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part of a totem pole

Always facinated by totem poles.

  • John Mon

    this is nothing but a simple copy of Mexican Tula giants

Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Durkheim describes totemism as the most basic form of religion. A totem is a sacred plant, animal or object. From his study of secondary data of Australian aboriginies Durkheim claims that when the group are worshipping the totem, they are actually worshipping themselves. As such religion maintains social integration.

7 Dimensions Doctrinal: Totemism is a system of belief in which each human is thought to have a spiritual connection or a kinship with another physical being, such as an animal or plant, often called a "spirit-being" or "totem."