We owe everything to Earth’s tilt | Sasha Sagan

Rituals come not only from religion but from the way Earth spins around the Sun.

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Many of humanity’s cultural traditions are based upon the movement of our planet around the Sun. The summer and winter solstices and the spring and autumn equinoxes take on special significance.

The reason these special days exist is because our planet tilts at an angle of roughly 23° on its axis. Without this tilt, there would be no seasons.

The religious and philosophical themes of rebirth and resurrection, therefore, are partially the result of our planet’s axial tilt.

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