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We Become What We Worship

We Become What We Worship

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said, “What we are worshiping we are becoming.” In other words, our deities shape our identities. Let us call this Emerson’s Law and consider it in the lives of two men:

The evolutionary scientist Charles Darwin once wrote in his autobiography:

“My chief enjoyment and sole employment throughout life has been scientific work." From this work, he added, "I am never idle," as it is "the only thing which ...

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