Mircea Eliade

We see profane acts for the language of the religions, but accepted for these, since its myths espelham and are determinative of its devoradoras realities while of the pecaminosas souls. Mircea Eliade (P. 47) comments that They are Toms de Aquino constructs to the man the perfect image of God. Voltaire says that it is difficult to imagine so high egocentrismo, where the man understands that God being its image must have difficulties in seeing this leaving a woman and for so natural ways. The beliefs of that some men were different and possuam forces capable to fight against the good and the evil became them half-deuses men generating mythology Greek. Said histories move in the course of the time and the religious institutions always tend to want to find meanings and answers for what scientifically they do not obtain.

The faith if establishes as unconditional force of answers. For Eliade (2000 P. 58) to create a popular hero; collective imagination was enough to a particularly heroic event it assimilating and identifying with arqutipo traditional (…). For it the collective memory, that is; the memory of the historical events and the authentic personages modifies it the end of two or three centuries, in order to be able to participate in the model of the archaic mentality, that cannot accept the individual one and alone it conserves the unit. This reduction of the events the categories and the individualities the arqutipos, effected by the conscience of the European popular layers until almost to our days, is processed in agreement eats archaic ontologia. It could be said that the popular memory restitutes to the historical personage of the modern times its meaning of mimic of arqutipo and reproductive of the arqutipos gestures meant this of that the members of the archaic societies were and continue conscientious, but that it was forgotten.