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James G. Frazer - Quotes

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The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed. ---->>>

Even the recognition of an individual whom we see every day is only possible as the result of an abstract idea of him formed by generalization from his appearances in the past. ---->>>

The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being. ---->>>

The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.

The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.

By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: January 1, 1854
Birthplace:
Die: 05-07, 1941
Occupation: Scientist
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Sir James George Frazer OM FRS FRSE FBA (; 1 January 1854 – 7 May 1941) was a Scottish social anthropologist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparative religion. He is often considered one of the founding fathers of modern anthropology. His most famous work, The Golden Bough (1890), documents and details the similarities among magical and religious beliefs around the globe (wikipedia)