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There are almost 5000 gods being worshipped by humanity

Posted Over 1 Year ago by Ratatoskr

But don't worry. Only yours is right.

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Some of them seem like variations on a theme:

  • Brahma

  • Ahura Mazda

  • יהוה‎

  • Allah

  • God

  • Over 1 Year ago
    Sky's the limit


    Over 1 Year ago

    I actually think there's something kind of interesting about the creation of deities and "religion." Don't get me wrong, I'm not a fan. But I think there's something interesting about the fact that wherever you look in the world - east Asia, South America, Australia, Africa, Europe, North America, Pacific islands - humans seem to have developed these deities, some often similar to many other cultures' gods, and something resembling "souls." From an anthropological perspective, I think it's kind of fascinating that all these things are kinda similar but developed organically separate from one another.

    But also, yeah, I'm not sure I've ever really understood why I'm supposed to think that like, Scientology or Mormonism is bad because they're "cults" when like, Islam or Christianity are somehow not?

    Over 1 Year ago
    Jet Presto

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