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Wasn't there some element of maltheism in the Roman pantheon? As I remember, the general theme was that the Gods had motivations that humans could only guess at, and were didn't particularly care about most human lives. --Kels 18:42, 26 May 2007 (CDT)

Not so much that the gods were evil, but that they were capricious, with wholly human motives and mentalities, and subject to the same human failings (jealousy, etc.). They were only as good, or bad, as humanity.-AmesG 18:47, 26 May 2007 (CDT)
You need your gods to be roughly human in order to understand what the religion means. Nobody would follow a religion that was completely unrelated to human needs or desires. Basically, having Gods is a way of putting a human face on the incomprehensible. — Unsigned, by: Totnesmartin / talk / contribs
Well of course Man creates God(s) in his own image rather than the other way round. Jollyfish.gifGenghisOur ignorance is God; what we know is science. 04:10, 23 June 2008 (EDT)

What about satanism? Is that a maltheistic faith? Wazza (Not Wazzock, Wazza)Approach the Presence 04:25, 23 June 2008 (EDT)