We are the SUM of our stories.
The world around us becomes the result of what we tell ourselves is happening.
We interpret our lives and the doings we experience within the confines of our beliefs. And we make what we see and feel adhere to those beliefs.
From our first attempts at understanding all of life and our relationship to it, we created tales—myths—origins for ourselves within the context of what we saw and felt and intuited about our situations.
This chart—“The Evolutionary Tree of Religion” is fascinating to study and contemplate—at least fascinating to those of us who find it as such.
If you can’t quite make out the details, I broke it into 3 parts, but if you need a closer look, go to the Facebook address listed for HumanOdyssey.