03 JAN 2012 by ideonexus

 The Bible was Like Wikipedia

The Bible can serve as a prototypical example. Like Wikipedia, the Bible’s authorship was shared, largely anonymous, and cumulative, and the obscurity of the individual authors served to create an oracle-like ambience for the document as “the literal word of God.” If we take a nonmetaphysical view of the Bible, it serves as a link to our ancestors, a window into human nature and our cultural origins, and can be used as a source of solace and inspiration. Someone who believes in a person...
Folksonomies: wikipedia bible wiki
Folksonomies: wikipedia bible wiki
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Written anonymously by many authors, which produced an oracle quality about it that allow it to become a tool for manipulation.