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I read what your God-believing colleague wrote. I'm a Duch humanosopher and the origins of our God belief is my speciallity.
Normal animals don't believe in concepts. God is one of the many consequences of our earliest ancestors becoming linguistic. I name them here OEAs, living in little bands of bonobo-like apemen somewhere in what is now Ethiopia, in a woodland environment. When? I suppose some 4.5 million years ago.
Linguisticallity means that they, then…