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Is the idea of a "god" inherent in our minds? posted 17 July 2004 in Philosophy DiscussionIs the idea of a "god" inherent in our minds? by Taliesin, Peralogue

I think that in the modern world, where science has explained so much of the world around us and taken away the mystery of so much of our existence, one would be much less likely to come up with a concept of a god, as there is so much less in the world that seems unexplainable. But, in some remote environment without modern science and technology, it would make perfect sense for a group or individual to come to believe in a higher power, as so much of our world seems quite miraculous. I actually find it kind of sad that so much of that wonder at the world around us is gone these days.... view post


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