Gabloty Muzealne
Gabloty Muzealne voted up Tom Jackson's answer

I really like what Virginia Lou has mentioned in her answer: "....The suggestion there was that cathedrals are often constructed along the lines of fractal geometry, which, through iteration, can reflect the very composition of the human consciousness...thus eliciting a sense of awe."

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Gabloty Muzealne
Gabloty Muzealne voted up Ray Dart's answer

If any of you ever make it to Blighty, try to get a trip to see Ely Cathedral.

http://www.elycathedral.org/

It is beautiful in every way, but also imposing and in a very real way intimidating.

"We are the church and you are just insignificant."

Religion is often used to keep the plebs in their place.