Answer: To show God, or whatever you believe in that you are humbling yourself. That you are not to good to worship and that you need their help to survive and lead a happy life. The art of worship is having a servants heart. You have to be willing to worship to say I am thankful and I humble myself to you.
Answer: Research is in-depth analysis of any hypothesis recorded as a thesis or dissertation.The purpose is to verify the hypothesis through logical scientific method the empirical data collected and arrive at a conclusion that is unique and has never been attempted before as new findings/inventions/discoveries.
The purpose of research is to analyse and contribute some thing new to the growing knowledge for the welfare of the human civilization and all the biotic & abiotic components connected with it as an academic pursuit.