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Response to xfundy (Reply #30)

Thu Mar 21, 2013, 03:20 PM

38. How does someone determine which myths are correct?

The beliefs of indigenous people in Africa follow the same trajectory as the beliefs of religions in other parts of the world. "Traditional healers" in Africa (what they're called now, from someone I know from Tanzania) use a lot of plants that have healing properties that are part of that ancient tradition. Those healers also provide support for the leaders, ostracize others based upon that relationship, etc.

There is no more proof of one group's religious beliefs than there is for any other.

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