- Oct 2019
That's cargo cult religion. Cargo cult religion exists today in the form of media and television idolatry and consumerism. The cargo cult nature of man hasn't changed.Religion started with Ooga-Booga the first guy who said "You guys do the work, I'll make sure the spirits are in your favor"
In that sense, it likely started before that:
Scientists think that chimps throwing and stacking stones at hollow trees may be evidence of early rituals
Science (or Scientism, that is) is a modern religion, as are the religions today and yesterday which rejects gods and idols, in favor of God - or a Supreme Being.