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29. Religion / A. Polytheistic Religion / 4. Dualist Religion

[religions based on two opposed gods]

6 ideas
There must be at least two souls controlling the cosmos, one doing good, the other the opposite [Plato]
The Gnostic demiurge (creator) is deluded, and doesn't care about us [Frede,M]
Gnosticism has a supreme creator God, giving way to a possibly hostile Demiurge [Gray]
Dualist religions see everything as a battleground of good and evil forces [Harari]
Dualist religions say the cosmos is a battleground, so canít explain its order [Harari]
Manichaeans and Gnostics: good made spirit, evil made flesh [Harari]