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You Are Ok Because I Am Ok: Religion: Idol of Divinity as an Agent of In-group and Out-group Feel

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posted on 2020-08-07, 16:42 authored by Naveed ShibliNaveed Shibli

Present study presents an inbuilt idol of divinity among humans that is related with religion and discusses that how it plays a role in the development of an in-group and out group feel among us? To explain an assumed human interaction between persons belonging to an old religion Judaism and ancient religion Hinduism with reference to a Hindu religious concept ‘Karma’ and psychological construct “ambivalence” discussed to highlight the inbuilt idol of divinity. A brief survey finding also supported the proposition about in-group and out-group assumptions. More studies would develop further.




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Lead author country

  • Pakistan

Lead author job role

  • Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

Lead author institution

Department of Psychology Riphah International University Faisalabad

Human Participants

  • Yes

Ethics statement

Riphah Research Ethics Committee approved the study


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