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Why Zeus of All Gods?

On the Particularity of Religious Ideas

Cultural Psychology describes the persistence of “sometimes unexpected” ideas, what modern people might term “religion.” The author cites research indicating that “minimally counterintuitive ideas,” which “violate our expectations but are not too unusual,” are more memorable (Heine, 93). However, while “religious” ideas (for lack of a better term) are more…



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Nathan Smith

Psych student and aspiring therapist writing about psychology, philosophy, literature, religion. @NateSmithSNF