Published on June 2nd, 2000 02:06 PM
Well, we're back on the creativity track after a few diversions, and back on the subject of religion in your continuity.
Eventually, you're going to have to design a religion if you're making a really original world. You aren't going to be able to avoid it for one reason:
DESIGNING A RELIGION 1: Religion is inevitable.
In the broadest sense, religion is how people define and relate to the universe, and how they order their lives around how they feel the universe works. Yes, this is my definition, but it's my column and it’s the approach I'll be taking.
So, in short, you WILL deal with religion in your world - because your residents will have ways of perceiving the universe