A Fresh Start – MYTH, LORE, RITES OF PASSAGE, STORIES…Why we need it in our American culture – Madness At The Gates Of The City: The Myth Of American Innocence
Imagine a culture, first of all, that honors its elders instead of warehousing them in rest homes. Imagine these people passing on the accumulated wisdom of how to live on the Earth.
In this hour with Sallie Felton you will learn:
1. Why the studying of mythology is important to our development
2. How mythology can help us in our own situations
3. What would our culture look like if we honored and practiced this
Barry Spector writes about American history and politics from the perspectives of myth, indigenous traditions and archetypal psychology. He has been published multiple times in the Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche and in several online mythology journals. He is the author of Madness At The Gates Of The City: The Myth Of American Innocence (2011, Regent Press) for which he received a 2011 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award.