Millennialismthe conviction that a savior will arrive to punish evil and refashion the world into a paradise for the faithful.

Powerlessness begets rage; rage seeks a scapegoat; and, when facts prove too inconvenient or the situation too complicated to parse, fantasy bridges the gap between what is real and what is imaginary.

—Norman Cohn

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.