*******However, I am in disagreement about the benefit of the written word. I do see how the evolution from symbols to written word has been beneficial to human development.********
I did not ask about the the benefits of writing or written words.
I am talking about what is popularly known as "THE WRITTEN WORD OF GOD"
I asked about SPECIFIC volumes of works known as holy writs. Be it tanakh or quran or old testament or new testament or book of the dead or whatever...what proof is there that once these scripts were published/printed, there was a better society AFTERWARDS compared to the state of that society BEFORE writ?
That is my specific question. My question applies to HOLY WRITS only not the form of communication known as writing.
All societies did not have writ. In fact the majority of the humans of earth did not. So what did they lack or miss out on as far as a relationship with Jah or enlightenment compared to those who were so blessed and favored enough to receive so-called inspired holy writ?
Do hebrews live longer?
Do moslems not feel pain or something?
Do xtians not have to have sex to generate offspring?
I am looking for evidence to show me that writ-cultures are "better than" or chosen (other than what THEIR book says)
That is my specific question that I am still patiently on pins and needles waiting for anyone to edify me.
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