The Worldview Tree

The three primary metaphors of a worldview form a sort of trunk, out of which grow its shared beliefs. These beliefs branch out in logical increments to create a mostly unconscious group cognition I call a worldview tree.

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Here’s my definition:

worldview tree n : the shared and mostly unconscious cognitive structure of a culture which grows out of its primary cognitive metaphors, and branches out into logical off-shoots of belief

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