Desmond Morris Quote

This gives the agents of the gods a powerful area of support. All they need to do is to remind their followers constantly of their mortality and to convince them that the afterlife itself is under the personal management of the particular gods they are promoting. The self-protective urges of their worshippers will do the rest.


Manwatching: A Field Guide to Human Behavior (ed. 1977)

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This gives the agents of the gods a powerful area of support. All they need to do is to remind their followers constantly of their mortality and to...

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This gives the agents of the gods a powerful area of support. All they need to do is to remind their followers constantly of their mortality and to...

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This gives the agents of the gods a powerful area of support. All they need to do is to remind their followers constantly of their mortality and to...

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This gives the agents of the gods a powerful area of support. All they need to do is to remind their followers constantly of their mortality and to...