Report on the Religious Life of Planet Earth

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My initial report
Earth is very abundant place full of many different animals, land masses, body of water, tall buildings, streets, houses, cars. The most curious thing of all is the people here. They came in many different shapes and sizes and colors. They speak different languages and have many different cultures depending on where they live. Among all of that, many people have religion which is very foreign to me and my people. Much more research is needed to figure out why they have these “religions” and why they believe in so many different things. Finding this out may be the key to figuring out the core of these people.

As I traveled over the many land masses of this planet my first stop was the dry Middle East where the dominant religion was Islam. These people call themselves Muslim. They do not eat the meat that comes from the pig because they considered it dirty. They pray 5 times a day facing the east towards Mecca. I spoke with some of these people and they said they found peace when they prayed 5 times a day. Their faith was something that got them through the tough and happy times of life.
My next stop was in Israel where many people there practiced Judaism. They believe like the Muslims that there is only God and pray to him directly. Judaism focuses on the relationships between the Creator, mankind, and the land of Israel. They also have dietary religion views on food like meat that has to be Kosher. They also believe that their faith helped keep them grounded and reminded them to always be grateful for God blessings.

My next stop was to Asia where there are many types of religions practiced there in the West they practice Christianity, but in the east they practice East Asian religions, also called Taoic religions, which are Confucianism, Shinto, and Taoism. (Placeholder1) These three religions are based on teachings they are locally…...

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