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Throwing Light On The Dark Side

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.19.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

George Lucas did not invent the metaphor of the dark side. From Shakespeare to the Bible, darkness has been inextricably linked with malevolence and condemnation, and light with goodness. Where does this seemingly universal metaphor come from, and how does it shape our psychology?