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and Borges's ‘other shapes’ emerging from the mirror (‘Little by little they will differ from us’)
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processes occurring ‘behind the backs’ of individual agents. According to Sigmund Freud ( 1980) , the invisible forces governing our lives could also be discovered in unfulfilled desires hidden within the ‘unconscious’ of the human psyche. In structuralist anthropology, the invisible was located in universal structures existing before and beyond the individual, directing the tangible form of various social phenomena from kinship alliances and myths to ways of carving a stone (Lévi-Strauss 2001 ).
All of these grand social theories
(Luhrmann 2016 : 147; Willerslev and Suhr 2018 ).
The Durkheimian approach offered a framework for understanding religious beliefs and practices as corresponding not to the reality of gods or spirits, but to social reality. For Émile Durkheim ( 2008 ), religion was the very glue that kept society together by securing a moral order. Religion was to be understood as a manifestation and cementing of social solidarity through worship. Sigmund Freud ( 1989 : 207) held a less optimistic view of religion as a form of illness comparable to
Danish psychiatrist Erling Jacobsen's ( 1984 ) work on the foundational processes of the mind (see also Freud 2003 : 119. See Luhrmann 2000 for an analysis of the dynamics between psychotherapy and biomedical psychiatry in the US).
5 Philips ( 2007 : 10ff) describes the differences in opinion among Muslim scholars regarding the nafs and rūḥ , some arguing that the two terms can be used interchangeably, others arguing that they refer to essentially different entities in the constitution of human consciousness
's longing for the vanished happy time’,
when all the fields and woods lay open and the brooks, rills and freshets minutely veining the Thames Valley and the Vale of the White Horse were free to form their own channels and pools. Adapting Freud's thesis, couldn't one say that my studies were motivated by a secret desire for upward mobility, as if my apprenticeship might serve as an initiation into the interests of the gentry and, as a sign of loyalty to their class interests, as a passport to a better life estate