The Importance Of Religion In The United States

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Christianity makes up a whopping 83% of United States citizens, while only a small 13% are not religious. Religion is a great thing, it gives people something to believe in and a set of rules to make life a littler easier to live by, but where does the boundary exist between belief and fact? No religion is the fastest growing “religion” in American because studies have shown that the amount of atheists have doubled in the last several years. I actually have conducted my own study concerning religion and atheism. My hypothesis was that more religious people tended to be more republican and conservative while atheists leaned towards the democratic party, which proved to be true. There is a specific vibe that if you are religious you are a good person overall which socially doesn’t prove to be true. The United States of America is a country that allows you to express yourself religiously, but doesn’t make you feel accepted for being non-religious.
Before high school, I went to a Catholic school for nine years. We basically learned the same things every year, the creation story, slaves in Egypt, Noah’s Ark and all the fixins. When you’re a little kid you just believe everything you’re taught and don’t really have any
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While religion can be a great thing in some aspects, it can be harmful in others. Parents that don’t raise their children in a religious house are just as capable of raising great if not better children than religious parents, it all depends on parenting styles. Christianity isn’t for everyone, clearly you will have people for it and against it as well as people who lie in the middle ground. The most important thing to take away is that just because someone may not belong to a certain religion, a Christian one in particular, does not mean that person is wrong because this is a country that allows you to be who you wish to

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