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The Spirituality of Animals

June 10, 2010

– – I’ve posted previously on artist Franz Marc, who refused to incorporate the human figure in his work because he believed that animals were more spiritual than humans.  For Franz, the positive qualities of “purity, truth, and beauty” that humans manifested during infancy were forgotten in adulthood but were maintained intact in wild beasts.   According to the painter, instinct made him depart from his solidarity with humanity and guided him to unity with animals as symbols of greater purity…

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