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like nature itself, spontaneously creates forms susceptible of impressing the conscious mind as beautiful. Here the human being experienced something in the creative soul akin to the cosmos. And it is here in the shared capacity to produce the beautiful that humans could first give life to a sense of affinity with that force informing the creation,

Ryan, Robert E.. The Strong Eye of Shamanism: A Journey into the Caves of Consciousness . Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. Kindle Edition.

“The artist and the shaman,” observe Anne Baring and Jules Cashford, “were probably one and the same, as artists ever since have consistently claimed. Through their magical power to recreate the animal on the walls of the temple caves, they—the artist-shamans—connected the tribe with the source of life that animated both human and animal, becoming themselves vehicles of that source, creators of the living form like the source itself.”23

Ryan, Robert E.. The Strong Eye of Shamanism: A Journey into the Caves of Consciousness . Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. Kindle Edition.