Convinced as Campbell was “of the unity of the race of man, not only in its biology but also in its spiritual history…” (8), let us then raise the question of where we have come thus far. What is the spiritual situation and interpretive horizon of our own times?
Norland Téllez is an artist and teacher with over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry. As a scholar of myth and history, he remains committed to critical thinking through the power of the mythic image.
The search for origins has always figured among the greatest adventures of humankind and its epic journey on earth. “Who are we?” “Where do we come from?” “Where are we going?” are fundamental questions which never fail to touch our mind and lift our hearts on the seat of philosophic wonder. Looking back into the…
I first learned about Barbara Ehrenreich when I stumbled upon an interview with Catherine Liu for Jacobin, where the notion of the PMC or Professional Managerial Class is discussed and developed. The interview centered on the development of this notion of the PMC as formulated by Barbara and John Ehrenreich published in the Radical Magazine for the…
Asking the fundamental question of being in our own times, we have to face the gaping existential blindspot which prevents us from properly knowing ourselves.
Robert Graves notes the secret identity-in-difference shared by all the figures associated with Daedelus—an archetypal network of partial identifications—whose divine ‘center’ is Hephaestus, the ‘hobbled’ God of artistic productivity and ‘Vulcanic’ creation.
From time immemorial, in the highlands of Mesoamerica, the spectacle of the winter solstice, this most sacred of rising dawns, has offered a precise point of spiritual concentration and reflection on the nature of being in time.
Attempting to trace my own “path to bliss” I do not engage in a self-centered affair, for it is not a question of “my” individuation alone…
A consequent grammatological opening of the Popol-Wuh has already been deployed by Gordon Brotherston in his remarkable Book of the Fourth World: Reading the Native Americas Through Their Literature
“We, in fact, are dealing with a unified history that embraces in continuous succession the whole historical-cultural process: history written in terms of mythological thought, which is historical for these people.”