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My choice was between Taoism and Christianity two very appealing and well-liked practices Taoism though unfamiliar to most of you has many favorable traits People are urged to respect others and to be kind to everyone whom they meet in order to be reborn wealthy and noble If people are disrespectful or cruel they will be reincarnated into a poor and unhappy life I feel that this motivation would do many things for us as a human race making us a more decent well-meaning people The set of rules that a devout Taoist follows would help out the world crime wise since the scriptures speak against killing and wronging others however only the very religious will adhere to these laws of the scriptures In practicing Taoism an individual finds himherself more appreciative of nature and the natural state of things This fact added to the fact that Taoists dont eat meat would allow many endangered species of our planet to reproduce and become plentiful and the rainforest would no longer be being cut down simply for more farmland so we could raise more cows to slaughter Another favorable trait of Taoism is that it is practiced on a personal level Everybody seeks the Tao in their own way depending on their interpretation of the laws that govern the religion However this personal level of practice is also a drawback In Christianity people attend mass once a week more or less depending on the person and hisher amount of faith and mass becomes a sort of social gathering In Taoism however there is no weekly mass where people will congregate If a majority of the population becomes devout Taoists and each person dedicates at least a few hours a day to meditation then this country will suffer from a significant social loss Another drawback of Taoism is the diet If I choose this religion and a majority of you practice it strictly then the
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