A short piece of original thought everybody ought to read and absorb.


While wondering what a world would look like without religion I paused to think about what this world has looked like over time. This is a quick post so references can be found on Wikipedia or many other places if you want to look them up.

Shortly after the human species had workable written languages they began writing all manner of things, not simply using writing to enable more robust commerce.  Hundreds of years before the Abrahamic texts were written down we had stories like that of Gilgamesh and philosophies from India, the far East, and middle East. By the time of the Christ of Christianity there were many texts about philosophy, law, morality… not simply bad love sonnets by young folk drunk on hormones. The spherical nature of the Earth itself was known at the time the Jews were writing down their histories. The world was not so isolated…

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