Miracles 2.8 Different Ages suppose different things. Monarchical ages might have read in Supernaturalism while a Democratic age might have read in Naturalism. The two ideas would cancel each other out. But the idea that there are philosophical entailements that tend to be supposed by the great mass of unthinking people is a reasonable idea. An Age can also be thought of as a time when a cultural world view of a particular time held sway.