anthropomorphism

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Synonyms for anthropomorphism

the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits

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Glasgow's notion that religious belief is a psychological delusion to be explained by the mechanism of projection is, of course, common to Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and Schopenhauer's sources in French materialism, including Helvetius and his friend Holbach: for thirty years Helvetius dined at Holbach's twice a week, while Holbach was writing works including The System of Nature: "theologians were, and always will be true anthropomorphites.