Animism is the concept that the entire universe is alive, conscious, or has a soul. The word animism is derived from the Latin word anima which means breath or soul.
- Animism (http://www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/a/animism.htm) article at themystica.com
- Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animism)
- Gilmore, George. (1919). Animism, or Thought Currents of Primitive Peoples (http://www.sacred-texts.com/sha/anim/index.htm). Boston: Marshall Jones Company.