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Map of Mars: Religions

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A map of Mars showing the planet's three major religions and the few little bits and pieces surviving in the mountains.

The yellow and the green religion are related (as closely as Protestantism and Catholicism). The blue is the weird animist tribal religion of the northern steppe people.

What I've been thinking about for the Martians is a sort of ancestor-worship, where spirits of the dead may individually haunt people or inhabit inanimate objects, or they may combine in the afterlife to act as a huge gestalt god-mind. Or several god-minds. Depending on what the spirits believed in life about right and wrong, they tend to clump together into different gods with different opinions about what should be done. They show their pleasure and displeasure through events in the material world. The big difference in between the yellows and the greens is that the yellows think that there is a single perfect god who, if they find it and obey its commands, will lead them to create a perfect world, a utopian government. In other words, there is a true god, and all the others are either wrong or evil. The Greens, on the other tentacle, believe that there is no single god that is right all the time, but there is at least one god that gives the correct instructions for any particular situation. These theological differences give rise to very different political philosophies.

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The original discussion of the idea: ([link])
The design of a Martian: ([link])
Map of mars: ([link])
Continents of mars: ([link])
Martian races: ([link])
Martian religions: ([link])
Martian economic blocks: ([link])
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souhjiro's avatar
the inhabitable zones looks like a religion can take them to demon owned lands, and to think respect the zones with life as holy ones, considering a sacred task to increase the habitability of their territories...

On Earth, they split on two main sects, one with thinks the lush world as a paradise for chosen people(of course, they)including all Earth lifeforms, and other who believes only Martian life is sacred and intent to marsform the entire third planet to bring to existence the New Mars plenty of Martian sacred life..