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Is altruism a religion


is altruism a religion?

what about Rationality?

It has donaters and believers and haters

Of course, this begs the question of if there should be, there has been scientific studies I have not reaserched stating religion lead to less altruism in children. (https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(15)01167-7)

Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Sikhism, etc, place particular emphasis on altruistic morality. Perhaps alturisim is a manifestation of religion?

Well. what makes a religion? If devotes, certainly altruism passes.

Google says

the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.

But I don’t believe this to be true. Hinduism has atheists, despite it being a religion. I am more inclined to Wikipedia's flaky definition, although that one kindly lets me know that there is much debate, and gives me more questions than I had when I started. what is religion vs spirituality? is there really any difference, or is religion but an exercise of spirituality?

I have no clue, but I think altruism is not a religion but a community