Watch the video, East vs. West- The Myths that Mystify by Devdutt Pattanaik. Define and discuss the terms “religion” and “spirituality,” reflecting on the video and readings. Consider the following statements from your text (Schmidt, 2019, p. 147) and summarize what they mean to you:
- Jonathan Swift: “We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule.”
Evaluate the difficulties that may surface as a result of having a different belief system than your clients and share your reflections on this topic in 250-300 words.
Watch the video, Escaping Poverty, by Jacqueline Novogratz. Define the term, “classism,” and discuss it in relation to socioeconomic status (SES) as it pertains to the relative ranking by financial wealth within society. Discuss how social class impacts our ability to relate to those who are higher or lower than us in our roles as human service workers, in the delivery of human services. Support your comments with two references