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" Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element which to the educated modern mind is the very mainspring of practical religion. "
The International Quarterly - Page 580
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Primitive culture: researches into the development of mythology ..., Volume 2

sir Edward Burnett Tylor - 1871
...moral government of the universe is an essential tenet of natural religion simply falls to the ground. Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element...mind is the very mainspring of practical religion. Not, as I have said, that morality is absent from the life of the lower races. Without a code of morals,...
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Dynamic Sociology, Or Applied Social Science: As Based Upon ..., Volume 2

Lester Frank Ward - Sociology - 1883
...moral government of the universe is an essential tenet of natural religion simply falls to the ground. Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element...mind is the very mainspring of practical religion. Not, as I have said, that morality is absent from the life of the lower races. Without a code of morals,...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 2

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor - Primitive societies - 1883
...moral government of the universe is an essential tenet of natural religion simply falls to the ground. Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element which to the educated modern mind is th:1 very mainspring of practical religion. Not, as I have said, that morality is absent from the life...
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Ethnologische Studien zur ersten Entwicklung der Strafe: nebst ..., Volume 1

Sebald Rudolf Steinmetz - Ethnopsychology - 1894
...all, to rudimentary civilisation." Selbstverständlich, doch in angedeuteter Weise irreführend ist: „savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical...mind is the very mainspring of practical religion." Dass die niedren Rassen nicht ohne Moral sind, braucht kaum nachgewiesen zu werden, ob diese mitunter...
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Ethnologische Studien zur ersten Entwicklung der Strafe: nebst ..., Volume 1

Sebald Rudolf Steinmetz - Ethnopsychology - 1894
...all, to rodimentary civilisation." Selbstverständlich, doch in angedeuteter Weise irreführend ist: „savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical...the educated modern mind is the very mainspring of piactical religion." Dass die niedren Kassen nicht ohne Moral sind, braucht kaum nachgewiesen zu werden,...
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Essay on the bases of the mystic knowledge

E. Récéjac - Mysticism - 1899 - 287 pages
...religion," we are told, " have no relation, or at best only very rudimentary ones, with lower stages of civilization. Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element which to the educated moral mind is the very mainspring of practical religion." l " Rudimentary " relations, it may be, but...
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Christianity and Mythology

John M. Robertson - Christianity and other religions - 1900 - 484 pages
...endorses a separatist view of primitive thought. Concluding his exposition of Animism,2 he writes that " Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element...mind is the very mainspring of practical religion. Not, as I have said, that morality is absent from the life of the lower races. Without a code of morals,...
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The Philosophy of Religion

George Galloway - Religion - 1920 - 602 pages
...solidarity and a sense of common obligations. It is in a sense true to say, as Dr. Tylor has said, that " Savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element which to the educated modern mind is the mainspring of practical religion."1 But ethical ideas imply a personal development which did not then...
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The Religion of the Primitives

A. Le Roy - Religion - 1922 - 334 pages
...mention religion among them."6 "The relation of morality to religion," says Tylor, "is one that belongs in its rudiments, or not at all, to rudimentary civilization....mind is the very mainspring of practical religion. . . . But these ethical laws stand on their own ground of tradition and public opinion, comparatively...
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Essays for Richard Ellmann: Omnium Gatherum

Susan Dick, Declan Kiberd - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 496 pages
...Lawrence would have found emphasized in Tylor's survey of the nature and meaning of Animism is that 'savage animism is almost devoid of that ethical element...educated modern mind is the very mainspring of practical religion'.14 'The lower animism is not immoral, it is unmoral.'15 Savages do not, presumably, judge...
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