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why most religions present today came from asia?

  1. pisean282311 profile image52
    pisean282311posted 5 years ago

    Why most religions come from asia?...Is it something to do with asia being more populated or is it hint that moral values first evolved in asia?

    1. Hummingbird5356 profile image81
      Hummingbird5356posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      More likely to do with the fact that most people in the world come from Asia and moved out to populate the rest of the world.
      Nothing to do with moral values at all.

    2. mischeviousme profile image61
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      The silk road, a trade route between china, africa and (at the time) the west. It's been said that almost all the religions, from asia to europe, are a result of the upanishads. The upanishads are some of the oldest collected works on earth, predating christianity easily by 3,000 years or so. If the bible is 2,000 years old, the upanishads are closer to 5,000 years old.

      1. pisean282311 profile image52
        pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        @mis can be .....silk route connected right from india to saudi ....and Persia-India are land of biggest theological thinkers...veda, upanishads are product of them...India , china had established kingdoms and where huge economies...so influence on them might have been on most part of world of those era...

        1. mischeviousme profile image61
          mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Monks from the ch'an and tebetan disciplines, as well as many other sects, went on annual pilgrimages. It is quite possible that these monks came in contact with early middle easterners.

          1. pisean282311 profile image52
            pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            @mis also there was interaction between ancient India , ancient china , ancient egypt...these interactions was for business purpose in most times , but there might have been theological as well as culture exchanges too...

            1. mischeviousme profile image61
              mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              The chinese were very open to outside cultures, until the era of the great disappointment, circa; 17th century onward, until about the middle of the 20th century.

  2. Kangaroo_Jase profile image82
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 5 years ago

    Australian Dreamtime, worlds oldest religion - 40,000 years

    1. pisean282311 profile image52
      pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      @kangaroo m talking about present day dominating religions...not about which is oldest...oldest would be obviously from africa and australia...religion was invented by humans so as soon as humans thought of some kind of external power , they might have invented some form of worshipping structure , rituals etc...

      1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image82
        Kangaroo_Jaseposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        @pisean282311,

        This still relates to your OP, why would the Australian Dream time not come from Asia? It is also still around and is still present today.

        1. pisean282311 profile image52
          pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          @kangaroo ya agreed...but humans came from australia to asia as per out of africa theory....so chances of religion coming from asia to australia is difficult......i need to rephrase question why is present dominating religions like abhrahmic religions and hinduism etc come from asia?

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            jomineposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            May be because Asians are better at deception!

            1. pisean282311 profile image52
              pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              lol

  3. Will Apse profile image88
    Will Apseposted 5 years ago

    Nonsense question. How did I stumble into this thread. lol.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image28
      Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hindu is the world's oldest Religion, you could say most religions branched off Hinduism. Before then, Mankind started from Africa from a, so called Adam and Eve (a non religious couple)

      1. pisean282311 profile image52
        pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        @castle it does seems so...

 
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