religion

It was perplexing to hear how my mother

I don’t think it’s one’s faith in as much as what one chooses to believe in to be of concern. I see the issue as how one practices The Faith. My mother was Protestant Free Methodist, and my father Roman Catholic. It was perplexing to hear how my mother grew up believing going to the […]

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The capacity to imagine nonexistent things was the key to everything, for it allowed them to communicate better.

“In his book Sapiens, historian Yuval Harari posits that our ancestors’ capacity to imagine nonexistent things was the key to everything, for it allowed them to communicate better. Before this change, they could only trust people from their immediate family or tribe. Afterward their trust extended to larger communities, bound by common fantasies (for example, […]

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