She is on her way back. Gaia the earth goddess has many followers of late. But Gaia has another face, a terrifying one. Romantic fantasies about primitive religions are common. One fantasy is thinking there is a benefit from merging all religions. This arises in part because what is commonly believed about various tribal religions is false. There is a false belief in the superiority of the exotic. The concept of the Noble savage is not just false , it is much worse that false. It is a damaging superstition.