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Alcuin
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Man Created all the Gods
on: March 23, 2019, 09:02

An international research team, including a member of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, investigated the role of "big gods" in the rise of complex large-scale societies. Big gods are defined as moralizing deities who punish ethical transgressions. Contrary to prevailing theories, the team found that beliefs in big gods are a consequence, not a cause, of the evolution of complex societies. The results are published in the current issue of the journal Nature.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2019-03-complex-societies-gave-birth-big.html#jCp

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