There are so many religions in our world, each with their own deities, codes and beliefs. However at the same time, a lot of religions have many things in common which led me to wonder (with some help) about what if all the deities/gods were playing a game together and we were the pawns and pieces? What if the reason why there are so many religions, aside from different cultures and what not, is due to this game that they are playing. A game that is a contest of sorts where it ends when “everything” ends.
What I mean by ”everything” is the dimension that we are in, whereas the gods/deities keep a close eye from the safety of their dimension. Since, when “everything” ends, we can assume armageddon has arrived.
As such it serves as the deadline for this game that they play where it’s main goal is to see how many worshippers each can obtain before armageddon arrives. Also, they are not allowed to directly appear before their potential followers to influence them aside from certain exceptions.
If this were the case and this was the main reason why we are here in this world, then wouldn’t this be the meaning of life? Perhaps but if it truly is, then maybe that’s why it was kept a secret since being alive because you are needed to help win a contest does not sound like the greatest purpose to live for, hence maybe that’s why we have so many other thoughts as to what is the meaning of life since if this one is true, then it surely is a boring reason to be alive.
But then again, I lay no claims as to whether or not this is the meaning of life or if the gods actually play this game; it’s just a thought that crossed my mind and I wanted to share.