Watch the video, East vs. West- The Myths that Mystify by Devdutt Pattanaik. Define and discuss the terms “religion” and “spirituality,” reflecting on the video and readings. Consider the following statements from your text (Schmidt, 2019, p. 147) and summarize what they mean to you:
- Jonathan Swift: “We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule.”
Evaluate the difficulties that may surface as a result of having a different belief system than your clients and share your reflections on this topic in 250-300 words.
Watch the video, Escaping Poverty, by Jacqueline Novogratz. Define the term, “classism,” and discuss it in relation to socioeconomic status (SES) as it pertains to the relative ranking by financial wealth within society. Discuss how social class impacts our ability to relate to those who are higher or lower than us in our roles as human service workers, in the delivery of human services. Support your comments with two references
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Week 4 Discussion
WEEK 4 DISCUSSION
The film East vs. West – The myths and Mystify by Devdutt Pattanik tries to educate
people on the myths of the society, Devdutt tries to pass his message by bringing mythology
to the people and helping them understand the different cultures and opinions of people. He
tries to explain the Indian religion by giving a day to day examples.
In the film, Devdutt defines religion and spirituality by differentiating the two. He
defines religion as something that is social meaning it involves many people. Devdutt film
East vs. west – Myths and Mystify points out that religion has given rules that people are
supposed to follow. There are different religions in the world and what makes each faith
unique are the regulations which bind people together. Spirituality in the film is defined as
something that is personal and which has no choices.
Jonathan Swift –we have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make
us love another.
What this statement means to me is that despite all the different religion humankind
has been given by God, people are still not grateful and despise each other on the preference