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Whats the difference between culture/tradition and religion? Is there any culture left in the "modern" countries of today?
Add Your Comments  Question by: NARGIS On 19 February 2011
Comments by: momin On 19 February 2011Report Abuse
What is the population of "BURKINA FASO (KAFIREEKA MREEKA)" ? You may like to comment on its  
weather ,geography ,inhabitants, culture and its future, etc..etc. Please don't mind. You have the ability to  
comment on every aspect.

Comments by: Nargis2 On 19 February 2011Report Abuse
Population is not much , snowing and cold and sunny. not much culture, only agreements on "Should" and "shouldnt" , Its future is not determined yet :-D  
I dont have a mind so i never mind :-D  
(Okeyy okeyy okeyy i get your point, i talk to much. Now ill talk less :-D )

Comments by: moazzam On 20 February 2011
We the Quranists the followers of "DEEN-E-ISLAM"normally feel very minute differene in CULTURE and RELIGION, that is the mythological thoughts and dogmas defused in to culture, I explained as under.Quran never care about the religions / culture rather its main concerns are to protect the human rigrts 2/62, 5/69.  
The practice of a religion include sermons, commemoration of the activities of a god or gods, sacrifices, festivals,feasts, trance, initiations, funerary services, matrimonial services,meditation, music, art, dance, public service, or other aspects of human culture. CULTURE is an integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning. The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, organization or group  
If we distinguish the Religion from culture,even then the religion affects the cultural values much more.  
Social conflict and the development of technologies can produce changes within a society by altering social dynamics and promoting new cultural models.  
Cultures are externally affected via contact between societies, which may also produce—or inhibit—social shifts and changes in cultural practices.  
See the division of populated areas in most of societies, especially in Pakistan are normally based on culture and religion. Mind ! DEEN (the governing system of societies) whether DEEN-E-ISLAM(quranic based system)or any other one,normaly joint different culture/religion.

Comments by: momin On 21 February 2011Report Abuse
Global culture is emerging. it is based on globalization. People can share ideas and philosophies and know world events in a matter of seconds. The cyber reality is not based on whether your physical attributes are dominant but instead your mental capacity. It is the beauty of the mind that is expressed and one’s personality.  
Although as in the real world one can use the internet as a platform, as complicated as the real world with scams and deceit.  
The culture that is changing is the fact that cyberspace is becoming the vast conglomeration of knowledge. From the most perverse to the most enlightened of topics. The inherent function of cyberspace is the evolution of the human species. We are entering an aspect of the hive mind. In which one can document one’s life, to exploring the most complex of humanities disciplines.  
It is radically redefining the world as ideas spread globally. It is creating a culture that has access to every conceivable thought. Some have used it negatively however others have used the new world of information to positively bring about change. With the world of media and internet the whole world is an open book. We can be influenced by the structure of information. For example China only allows certain things into its internet community because it is trying to preserve ideas and stop globalization in terms of a new world order where people can define entire countries by merging ideas.  
The radical nature of what cyberspace is capable of is mind boggling. The human is fundamentally changing their way of life through the access of information. In fact it goes further and has created a new culture in which everyone can identify oneself as a part of the global village. The new culture that is emerging can trade ideas from one half of the world to the other in a matter of seconds. The hive mind is becoming a reality where humans can plug into cyberspace and connect with millions of other humans  

Comments by: bqayyum On 21 February 2011Report Abuse
Culture is something which one learns from one's parents and environments. It includes language, habits, thoughts and of course religion. There cannot be a society without culture. However, the culture, like all other things all the time undergoes changes.  
The scientific advancements imprint its effects on the culture.  
In modern days a new cyber culture is emerging, where instead of physical participation and learning through the five senses you learn through thoughts and words of others.  

Comments by: Minaal On 26 February 2011Report Abuse
Sister Nargis, no doubt, cultures and religions has been ended with time, by way of addition. But Deen (System of God) never change, because Deen is a Universal Truth. And for your kind consideration an Announcement is given below:  
A N N O U N C E M E N T  
In modern times the term "prophet" can be somewhat controversial. Many Christians with Pentecostal or charismatic beliefs believe in the continuation of the gift of prophecy and the continuation of the role of prophet as taught in Ephesians . In many churches throughout the world, certain members of the congregation will give prophecies during the church meeting. Prophecies like this are often directed toward the congregation. Prophecies can also be directed toward individuals, known as a personal prophecy. The content of prophecies can vary widely. Prophecies are often spoken as quotes from God. They may contain quotes from scripture, statements about the past or current situation, or predictions of the future. Prophecies can also 'make manifest the secrets' of the hearts of other people, telling about the details of their lives. Sometimes, more than one person in a congregation will receive the same message in prophecy, with one giving it before another.  
Other movements claim to have prophets. In France, Michel Potay says he received a revelation, called The Revelation of Arès, dictated by Jesus in 1974, then by God in 1977. He is considered a prophet by his followers, the Pilgrims of Arès.  
Joseph Smith, Jr. of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, established in 1830, is considered a prophet by members of the LDS church. Additionally, the Latter-day Saints believe in a succession of living prophets (accepted by Latter-day Saints as "prophets, seers, and revelators") since the time of Joseph Smith. They also regard the members of their Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as prophets, seers, and revelators. The current living prophet is Thomas S. Monson.  
Jehovah's Witnesses do not consider any single person in their modern-day organization to be a prophet. Their literature has referred to their organization collectively as God's "prophet" on earth; this is understood, however, in the sense of declaring their interpretation of God's judgments from the Bible along with God's guidance of His Holy Spirit. Their publishing company, Watch Tower, and official position magazine, The Watchtower, have asserted: "Ever since The Watchtower began to be published in July of 1879 it has looked ahead into the future... No, The Watchtower is no inspired prophet, but it follows and explains a Book of prophecy the predictions in which have proved to be unerring and unfailing till now. The Watchtower is therefore under safe guidance. It may be read with confidence, for its statements may be checked against that prophetic Book. They also claim that they are God's one and only true channel to mankind on earth, and used by God for this purpose.  
They have made many eschatological forecasts, some of which have led people (including followers) to incorrect assumptions. One example is The Watchtower's assertions that the end of the "Gentile times" or "times of the nations" would occur in 1914; even prominent Watch Tower representatives such as A. H. Macmillan incorrectly concluded and overstated their expectations. As a result The Watchtower has acknowledged that Jehovah's Witnesses "have made mistakes in their understanding of what would occur at the end of certain time periods.  
The Seventh-day Adventist Church, established in 1863, believes Ellen G. White, one of the church's founders, was given the spiritual gift of prophecy, and are generally skeptical toward other claims.  
Be careful from clauches/racks of Modern Cheristian Mullas.  

Comments by: Damon On 27 February 2011 Edit DeleteReport Abuse
Dear Minaal,  
While I personally am enjoying and learning much by reading your posts, I would like to point out that you have made the above post 4 times in 4 separate threads. I am sure you would agree that one time in one thread should more than suffice to get your point across and allow us to comment on it :-)  
With all due and sincere respects,  
Your Brother Damon.

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