Every worldview claims that your destiny is tied to your effort and ability. Judaism strives to follow every law in the Pentateuch.
Islam is based on how well you obey Allah, and even if you do everything you can your destiny is unsure. He may decide in the last moments that you are not fit for "heaven."
Hinduism is an eternal struggle to escape reincarnation, where you are constantly paying for the sins of a previous life. No one can answer what you were paying for in the first life though.
Buddhism asks you eliminate all desire so you can be free from suffering, ironically making non-desire your one desire.
And what about the atheist or agnostic?Read More