[ExI] The descent of religion
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 15 01:00:33 UTC 2019
colin wrote - Descent in more ways than one!
Some might say that humans descended in the sense you are using
But I would say we ascended - we ascended and descended simultaneously
No wonder we are so confused
On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:27 PM Colin Hales <col.hales at gmail.com> wrote:
> Descent in more ways than one! I like the way atheism is accurately
> depicted. I.e. that it is correctly illustrated by its absence from the
> diagram. This tree represents an irony of the one 'evolutionary' line where
> human extancy may depend on its extinction. If there is a tree of life...
> Then this is the tree of death! But then I may be somewhat jaded on the
> I'd be interested to see which of them directly and indirectly (e.g.
> Hitler and Stalin and the like, that were religions dressed in a cloak of
> denial at times) resulted in what number of deaths and suffering.
> My guess: the winner (minimal death and suffering) might be Jainism.
> On Sat., 15 Jun. 2019, 3:25 am Stuart LaForge, <avant at sollegro.com> wrote:
>> Its ironic that while many religions deny the existence of evolution,
>> evolution itself not only acknowledges the existence of religion, but
>> also traces its origins and history.
>> There is a great "family tree" of religions on this site:
>> Stuart LaForge
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