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i am worshipped
I didn't realise that this was still going on!
"Millennial movements like this were a highly sophisticated response by islanders in the South Pacific to the arrival of colonialism and Christianity.
By combining the fundamentals of their ancient beliefs with new elements gleaned from their contact with the West, they were able to preserve their culture"
It is completely self-referential, patronising bullshit like this that made me stop studying anthropology.