Why did totemism originate in clan communities?

The tribal community was the only support and insurance in harsh conditions. It is human nature to exalt their ancestors. Gradually, primitive people develop a line of veneration for their ancestors, which gradually turns into a cult. People endowed their ancestors with supernatural powers and believed that they protected the tribe, as, for example, the elders protect the younger.

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