Quotation by Bronislaw Malinowski

Both magic and religion are based strictly on mythological tradition, and they also both exist in the atmosphere of the miraculous, in a constant revelation of their wonder-working power. They both are surrounded by taboos and observances which mark off their acts from those of the profane world.
Bronislaw Malinowski (1884–1942), Polish-born U.S. anthropologist. "Magic, Science and Religion," Magic, Science and Religion and Other Essays, Free Press (1948).
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