Can Troubled Minds Create Beauty?

The priests who now spread what they said was the divine Word — the Word of God that had magically been communicated to them — were backed up by armies, courts of law, and executioners. But their ultimate backup was not temporal, but spiritual. Their most powerful weapons were the ‘sacred’ stories, rituals, and priestly edicts through which they systematically inculcated in peoples’ minds the fear of terrible, remote, and ‘inscrutable’ deities. For

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David Price

David Price

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I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.