8Religion SAE

RELIGION IS AN INCREDIBLY INTERESTING domain to look at SAE, precisely because, for so many people, religion represents a deep, foundational way of seeing the world and how people should live in it. People believe deeply in their God or gods, their values, their communities, their practices, and their histories. Religion is central in many people’s lives, and this is largely true across the globe and throughout recorded history.

Of course, not everyone has religious beliefs. Many people are atheists who don’t believe there is a God. Many are agnostics, who don’t have faith in religion but also aren’t atheists. And even among those who do belong to an organized religion, there are varying degrees of belief. Some people are devout ...

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