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  1. Issue 1: Exploring Citizenship and Governance

    1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
    3 Topics
  2. 2. How do we decide on what is good for society?
    6 Topics
  3. 3. How can we work for the good of society?
    10 Topics
  4. Issue 2: Living in a Diverse Society
    4. What is diversity?
    4 Topics
  5. 5. Why is there greater diversity in Singapore now?
    3 Topics
  6. 6. What are the experiences and effects of living in a diverse society?
    3 Topics
  7. 7. How can we respond in a diverse society?
    5 Topics
  8. Issue 3: Being Part of a Globalised World
    8. What does it mean to live in a globalised world?
    4 Topics
  9. 9. How do we respond to tensions arising from some economic impacts of globalisation?
    3 Topics
  10. 10. How do we respond to tensions arising from some cultural impacts of globalisation?
    3 Topics
  11. 11. How do we respond to tensions arising from some security impacts of globalisation?
    4 Topics
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  1. It is an organised collection of attitudes, beliefs, practices, world views and often, worship of a single or multiple gods.
  2. The religion that individuals believe in may be determined by birth or by choice.
  3. Most religions embody a set of shared core beliefs and practices.
  4. Believers keep to these beliefs and practices regardless of their nationality and ethnicity and these practices would then shape the way we interact with others, the choices we make and our thinking.
  5. Religion thus plays an important role in shaping our identity as they influence our way of life in many ways.
  6. The main religions in Singapore promote the attitudes of compassion, sensitivity in believers’ interactions with others, and in helping others.
  7. Values such as respect for one another, love and care towards all beings, and integrity in one’s conduct are common to these religions.
  8. Singaporeans are free to profess and practise their religion as well as propagate it and is protected under the Article 15 of the Singapore Constitution.