Description: Practising a system of holy living or adhering to a philosophy based on faith in a deity or deities.
Claim: Within the framework of religion one finds a satisfactory basis from which to relate to other people and to the world of experience. Religious faith gives a high sense of purpose in life.
Counter Claim: Religious beliefs are mainly superstitions. At best they espouse other-world philosophies which take attention away from real human problems.
Type Classification: C: Cross-sectoral strategies