To what extend does a person have the right to their own believes.

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To what extend does a person have the right to their own believes.

Recently, people are more grabbing into religion just to find something, anything to believe in. Religion is more than just a belief; I think is a way of life. It can define who you are, how you view the world around you and how you interact within it. There are as many different types of religion as there are different types of people. For so many people religion is part of their culture, an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, prayers and worship, all dedicated to some supreme being, God, or to any kind of idol , no matter if there is just one or many of them. Different countries, cultures, tribes and families are being connected and at the same time divided by their beliefs, due to their heritage but also the way of thinking influenced by the time they live in.

However to what extend should someone be allow to embrace their own cultural practices? In the following paragraphs we will observe the Islamic and Christians religion.

In this paper we will examine some relevant similarities and differences between two widely known and practiced religions: Islamic and Christianity. Although, these two religions have easily identifiable similarities and differences, they are both large players in the religious world today with an impressive number of followers. There are many similarities between the two religions, which begins with the fact that the prophet Mohammad based the basic framework on Christianity. Mohammad believed that the Christians had been right with some aspects of Christianity, but they had stopped hearing God's message. This is where he came in to correctly tell what God wanted the world to do. Therefore, there are some significant similarities to be seen. For example, the angel...