How did shirk (polytheism) originate amongst the people?the people?

Origin of Idol worship [Must read!] ------------------------------------ Idol worship initially originated as a result of 'love gone astray'. Ibn Abbas (RA) and Ibn Abi Hatim (RA) related: "Waddan was a righteous man who was loved by his people. He lived in the period between Adam (AS) and Noah (AS) . When he died, they withdrew … Continue reading How did shirk (polytheism) originate amongst the people?the people?