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Reason for gods

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kara Smith Jul 3, 2010. 4 Replies

 

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Kara Smith replied to HailVectron's discussion Reason for gods
"I threw together a hypothesis about this. In my opinion it relates to the human tendency to personify our environment. I just started a thread about it; I'd love to get everyone's thoughts on the matter."
Jul 3, 2010
Dave Rogers replied to HailVectron's discussion Reason for gods
"Hope you don't mind but I'm going to link to a fable I once wrote..."
Jul 2, 2010
Rich Lane replied to HailVectron's discussion Reason for gods
"My opinion is that belief in gods initially started with the same impulse that drives science--the desire to understand how the world works. Only after they had been established in the collective psyche did some slick proto-con artists figure out…"
Jul 2, 2010
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Reason for gods

Just musing, but I've recently got to wondering how religions start up, and I've asked myself if it was because its difficult to get young men to allow themselves to die in battle for their leaders, without an afterlife/deity safety net in place. Of course, we all know there are plenty of atheists in foxholes nowadays, but in early society, we wouldn't have had the values-driven reasons for fighting eachother that we have today.Haven't thought about it too much, just throwing it up for…See More
Jul 2, 2010
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"Yep - panic over :)"
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HailVectron replied to HailVectron's discussion Does this book exist? in the group Chariots of Iron
"Cheers Nate - thats great... Now I just need to print 10 million copies, and visit every hotel room in the world..."
Dec 8, 2009
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At 12:28pm on May 18, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…
Greetings, HailVectron! I see you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus since last July. We have a new group where you might feel more at home. Please consider joining Hang With Friends  , where we can share our stories and laugh, and discuss anything on our minds.
At 5:59am on April 28, 2010, John Jubinsky said…
Hi HailVectron! Have a very happy birthday (and say hello to the UK for me).
At 3:50am on April 30, 2009, HailVectron said…
Thanks to you both for your good wishes...
At 6:46am on April 28, 2009, Kitty said…
Happy Happy Birthday, CandT!
At 10:34pm on April 27, 2009, Gecko, Seth...brother of Richie! said…
Happy Birthday!!
At 9:27am on August 29, 2008, HailVectron said…
Aaahhhhhh.....

At 8:03am on August 29, 2008, Tex said…
Hi there! A belated "Welcome" to you.
 
 
 

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