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Explain why religious believers are against prejudice.

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´╗┐Explain why religious believers are against prejudice? Religions such as Buddhism and Christianity believe that prejudice is wrong because of the fact that they believe that everyone is equal and should be treated equally. Buddhists believe that prejudice is ignorance and it hurts people?s feelings. Christians believe it is morally wrong too because it means you are discriminating GOD as he created them. The Buddhists believe in equality. This is shown by the quote in Dhammapada 393-4 which talks about becoming enlightened. ...read more.

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They also believe that ignorance is the root to all prejudice so it must not exist and people must try to understand each other better. Also the religious leader of the Buddhists says the there should be respect for all humans and everyone should treat each other equally and this is why the Buddhists think that prejudice is wrong. Christians also share the same point of view with the Buddhists. They too think that prejudice is wrong and sinful. ...read more.

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St Paul?s Teachings (Galatians 3: 26-29) ?Everyone is equal to each other, despite our appearances or wealth through faith in God?. This clearly shows that everyone is equal and it does not matter on how you look or your wealth because God created everyone equally. In conclusion religious Christians and Buddhists both believe that prejudice is wrong because of Karma which is that what goes around comes around. They believe that everyone is equal and deserves to be treated that way. They also believe in the fact every human should have mutual respect for each other and that GOD created everyone the same so treat others as you would like to be treated and don?t discriminate. ...read more.

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