Why The Protests Look so Religious
We look at why the George Floyd protests used so much religious imagery. From kneeling and chanting to contrition and acts of communion, the protests used catharsis as a means to a form of religious ecstasy, which was made more intense because of the Covid-19 lockdown. We even look at the trope of Human Sacrifice appearing in the narrative.
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