Religous beginning -means to obtain tax

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Religous beginning -means to obtain tax

Could the beginning of all religions writings not have started with ; we need tax money .

Seeing that they all started around the same time , have used this fantasy of writings to serve as a means to collect tax.

For a tax exempt society nothing appears to have changed , religious organizations are continuously looking for financial support .

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I would not call it TAX.

I would not call it TAX. Certainly religion is the oldest con game on the planet. Give the holy man money and he will talk to the spirits for you, bring you good luck or sell you a charm. Tax seems to be more connected to social order and tribal leaders or kings.

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I doubt it. Religion probably

I doubt it. Religion probably arises to help answer questions of the world and bind a community together. Taxes are used to help support large organizations, which can be secular or religious. It most likely the first 'taxes' was a tribute to the most powerful person in the region to make them stronger.

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Brad, you wrote, “Seeing that

Brad, you wrote, “Seeing that they all started around the same time...”

Really? What time was that?

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