Gaia, Nymphs and Wakanda: On the Root of Animism

5 Pages Posted: 20 Aug 2013

Date Written: August 19, 2013

Abstract

Can the root of animism be illustrated as follows? The sun, cliffs, fountains, trees, etc; and in our time the planet Earth as seen in the darkness of space: they have all lasted a long time despite perceived threats to their existence, and are thus attributed a will to survive.

Suggested Citation

Stehberger, Martin, Gaia, Nymphs and Wakanda: On the Root of Animism (August 19, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2312733 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2312733

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