Would humans be religious if they were never going to die?
Historian John O'Malley responds to an hypothetical question, "Would we be religious if we were never going to die?" The answer, he believes, is yes. Religion is concerned with more than an afterlife; it is a reflection of who we are as human beings.
O'Malley, John S.J. and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "John O'Malley, S.J. Engages with the Question: Would Humans Be Religious if They Were Never Going to Die?" January 2002. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. http://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/5
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