My thoughts on religious progression

My thoughts on religious progression Animism (100,000 years ago) Totemism (50,000 years ago) Shamanism (30,000 years ago) Paganism (13,000 years ago) Institutional religion (5,000 years ago)  Religion Progression Animism (belief in a perceived spirit world) passably by at least 100,000 years ago “the primal stage of early religion” Totemism (belief that these perceived spirits could be managed with created physical expressions) passably by at least 50,000 years ago “progressed stage of early religion” Shamanism (belief that some special person can commune with these perceived spirits on the behalf of others by way rituals) passably by at least 30,000 years ago Paganism “Early organized nature based religion” mainly like an evolved shamanism with gods (passable by at least 13,000 years ago). Institutional religion “organized religion” as a social institution with official dogma usually set in a hierarchical/bureaucratic structure that contains strict rules and practices dominating the believer’s life. Religion Progression   1. Animism (belief in a perceived spirit world) passably by at least 100,000 years ago “the primal stage of early religion”   2. Totemism (belief that these perceived spirits could be managed with created physical expressions) passably by at least 50,000 years ago “progressed stage of early religion”   3. Shamanism (belief that some special person can commune with these perceived spirits on the behalf of others by way rituals) passably by at least 30,000 years ago   4. Paganism “Early organized religion” (passably by at least 13,000 to 5,000 years ago):   *primal stage of organized religion is 13,000 years ago.   *proto stage of organized religion is around 10,000 years ago.   *progressed stage of organized religion is around 7,000 years ago.   *developed stage...