Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

The Manmade Gods of Monotheism

How basic history deflates monotheistic myths

Why are billions of people monotheists?

Polytheism was the norm in large societies in the Bronze and Iron Ages, and animism, shamanism and totemism were prevalent in clans and tribes stretching back to the Stone Age. According to monotheists, the one and only God revealed himself through prophets such as…

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Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.