Originally Posted by TechnoGuyRob
Zach: Why not? The only "religion" or "spiritually" we are accustomed with is that which affects humans, am I correct? Hence, humans (in a sense) invented--or rather, initiated--"religion" and "spiritually". Even if supernatural phenomena "exist", if there were no humans to "consciously" perceive them, and those phenomena did not affect the universe, then they might as well not have been "initiated" or "happening" in our universe.
Gorillas and other primates do seemingly-religious ceremonies. Elephants do rituals with the bodies of their dead. Religion is not only human, the most intelligent among animals do rituals that could be considered religious. The elephant ritual is particularly interesting.