Mutation Helps Create the Most Durable Religions

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When people think of religions, they tend to turn to of the big five: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Although these are the most popular religions in the world, they are a minuscule sample of the thousands of religions that have existed over humanity’s history, and a small slice even of religions that exist today.

Despite the obvious differences between the big five, there are some deep

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