Length: 2-1/2 - 3 pages. Use a size 12 font and double spaced. Responses
must be grammatically correct and free of errors to earn maximum points. No plagiarism,
the Professor will check. Original work only.
You're at a party, and someone comes
up to you and says, "Hey, I heard you're taking some religion class at
Harper. Why bother? All religions are the same!" How would you respond?
All the same, different, or both? Support your answer
by considering the 8 common or shared features located in the center of
the sub-atomic particle illustration. (see attachment)
Refer to at
least one exclusive feature or unique element from each of the six major
religious traditions--e.g., "That's what I thought too. But undefined come
to find out, Hindus either believe in many gods or follow and favor one of
many. Even though Buddhism originated in India, and is an offspring of
Hinduism, it's actually a non-theistic or even an atheistic tradition
centered around the Four Noble Truths. In that way, it's quite different
from Hinduism on a few crucial points. And then there's Daoism...you know,
'go with the flow'?
Content matters significantly in grading these papers,
but creativity in your interacting with the question is also valued
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