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Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human characteristics to non-human creatures and beings, phenomena, material states and objects or abstract concepts. Examples include animals and plants and forces of nature such as winds, rain or the sun depicted as creatures with human motivation able to reason and converse. The term derives from the combination of the Greek ἄνθρωπος (ánthrōpos), "human" and μορφή (morphē), "shape" or "form".
It is strongly associated with art and storytelling where it has ancient roots. Most cultures possess a long-standing fable tradition with anthropomorphised animals as characters that can stand as commonly recognised types of human behaviour.
Anthropomorphic animals are often used as mascots for sports teams or sporting events, often represented by humans in costumes.
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In religions and mythologies

Main article: Anthropotheism
In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of human qualities in these beings. Many mythologies are concerned with anthropomorphic deities who express human characteristics such as jealousy, hatred, or love. The Greek gods, such as Zeus and Apollo, were often depicted in human form exhibiting human traits. Anthropomorphism in this case is referred to as anthropotheism.
Numerous sects throughout history have been called anthropomorphites attributing such things as hands and eyes to God, including a sect in Egypt in the 4th century, and an heretical, 10th-century sect, who literally interpreted Book of Genesis chapter 1, verse 27: "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
From the perspective of adherents of religions in which humans were created in the form of the divine, the phenomenon may be considered theomorphism, or the giving of divine qualities to humans.
Criticism

The Greek philosopher Xenophanes (570–480 BC) said that "the greatest god" resembles man "neither in form nor in mind." Anthropomorphism of God is rejected by Judaism and Islam, which both believe that God is beyond human limits of physical comprehension. Judaism's rejection grew after the advent of Christianity, which claimed Jesus was a physical manifestation of God, until becoming codified in 13 principles of Jewish faith authored by Maimonides in the 12th Century.
In his book Faces in the Clouds: A New Theory of Religion, Stewart Elliott Guthrie theorizes that all religions are anthropomorphisms that originate due to the brain's tendency to detect the presence or vestiges of other humans in natural phenomena.



always have to read is very inportant to know from where comes the things
 

Elessara

N UR THRED; VORIN MAH PICKEL
Furries... trying to educate furries... with copy pasta... *facepalm*


Cool Story Bro!
 
I gotta say that i mace palmed my hand when i saw it.
You gotta say that THIS kind of idea sucked ass but still brings like 10000 people.
 

Elessara

N UR THRED; VORIN MAH PICKEL
only read and discuss

In my opinion:

Anthropotheism is ascribing human form and nature to gods, or the belief that gods are only deified human beings. Associated with classical Greek and Roman beliefs, a type of anthropotheism finds a modern expression in the Mormon world-view of eternal progression. Vestiges of Hebrew anthropotheism can be discerned throughout the Old Testament. It is a type of physitheism.

I think it is very iMportant
 

Aden

Play from your ****ing HEART
That's some rampant assburgers shit right thar.

So you don't think that anyone can't just look up the wiki article that you copypasta'd from on their own? Do the new, uneducated furries need to be babied and spoonfed their information by someone who doesn't seem too educated themselves? What is your point here?
 
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Tycho

Guest
ITT: Newfag with terrible English tries to play professor by presenting first-year workbook material to a room full of Ph.D's.

Those who ever wanted to know about this stuff have looked it up a long time ago.
 

Elessara

N UR THRED; VORIN MAH PICKEL
nothing I do not have any point of view I just copy it As I said just put it for people who do not know where truth comes the furry but nothing

That's what Google is for... The "new furs" don't need someone who can barley speak English trying to tell them how to be a furry.

~They can do bad all by themselves... trust me, they don't need help.
 

Conker

Destroyer of Nazi Teddy Bears
Cite your fucking sources when you copy/pasta, not that Wiki is much of one but still.

PLAGIARISM IS FUXIN PLAGIARISM!

Also, this thread is bad and the OP should feel bad

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