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Why did human beings evolve out such that it always wants something or someone to pray to?

Do animals pray? Haven't heard of that .. Why did our mind evolve out such that it needs someone or something to pray to? Is the highly developed human intellect pushing itself to kneel down before someone ?. After all, we know it is this intellect that makes us different from animals.
Why do we feel the need to have an extra something to hold on to ? to get comforted from ?. Why did we evolve like that and not the other species?


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    Oct 17 2013: Ask God, she is the only one I know of with that information. This is one of the few lines in the bible that make sense to me- James 1:5 "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally" On a more practical note here is my rewritten quote: "If any of ye lack wisdom, ask Google", just in case God is busy at the time.
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      Oct 18 2013: The Bible calls God the "Hearer of Prayer"

      Psalms 65:2-----"O Hearer of prayer, even to you people of all flesh will come."

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