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Why Humans Are Drawn To Religion

Why Humans Are Drawn To Religion

Religion has been a part of mankind since the dawn of civilisation. For many thousands of years, our ancestors and their descendants believed that there was more to existence than could be seen with the eye, and these beliefs usually revolved around deities that not only created the reality that we interacted with but had the power to control and even punish their subjects.

Bizarre Religions That Baffle & Amaze

Bizarre Religions That Baffle & Amaze

For many people, religion can be an immense source of comfort. Not only does it provide a sense of morality and higher guidance, but to many, it also constitutes a sense of connection, togetherness, and community because of shared experiences.

Unique Cultural Beliefs About Death

Unique Cultural Beliefs About Death

Death is inevitable for every living thing in the universe. Even the universe itself is constantly moving toward its own form of death known as entropy. For tens of thousands of years, mankind has been obsessed with death and the potential of there being more to existence after we have passed from the physical world.

Top Facts About The Church Of Satan

Top Facts About The Church Of Satan

Ethics have long been a part of religions, both ancient and modern, and many cultures base their ethical standards on the religions that they adopt. The Western views on ethics, specifically good and evil, stem from the Christian religion, where God is seen as the ultimate good, and the Devil, also known as Satan, is represented as the personification of evil, and causes much of the suffering in the world.

The World’s Strangest Religions

The World’s Strangest Religions

The vast majority of the populations of the world subscribe to some kind of belief system. At the top lie Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism. This is only a fraction of the religions that have been a part of our species, as we’ve believed in a higher power from long before recorded history.

A Look at the Scariest Real Cults That Really Exist

A Look at the Scariest Real Cults That Really Exist

As far as cults go, most aware of those that have gained notoriety. Everyone is aware of Scientology, for example, and what it involves. But as far as the broad range of cults in the world go, Scientology is rather harmless in comparison. Which is not to say that Scientology is okay, but rather that there are far worse cults out there, some of which are still active to this very day.

The History of Modern Christianity

The History of Modern Christianity

As the largest religion in the world with over 2.3 billion adherents, Christianity has had one of the largest roles to play in the forming of the modern world and much of human history. Christianity is neither the more diverse religion nor the oldest, but its widespread nature across much of the world and its many variants makes it a fascinating subject to scholars of both history and theism.

The Major Deities in Hinduism and Their Role in the Religion

The Major Deities in Hinduism and Their Role in the Religion

Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world, dating back thousands of years. In that time, Hinduism transformed into a localised belief system into a major religious sect that incorporates many countless gods and deities, with some Hindus believing that there are, in fact, millions of different gods in the pantheon, each with their own story to tell. Hinduism is also a religion that has spread across the world, and millions of people that don’t live in India…

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