Alternative Hypothesis about Emergence of the Religions, Its Adaptive Factors For Human and General Investigation of Historical Development of Rel...
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What is the role of the religion in the journey of human evolution? Millions and millions years ago our first early-ape ancestor Lucy has to walk African savanna and she did not know her uniqueness, unfortunately. Walking is the interpretation of the environment and its adaptive solution for surviving problem. Interpretation of the environment is the most crucial component of adaptive solutions (Buss, 2004).
Encephalization of early-human and its physical consequences directly observed by chipped stones. These stones shaped geometrically accurate and interpreted by paleontologists and anthropologists than they inferred that these stones indicate non-natural inclination for perfection (Klein, 2000).
I think, crucial point is that “non-natural inclination for perfection” part. These kinds of inclinations indicate that human more specifically homo habilis observes and infers beyond nature and its appearance. They found themselves in something like figurative philosophy of nature in other words the Art. Somehow they interpret nature as a notion and express themselves with hunting or any other stones. This is fundamental base for primitive perception of divinity. Emergence and Functions of the Religion
Religion or more specifically worshiping is the result of these kinds of interpretations.My hypothesis is the first fire tamer in other words homo erectus inventor of the primitive religion. Hawthrone (2010) also concluded the similar claim but he did not consider