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Beliefs about Future Curriculum

How Avoidance Emotions Affect Curriculum Choice in Science

Amy Wagler and Ron Wagler

raised to reduce the chance that threatened taxa are overlooked for conservation action” (Snaddon & Turner, 2007 , p. 33). In educational settings, it may be that emotions of avoidance affect beliefs about what should or should not be included in a science curriculum. Allowing emotions of avoidance to

Carles Salazar

1 Introduction Understanding belief is undoubtedly one of the central topics of research in the scientific study of religion, specifically, research undertaken from a cognitive and evolutionary point of view. Traditional cognitive approaches to religious belief tended to emphasize

Silvio Ferrari

1 Introduction For a long time, freedom of religion and belief has been the pride of the West. Religious conflicts, still rampant in other parts of the world, had been largely overcome and the right to freedom of religion and belief had earned a position of honour in the constitutions of all

Wesley V Jamison, Caspar Wenk and James V Parker

activism functioned in activists' and elites' lives like religious belief. The study used reference sampling to select Swiss and American informants.Various articles and activists have identified both latent and manifest quasi-religious compo- nents in the contemporary movement Hence, the research fol

Alissa MacMillan

rumors that the house is haunted but is now becoming sure of it herself. That was definitely a ghost over there, it must have been. The house is most certainly haunted, she decides. While Thomas Hobbes thinks she is utterly mistaken, he wouldn’t blame her for this belief. And he does have an

Paul Weller

, whether minority or majority. Similarly, restrictions on religious freedom are not the same as (although they may be closely related to), discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief. At the same time, there can be religious freedom for all religious groups without religious equality for all. In

Beyond “Religion” and “Spirituality”

Extending a “Meaning Systems” Approach to Explore Lived Religion

James Murphy

. Introduction Religion is often presented as being somewhat simple: as a set of beliefs and practices that are shared by a group of people. This body of beliefs and practices diagnoses the problems perceived within the life of the community and offers solutions, which, if enacted correctly, can resolve those

Esther Eidinow

modern rationality? The tendency has been to describe her/it as an expression of a sense of vulnerability among the populations that worshipped her (see below, “Tyche as a Problem of Belief”). Although no doubt this may have been a part of what Tyche represented, as a summary of her cultural role, it

Religion as a Predictor for the Support of Judicial Human Rights?

An Empirical Study among German Youth of Different Religious Affiliation

Hans-Georg Ziebertz

young people in Germany evaluate human rights and what influences their attitudes. More concretely: Do young people in Germany legitimize the selection of judicial rights which were presented to them in this study, and do religious beliefs, social and political convictions, value orientations


Jisi Wang

. Over the past several years, through reading, investigating overseas affairs, conducting interviews, and general reflection, I have established that security, wealth, freedom, justice, and belief are the five constant themes of global politics, and its five ultimate objectives. Other political themes