What are the reasons for the emergence of religious beliefs?

Ancient people did not know the true causes of natural phenomena. They were afraid of thunder, lightning, hurricanes, floods, fires, they considered the sun, moon, stars, trees, rivers, stones alive. Everything in nature had its own spirit. Spirits in relation to people could be both good and evil. To appease the spirits of nature, people made sacrifices to them and performed special rituals in their honor.
An attempt to influence the future through drawing and other rituals.

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