Topics: Religion, Prayer, Worship Pages: 2 (715 words) Published: May 5, 2013
If I was sent to Earth to determine if it is a religious planet or not, I would see that it is a very strange planet if it wasn’t religious acts to some things. I see that there are a lot of different practices or rituals that these people practice and that to us it may seem strange but we can have many benefits from this experience. I hope that I can give my others the visual aspect of religion on this planet called Earth, so that they too can see what I see in my mind but in theirs. One example of behaviors that I have seen is that the people seem to pray a lot for one of the religious aspects. One seems to pray to a statue or in their words is that they are bowing to the statue, which it is the same thing to them as praying. Pray is to utter or address a prayer or prayers to God, a god, or another object of worship, and/or to make a devout or earnest request for something or someone (Farlex). A second example of the behaviors that I have seen is that they have so many different places to worship their religion. I was walking down, what they call a street, and there were so many buildings that they went into to practice their religion. And with the people you didn’t have to be forced to pick a side. You can pick whichever one you wanted to. There are temples, churches, and also mosques which are some of the places you can worship at. A place of worship is a specially designed structure or consecrated space where individuals or a group of people such as a congregation come to perform acts of devotion/praying, veneration, or religious study (Farlex). So to a point you can worship anywhere you want to. Another example would be that is there are many types of religious practices. Some call it Buddhism and others call theirs Christianity. They have so many types of religion and each one has their own practices or behaviors/beliefs.

Based on my observations of religion on Earth and the function of it, I see that no matter which religion you practice, it helps...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Religion Essay
  • Religion Defined Essay
  • Spirituality: Religion and Young Australians Essay
  • Old Roman Religion Essay
  • Ancient Polytheistic Religion Compared to Judaism Essay
  • Inner Peace- religion Essay
  • Compare and Contrast Religions Essay
  • Spirituality vs religion Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free