Why is Religion considered as one of the basic institutions. Do you agree? Why or why not? Please provide a complete answer.

Why is Religion considered as one of the basic institutions. Do you agree? Why or why not? Please provide a complete answer.

Given what you now know about the process of secularization and the rise of fundamentalism, do you expect fundamentalism to grow or to recede in coming years. Why? Base your argument on your understanding of sociology, not on your religious beliefs. Please provide a complete answer substantiating your argument while you address this question.