Originally Posted by RichCCFC
Have any proof of this theory?
You know people wouldn't have a sense of morality if it wasn't for Religion?
additionally, i've read plenty of ancient texts. gilgamesh, the old testament, but especially classical greek, etc. i read tens of thousands of words from ancient texts at college. tens of thousands. maybe more.
nearly every ancient civilization was religiously ordered.
agriculture and religion are commonly regarded as major factors in creating cities, which allow for a surplus of and a diferentiation of labor. they made civilization.
IE it took us out of the stone age by moving us away from hunting and gathering.
it's quite a well documented phenomenon, and frankly it ought to seem like common sense if you've got a strong enough base of knowledge on the subject.