Religions are basically very popular IRL-RPGs, religious texts are the rulebooks / lore, and ‘places of worship’ the weekly fan community events.

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In an RPG, people try to win. In an organized religion, people seem more concerned about making sure other people lose.

bbildo

I disagree – RPGs are fun

_Diakoptes

Someone should make this…. Make it funny. I would buy that. No royalties to the original authors…. Lol. So good, I already have you coins.

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Ummm, this post is amazing to be honest.

froststomper

Except, RPGs exist, provides uniformity of experience to all who play it, and you know it is just a game. You are right, though. RPGs do use the well-trodden path of creating dopamine hits for the people to keep them involved within the confines of the experience.

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