The Question (ID Number 75)...
...and the response:Paganism is a religion that grew up among the farmers of our culture---it is essentially a farmer's religion. Animism is something else entirely. The fact that it's often confused with paganism shows how little it's understood by the people of our culture, who have a vague perception of it as "something primitive" and as a crude forerunner of "real" religion. I had two or three major goals I wanted to accomplish in THE STORY OF B; one of them was to shed some light on animism.
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