The role religion has in the world is huge. History has shown religions dividing and unifying countries. Society has never agreed upon religion. The world has roughly 4200 religions. In today’s society, religious conflicts have run rampant. The methods used to spread religious belief has increased because of technological advances. Technology has made spreading religion beliefs across continents easier. My generation use of social media and online campaign, as it is a popular method to spread ideas and connect with people, is the solution to this problem.
To fix the religious conflicts in the world my generation is going to network, join online campaigns, and our creativity to solve religious conflicts. My generation, also known as Generation Z, makes up 25.9% of the United States population. Social media has made connecting with people in a higher position of power easier.
Society today use social media sites to spread ideas and connect with people worldwide. Generation Z networking using social media site and bringing attention to religions conflicts. As nearly 92% of Generation Z has a digital footprint, networking for solutions to religious conflicts is an effective way to solve the problem. The contacts formed from networking allows for an increasing awareness to the public about religious conflicts and the impact it has on the world. Along with networking to solve religious conflicts, joining online campaigns is also an effective solution. Global campaigns happen all the time. With 92% of Generation Z having a digital footprint, campaigning online is an effective strategy. President Barack Obama 2008 campaign is the first large-scale success of online campaigning.
Online campaigning has proven to be cost-effective and speed efficiently. Generation Z has witnessed the effectiveness of online campaigning since the election. Generation Z has the capability of increasing awareness of religious conflicts by working together with religious activist affected by the conflict themselves. Creativity in delivering the message about religious conflicts instead of posting online is also an effective solution to religious conflicts plaguing the world. Sports, arts, dancing, music are all ways to deliver a message all while keeping people attention. Religious conflicts in the world is a situation that cannot be solved without awareness being spread. Everybody is not as intrigued by the internet as others may be.
People can be persuaded to pay attention to religious conflicts in the world by having it appeal to their interest. Generation Z celebrities that have a large following both online and in person are in the position to raise awareness. Kendal and Kylie Jenner, Shawn Mendes, and Amandla Stenberg are among the many celebrities in Generation Z that has connections and public following to influence the actions taken to solve religious conflicts in the world. Religious conflicts have been used to justify women oppression, slavery, discrimination against homosexuals, and terrorism involving mass murder. My generation can help solve this issue by raising awareness through all platforms given.
Generation Z influence on the internet allows for success where others have failed.