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The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
But always and sometimes questioning the old modes
And the new wondering, the poem, growing up through the floor,
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To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are alr ...
Compare ... the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the seas ...
No doubt for the average man nationalism is no more than one of the faiths that live together in actual if illogical partnership i ...
Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
Daemons have strength,
ritual is rooted in earth,
ancient and blest.
Passionate grave thought,
belief enhanced,
ritual returned and magic.
The Miss America contest is ... the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for ...
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