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Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 11:36 pm
by Beagle
So, imo, the concept of gods arose in hominids together with the development of speech.
I agree with that R/S. But, all we have are clues but no proof.

Red Ochre, Venus figurines, etc. Maybe. :?

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 11:42 pm
by Rokcet Scientist
Minimalist wrote:But animism doesn't require that same sort of bureaucracy as the DMV.

Spirits, ancestor worship, etc.
It's all the same shit to me. Literally: horse manure. Fairy tales. Scary stories. Mind manipulators.

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 8:56 am
by Minimalist
The difference between the two is that no one gets rich on animism.