A Belief in Other Minds

  • Michael A. G. Michaud


For much of their time on Earth, most humans have believed that they share their world with non-human intelligences, particularly spirits that animate natural phenomena. Those spirits could do good, providing rain for crops and granting survival to children. They could do harm, bringing droughts, floods, or disease.


Solar System Planetary System Heavenly Body American Astronomer Alien Civilization 
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