“A religion is not simply a collection of fragmentary beliefs about very specific objects...
“To a greater or lesser extent, all known religions have been systems of ideas that embrace the universality of things and give us a total representation of the world.”
—Émile Durkheim in The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, 1912
Exploring the variables that matter most. Exploding the conventional wisdom that rules us.
Category: symbols on sticks
It’s National Flag Day. Here’s why we put symbols on sticks.
We might be living in an age of self-driving cars and going to Mars, but we also have totem poles.