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Man is the subject of all major religions. Why?

Certainly man is unique. But so are any other creature in their own way. Are we blindsided by our domination of nature or are humans really the culmination of creation?

Is there merit to the belief that the universe was created for man? After all almost everyone acts like it is.

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    Mar 5 2013: Brian, I do not know anyone who speaks fluent grasshopper, butterfly, or pig ... until we can communicate with other life forms ... we can only assume that you are correct.

    Until then .... I have a thumb ....

    I wish you well. Bob.
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      Mar 6 2013: I agree we don't know what plants and animals consciously experience.

      Although I would be surprised if grass is having more religious thoughts than a grasshopper, given one has a brain.

      So far not much evidence for minds without a brain. religion seems to require a brain, although how well that brain is being used is debatable.

      And perhaps we know enough already about grasshopper brains to rule out religious experience.
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      Mar 6 2013: You know you have been on TED too long when you are discussing the religion of grasshoppers without blinking.
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        Mar 6 2013: Dear Obey....I'd give you a hundred thumbs for that one if I could....I cannot stop laughing!!!
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          Mar 8 2013: It was a moment of clarity. "Did I really comment about that?"
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        Mar 9 2013: You did indeed comment about that Obey...unless someone stole your identity! LOL:>)

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