Over The Past Few Hundred Years, Animism Has Been Dismissed As A Primitive, Naive And Irrational Perspective, Irrelevant Within The Civilised West In The Wakeful World, Emma Restall Orr Argues That This Is Based On The Misrepresentation, Drawn In Crayon, That Each Tree And Stone Has Its Own Christian Like Immortal Soul Taking The Reader On A Philosophical Adventure, Restall Orr Explores The Heritage Of Western Thought With Precision, Enthusiasm And Sensitivity, Considering How Soul, Spirit, Mind And Consciousness Have Been Understood Through Millennia Challenging The Prevailing Worldviews Of Materialism And Dualism, She Presents Animism As A Radically Different, Yet Mature And Coherent Philosophy Providing Deep Green Ethics With A Wholly Rational Metaphysical Foundation, The Wakeful World Is A Compelling View Of The Nature Of Existence And The Experience Of Reality, Giving Solid Ground For The Now Necessary Journey To A Sustainable World.
from Wikipedia Emma Restall Orr is a British neo druid, animist, priest, poet and author She worked for the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids in the early 1990s, becoming an Ovate tutor In 1993 she became joint chief of the British Druid Order BDO staying until 2002 Together with the Order founder Philip Shallcrass, she developed the BDO into one of the largest and most influential of its
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