Against Those in Tropical Regions and Warm Climate
No great religion emerged in Africa except Egypt.
No great religions also emerged in tropical areas including the Central and South America, and Pacific Regions. However, people in those tropical areas must have enjoyed great nature without scarcity of foods. Those tropical people must have had easier lives than those in Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia.
In India including bases of the Himalayan region, Buddha appeared, but his teaching was concentrated on basic problems even to happy tropical people: birth, sickness, ageing, and death. In North, Central and South Americas, progress of civilization (introduction of agriculture) was slow, and people must have lived in environments rich in nature. Their religious sense was overwhelmed by rich nature where human beings looked only part of nature but not as independent entities which could pursue God.
In China suitable for agriculture, religious activities were integrated into ritual of tribes and control of the society. As a result, Confucianism emerged with focus on quality of humanity including respect for ancestors, which was a core of integrity of each family, each tribe, and each kingdom. They did not develop the concept of God as the creator of the universe. Or they did not see God that generated and governed the universe and the human world and could save people even if they admitted that there were gods with super power.
In Egypt also suitable for agriculture, a religion linked with Egyptian imagination about the universe was developed. Thus pyramids were built as symbols of their imagination. However, people did not need God that would save them from every pain and trouble in lives.
Finally, when one tribe left Mesopotamia, suitable for agriculture, and went into deserts, they started to develop the concept of God who created human beings and had power to save people.
Their religion developed in Christianity to be accepted by Europeans living in relatively meager nature. Their ancestors did not enjoy easy living like that seen in tropical regions or regions surrounded by rich nature.
Material civilization was mostly developed through human efforts to establish human living in severe nature. Severe natural conditions fostered a tendency of accepting a non-nonsense religion.
Tens of thousands years ago, people living in tropical areas enjoyed easy lives; thousands years ago, people living in regions suitable for agriculture also enjoyed their lives. However, powerful civilization was developed with a specific religion by people whose ancestor were living in meager natural environments.
Therefore, since Columbus, the Western civilization and Christianity have made a conquest of the world. Descendants of people having lived relatively easy lives in tropical regions or in warm climate suitable for primitive agriculture could not cope with the power of Europe.
So, God has saved people living in, otherwise, meager natural environments. However, they might become too arrogant with power of material civilization and with pride of cultivating spiritual world based on their religion.
If this material civilization should collapse and the religion should get helplessly rotten, modern people in developed countries would envy those living in tropical areas, again.
So, modern people living in developed countries should appreciate God because due to God they could develop material civilization and spiritual culture so that they don't have to envy those living in tropical regions and rich natural environments.
Mat 20:16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.
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Mar 2:8 And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts?
Mar 2:9 Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk?