Although Polytheism is a word that comes from the Greek Polus (many) theos (god) each god is usually a way of identifying a human need or or understanding, and most polytheistic religions still conceive of all gods conforming to an overarching spiritual force or primary god.
Subgroups of polytheism are religions such as Hinduism, Han Folk or Chinese Traditional Religion, Shintoism and Taoism. Believers account for about 17% of the world’s population.
Domination comes from the Latin word dominus, meaning “master” or “lord.” This word conveys the idea not just of leadership, but of absolute, unchallengeable authority.
In the spiritual realm, domination is any instance of ‘power over’ where blame, shame or guilt is applied to force people to agree against their own inner conscience or peace.
The act of being involved, or taking part in something.
The state of being related to a larger whole.
The process during which individuals, groups and organizations are have the opportunity to become actively together in a project or program of activity.
An ownership in or belonging to. In spiritual situations an affiliation with a belief.