Animism And Religion

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He claims that primitive and savage societies have an animistic view of the universe, where all objects in the universe possess a spiritual soul which animates them, and that ultimately the universe is also animated by a greater spiritual being. Freud believes that only savages believe in animism and its way to interpret events in the world around them, instead of the more socialized ways of interpreting the world such as, religion and science. Animism, religion, and science, make up the three stages in human intellectual development, based on their interpretations of how the world works.
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