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TonyGriffiths 3 Jan 24
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See the question regarding ESP.

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Santa Claus is used to control how children behave. Is it really so difficult to believe that religion is similar in function?

Nope!

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Fits perfectly.

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Yes, religion seems to be a license to steal.

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Interesting. Now I suspect this is the origin of the name of the Seneca Crane character in the Hunger Games.

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This could have been an early clue talking snakes on a woman's head, Wonder who stole the talking snake idea. Thing so fantastic and were never question really makes you wonder.

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Sums it up quite nicely.

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Gods were created in the minds of men for the purpose of world domination.

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I totally agree. Religion is the opiate of the masses. It keeps the masses compliant and quiet to be exploited.

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How did Seneca manage to live to such an age whilst espousing such thoughts? Presumably the news did not, like a good beer or wine, travel.

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"Changes upon changes we remain, more or less, the same."

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I concur.

Nena Level 6 Jan 24, 2018
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Perhaps "common" and "wise" had different connotations back then? But, there is a core of truth there. Maybe change common to ignorant; and wise to informed. The rest can stand.

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Rulers use religion to control their subjects. The Church was always instrumental in royal life.

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