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Religious students are better off.

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Religious students are better off In my opinion, religious students are better off. This does not mean that students that attend a religious school, have religious family or background, but students who practice a religion by choice. I am not talking about a particular religion, but any religion. I believe religious students are better off because they have more motivation to succeed. Not because they are smarter or are better at sport, but because the attitude they have from the religion reflects onto their work. Their motivation to succeed is because they believe in a larger being (wether it be God, Budda, or any of the Hindu Gods etc) that they want to please. ...read more.

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Religion gives the students a sense of knowing what the world is, how the world came to be, and why they are in the world. They have more of an idea of where they are going and why. If a student is not religious then they are often confused. They either want to know the 'meaning of life' or just don't care. Religion gives students direction, while non religious students tend to go with the flow. This is when many students use drugs or binge drinking because it is the 'cool' thing to do. They compare themselves to the standard of the world, while religious students don't compare themselves to anyone. They want to be the best they can be, not the best someone else can be. ...read more.

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With all they have, they try for excellence in everything they do, not just for themselves but for God. The feeling that you get when you feel that you have done your best not just for yourself, but for someone else is very rewarding. We have all felt that way, when you do a joint project or assignment and you did your best and you got an A. You feel so good because you know you did all for someone else, not just yourself. Religious students feel like that whenever they do anything! What an amazing feeling to have everyday! That is why they work hard, because they want that feeling, the feeling of triumph. Elise Przytula 10.7 ...read more.

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