Tag Archive for: The Patterning Instinct

Jeremy Lent’s iconic work, described by George Monbiot as “the most profound, brilliant and potentially world-changing book I’ve read this century,” dissects the profound ways in which our cultures shape our understanding of the world. With rigour and lyricism, Lent explores the synthesis of cognitive, religious, philosophical, scientific and political systems that make up our civilizational structures, illuminating the intricate connections between language, myth, and belief systems.


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