Big Gods: How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict

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Abstract

How did human societies scale up from small, tight-knit groups of hunter - gatherers to the cooperative societies of today - even though anonymity is the enemy of cooperation? How did organized religions with "Big Gods" - the great monotheistic and polytheistic faiths - spread to colonize minds in the world? This title deals with these questions.

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  • Ara Norenzayan

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