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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-19-11 02:46 PM
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74. It seems like there's a sort of evolution from one age to the next.
Edited on Tue Apr-19-11 02:56 PM by sudopod
There are different and varying numbers of names and stories, but the essentials of broad human morality stay the same (edit: with some rare but important innovations!). It's clear, for example, that the schools of Buddhism derive from a branch off the family tree of Hinduism. The many extant Christian denominations and Islamic schools have a common ancestor in an extinct branch of Judaism, and are the survivors of a vast branching and equally vast mass extinction of new varieties that happened in late antiquity.

We had a neat discussion about it a while back!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

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