Comparative characteristics of the “pre-axial” and “axial” spiritual baggage of humanity

Some characteristics of the ” pre-axial state” New Ideas Introduced by Axial Time Movements
The predominance of magical religions with a focus on ritual Ethical religions with a focus on moral issues
Man is understood as part of nature Man is the king of nature, he has a special relationship with God
Man lives in a single world; the world of gods and the world of people are not separated The world of people ( profane ) and the world of gods (transcendental) are separated . Crossing the border is difficult. Search for salvation
Accepting the world as it is The desire to reorganize the world, the need for social activity
Man is conquered by fate, fate A person is responsible to himself for his actions. The ruler is responsible for everyone before God

 

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