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Did the drawings of the Aurignacian culture 32,000 years ago directly assist in killing aurochs, OR were they self-motivational?

Actually I think they were the beginnings of cultural algebra: where something that cannot be explained (yet) is symbolized. The main problem imho with religions is that the symbols have been venerated, instead of completing the algebraic formulation.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Sat Oct 30th, 2010 at 11:05:46 AM EST
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venerated and especially personified.

it remains that more recent religions such as buddhism have reached a level of sophistication difficult to explain this way.

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by ValentinD (walentijn arobase free spot frança) on Sun Oct 31st, 2010 at 08:45:24 PM EST
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