Oh wait! It’s Piaget! “From his studies into child development, Jean Piaget suggested that children were born with an innate animist worldview in which they anthropomorphized inanimate objects and that it was only later that they grew out of this belief. Conversely, from her ethnographic research, Margaret Mead argued the opposite, believing that children were not born with an animist worldview but that they became acculturated to such beliefs as they were educated by their society.”

 I always forget that’s what it’s called. In my mind I keep calling it panentheism but I think that’s because I’m using it as a tying-together notion.
Looking into it again, Margaret Mead is probably who first introduced me to the idea. I remembered _something_ about children and animism and this was right in front of the search.
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Oh wait! It’s Piaget!
“From his studies into child development, Jean Piaget suggested that children were born with an innate animist worldview in which they anthropomorphized inanimate objects and that it was only later that they grew out of this belief.
Conversely, from her ethnographic research, Margaret Mead argued the opposite, believing that children were not born with an animist worldview but that they became acculturated to such beliefs as they were educated by their society.”
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 I am reminded of the child/adult/parent relationship model which I learned as a kid in some book sitting on top of the toilet tank that my mother or grandmother was reading and I read too and would read bits of pieces of since or echoes showed up elsewhere.
I want to say Scripts people play or I’m ok/your ok but it was along those lines.
The notion of “there is a child, adult and parent inside you” always spoke to me more than “there are two wolves inside you”

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