having a multicultural society?
Increases tolerance and understanding towards others, Brings in new ideas and skills and creates a greater variety in culture.
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What are the disadvantages of having a multicultural society?
Could create a misunderstanding or prejudice towards groups, creates segregated groups leading to increased tension and causes a clash of cultures.
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What is the problem with state religions?
If the country is multicultural then it may favour a certain religion over the others.
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What are Blasphemy laws?
Laws against actions or words which are considered offensive to god or sacred things.
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Why do people immigrate to the UK?
For a higher standard of living, for a job or because they think Britain is a nice place to live.
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What are some of the reasons people may be against immigration?
Some immigration groups don't integrate well into the community, it may reduce the amount of jobs available, people can feel alienated in their own country and people may disagree with the new views immigrants have.
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What are some of the reasons people may agree with immigration?
Immigrants pay taxes which improves the economy, they fill in the skills gaps and makes societies more diverse.
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What is a faith community?
A group of people of the same religion.
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Name a Christian, Jewish and Muslim festival?
Christmas, Passover and Eid
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What is the definition of tolerance?
Accepting and respecting other views and differences between yourself and others.
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