Even if you are an avid Christian, a rabid Muslim, or an Orthodox Jew you have to admit that OTHER people invent gods. Nobody believes in the Roman gods (Apollo, Mars, Diana, Mercury, etc.), the…Continue
"Michael, I'm glad you added "...but for the most part this is not true."
When I was in high school the family dog ignored the TV unless a cat was on screen.
Then she sat maybe a foot away, looking at the screen like there was on one…"
"Where the Bible Contradicts Itself!!
CREATION: Genesis 3:7 – Adam and Eve had their eyes opened, and saw that they were naked, and sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons, but Genesis 3:21 says that the Lord God made…"
"Surely researchers have done brain scans on humans when they are responding to religious symbols.
I don't know about that, but I heard there's a brain area that will produce a "sense of presence" when stimulated - a feeling that…"
""Anybody who has ever lived with other animals knows that in many ways they are more intelligent than we are.
Maybe this is one of the ways - they don't invent things to worship."
Well put Gus. One of my best friends was a…"
"I've heard many people make claims about dogs watching TV, but for the most part this is not true. My parents did have one dog who watched TV. She would set there and watch TV with us, and you could tell it by the way her head moved slightly.…"
"To Ted Foureagles: An AWESOME reply.
I think you're right about dogs. I have had several dog companions that I know are embarassed when they did something stupid (even falling down the stairs). And have had (and have now) a…"
"I once had a dog who would sometimes bark at inanimate objects -- say an oddly shaped stump encountered on a walk in the woods. Dogs have rather poor eyesight and are highly social and territorial. Their "pack" roughly…"
"Good, scientific answer.
But, we can never even begin to count how many have been invented. There are some Hindu cults, for instance, that believe that every thing on earth is a god. One taxi driver, for instance, worshipped his car,…"