Category Archives: Mythopoeics

The Dog and the Paraclete

“There is no greater suffering than the suffering of meaningless wounds.” I’ve said these words hundreds of times. The meaning making capacities of myth and ritual lead us out of passivity and victimhood. I have devoted myself to this premise … Continue reading

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Healing Identity & the Survival of Asynchrony

The brooding effort of the beginning, the surprise that abruptly cuts across it, the meaning-bestowing understanding that links the unintended back into the plot by assigning it its proper place, are elements playing into the style of the whole continuity … Continue reading

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METAPHOR: Golden Bears Leap from The Jaws of Children

What follows is an excerpt from the upcoming “A Branch From The Lightning Tree: Ecstatic Myth and the Grace in Wildness” (White Cloud Press, Spring 2011). So, onwards… I want to deepen this idea of a crossroads, by how it … Continue reading

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The Mythopoeic Intelligence

“Anthropologists, who spend their lives immersed in cultures different from their own, have called attention to the parochialism of the Western view of intelligence. Some cultures do not even have a concept called intelligence, and others define intelligence in terms … Continue reading

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