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Evergreen Dazed
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Re: Places of worship
Aug 04, 2017, 17:28
Sanctuary wrote:
Evergreen Dazed wrote:
[I quite agree. I'm puzzled as to why some ascribe a golden age type scenario to the societies that built and used these monuments. It doesn't seem to make sense. I understand the 'romance', if you will, and that I suppose is a large part of it, the mystery, but in my mind all points toward organised religion of some sort.


I would think that a belief in the Afterlife was paramount around this time so people could easily be manipulated into doing/building things by an organised hierarchy to reach that goal. What would be more rewarding than to believe you were going to live again in a Utopian world compared to what you would be leaving behind?


It's certainly a possibility..

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