Monday, October 15, 2007

We, the adherents of Savitri Era Religion, are one

[In fact, the definition of religion adopted by the High Court of Australia in Church of the New Faith v. Commissioner for Pay-Roll Tax (1983) 154 CLR 120, could well have been written by a scholar of religion. In that opinion, the Court set forth a series of four indicia derived from an empirical analysis of accepted religions:
(1) a belief in something supernatural, some reality beyond that which can be conceived by the senses;
(2) that the belief in question relates to man’s nature and place in the universe and his relationship to things supernatural;
(3) as a result of this belief adherents are required or encouraged to observe particular codes of conduct or engage in particular practices that have supernatural significance; and
(4) the adherents comprise one or more identifiable groups... Posted by: websk8er 13th Oct, 2007 Categories: Defining Religion in a Pluralistic Society Tags: , , , , , , , , , , 7:58 AM]
Now we can safely say that we, the adherents of Savitri Era Religion, comprise one identifiable group. [TNM]

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