Originally Posted by TheBoarzHeadBoy
Yes but as an atheist it's clear that almost all the world's deities are derived from a single Indo European root thousands and thousands of years ago which over time diverged. We're discussing semantics. In an academic sense Zeus is distinguishable from Apollo just as Apollo is distinguishable from Asclepius. But as one zooms out you see they're all just facets of a bigger image.
i have to disagree Europe is not the center of the universe regardless of how the our schools teach
and i can go on with conspiracy theory of Venus wiping out or early civilization all day
and the first recorded god was Vishnu other then "The Great Hyne"
long before any Egyptian or Aztec god was ever engraved in stone