Introduction The sacred: the real paradigm The flaw in the anthropological research of the sacred The position of the African researcher The inconsistency of the true-false paradigm of the irrational The crucial importance of the event Ancestor worship: in search of a definition The premier event: the phenomenon agrarian Biological Bases The neurobiological underpinnings Astronomical Foundations Conclusion Bibliography
Welcome to this site dedicated to refuting the paradigm of the irrational use explicit about the facts of sacred archaic or traditional societies, and especially African societies.
As a member of these societies, the systematic use of the irrational as ultimate explanation of these facts is offensive and we might seem a lack of rigor in research.
In the approach to ethnology-anthropology there is always explicitly or implicitly begging the question that traditional societies through their culture could not produce something intellectually coherent. This profession of faith explains the systematic irrationality as an explanation of the ultimate sacred facts.
By irrational, what is heard is indeed something wrong, incoherent, that defies logic, in