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CRITICAL RESPONSE PAPER #2
I would be addressing how I would set up a government system in Nigeria, a country with three major religion beliefs. In conjunction with the legislators we will create a law that will allow citizens to practice the religion they wish in order to be able to persecute people who kill others because they didn’t accept their religious beliefs. Also, whenever a government official is to be sworn into office, he/she will be required to use the books of the main religions in the country which are Christianity, Islam, and traditional religion. This will help to minimize the belief that one religion is superior than the other. Also, there will be public holidays for the celebration of each religion so as to maintain equality.
Institutions will be set up in a way that all religious worshippers will have access to employment and services all the institutions are offering. All the religious worshippers will all attend the same schools so as to create peace among them and also create a good relationship among different religious worshippers. Also, different worshippers will work in the same organization, In other words the workforce will be more diverse. Also, all men and women will be able to work and have access to basic amenities irregardless of what their religion might have said. All this will help to reduce stereotypes and racism in our society.
Political parties will continue to represent groups of interest but in a different context, no political party will be created based on religious beliefs. In other words, all political parties in the country will still remain and their candidates must be different religious worshippers so as to avoid violence during campaigns and elections. Furthermore, I will also make sure that third parties receive funding from the electoral committee of the country like other major parties so as to maintain my…...

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