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What Causes Religion and Superstitions?

Human Truth Foundation pages (21):

Religion as the Result of Human Mythmaking, in the following sections:

Some People Become Religious to Aid Motivation to Reform Their Behaviour, in the following sections:

  • 1. Simple Answers in a Complex World
  • Top of page

Causes of Belief in the Afterlife and Differences Across Religions and Cultures, in the following sections:

Religion and the Fear of Death

Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths: 3.1. Story Telling and Second-Hand Information

Theological Problems with Heaven, Paradise and Nirvana: 1. The Attraction of Heaven and the Afterlife (Why Believe?)

Time to Move On: Religion Has Cost Too Much: 3.4. The God of the Gaps

The God of the Gaps

God's Methods of Communication: Universal Truth Versus Hebrew and Arabic: 1. Oral Transmission

Animism: 1. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion)

Shamanism: 3. The Misunderstanding of Human Psychedelic and Neurological Experiences

Mass Belief and the False Consensus Effect: Everyone Believes It So It Must Be True!: 3.4. Religion

Simple Answers in a Complex World: What Causes Religion?

Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition)

Surviving Death and the Meaning of Life: 3. Religion

Why Are There So Many Religious People? Parents, Local Culture and Inertia

Human Story Telling: The Poor Accuracy of Oral Transmission

Reincarnation: 1. About Belief in the Afterlife in General

Near Death Experiences (NDEs): 1. Belief in the Afterlife

Political Power Struggles and Identity Reinforcement: Why are People Religious?

Pareidolia - Seeing False Patterns in Random Data: Faces in Toast, Bible Codes and Conspiracy Theories: 3. Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (HADD)

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