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| Last Updated:: 24/07/2023

Religion and Science ~ I





Overwhelmed and overawed by unexplained natural phenomena – thunderstorms, rains, earthquakes, droughts and diseases, early humans conjured the supernatural events being conducted by supernatural powers whom they started worshipping as gods. With imagination, they constructed images of various gods controlling various natural phenomena and departments of nature. Thus was born the concept of multiplicity of gods. It is a strange coincidence that all ancient civilizations – Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Mayan, Chinese, Indian, Greek and Roman – worshipped multiple gods and goddesses




Source: The Statesman Kolkata, 14/07/2023, pg.6.