Thanks. I appreciate the encouragement. Writing these kinds of articles on Medium is often disheartening because the vast majority of readers here aren't interested in them.

I agree that accidents are involved in practically all complex outcomes. Luck is a factor no matter what happens. Oligarchy or rule by the few has been the norm in the history of big societies, though. That norm has multiple causes, and theistic priming may not be an original cause as much as a rationalization or enabler that perpetuates this norm.

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Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.