"Religious Chimps" Topic
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|GarrisonMiniatures ||05 Mar 2016 3:28 a.m. PST|
Is nothing sacred?
'New footage shows chimpanzees engaging in bizarre behaviour — which might be a form of sacred ritual that could show the beginnings of a kind of religious belief.'
This leads to a few interesting thoughts – religious wars between two groups of apes 'Rally to defend the honour of the One True Tree'
|jpattern2 ||05 Mar 2016 8:36 a.m. PST|
Chimpanzees in West Africa have been spotted banging and throwing rocks against trees and throwing them into gaps inside, leading to piles of rocks.
Sounds more like a game to me, but the relation to early human cairns is definitely compelling.
| Parzival ||05 Mar 2016 10:30 a.m. PST|
So, basically, they may have combined horseshoes with basketball?
| StoneMtnMinis ||05 Mar 2016 1:55 p.m. PST|
Getting ready for Spring Training in the African developmental league. Pitchers and catchers report first.
| Ditto Tango 2 3 ||05 Mar 2016 4:22 p.m. PST|
Step 1 = Cairn of Stones
Step 2 = ?
Step 3 = Throwing bones around tall black monolith
|Gunfreak ||06 Mar 2016 11:33 a.m. PST|
Next year in the news:
HOW SAFE ARE WE REALLY FROM FUNDAMENTALIST CHIPS!
No chimps on planes anymore. Trump talkes about interment camps for chipms. Fox news talked about No go zones in London zoo as radical chimps forces chimprea law!
|XRaysVision ||07 Mar 2016 6:17 a.m. PST|
Humans have religions.
Humans do meaningless stuff.
Humans sort of look like chimps.
Chimps do meaningless stuff.
Chimps have religion.
Oh, and if a duck floats….
|nazrat||07 Mar 2016 7:45 a.m. PST|