"Myth renders the
Eternal Soul visible so that it
may be visualized, represented, heard, and made audible."
Myths express the profound
permanent tendencies in
the nature of man.
Myths are designed for spiritual
reveal guideposts on the journey through life.
Myths, like fables, contain moral visions
that can be understood consciously.
Unlike fables, which are
basically limited to a one event thread, myths include a narrative of multiple events
that build threads on multiple levels of understanding, typically both
subconsciously and consciously.
As a social culture evolves
the myths that men hold evolve as well.
The essence of the timeless
mythical narrative is its evolutive capacity, its dynamism,
Defining myths literally is a huge mistake as
some of the mythical narrative elements
designed to stimulate the subconscious become corrupt as they are not meant to
be taken literally.
Doing so robs the myth of the very thing that
makes it a myth:
interpretation of a very direct relation between man and the temporal structure
of his life.
civilization is grounded in
The civilization of the Middle
Ages was grounded on the myth of the
fall, the redemption on the cross, and
the carrying of the grace of
redemption to man through the sacraments.
cathedral was the center
of the sacrament, and the castle was the center protecting the cathedral.
There you have the two forms of government -
of the spirit and
of the physical life, both in accord with the one source, xion.
There were three centers of creativity in the Middle Ages.
first is the cottage, where
the common people are.
cathedral, associated monasteries and
A last is the
castle, where the Father Protector lives.
center of empire we always find the
temple, the palace, and, on
the outskirts, the
In Middle Age Europe
cathedral, the castle, and
the cottage assume these
They are different generating centers, but in so far as this is
one civilization, they are all operating in the same symbolic field.
Myth building is social
step 1: decide on the
outcome you desire;
get all the "facts" lined
step 3: round up
people that agree with you;
step 4: interview them - 1% -
appear to represent the whole social
monetary reward for myth building!
grandeur of the social engineer
"Myth appears as the condition governing the
adherence of the masses of men to a certain civilization and to its processes
of development or of crisis. The definition of myth as the "motivating global image" is certainly
the most exact." - Jaque Ellul
Children are afraid of the unexplained so many years ago the
ancients began telling mythical narratives to both entertain and enlighten the
As these mythweavers spun their yarns they attempted to share
with the younger generation all the knowledge they had accumulated.
This body of knowledge was incorporated into the myths of the tribe
warning of possible pitfalls and suggesting fundamental principle courses of
Myths are clues to the spiritual potentialities of a fulfilled
When a mythology collides with another mythology an alchemic
reaction occurs and they amalgamate.
Once they do you get a much more complex
Mythology of other cultures appear fragmented as each
culture internalizes so much cultural traditon it is subconsciously known and
overlooked when creating and retelling mythical narratives.
mythologies of all Great Religions are well wrought poems that point through
the Veil of Cognitive Blindness
to the noumenon.
Gnostic Mystery traditions
carry a carefully crafted poetry within which the Acolyte finds
Inspiriting Visions that
bring Reality Alive.
The first condition of any modern mythology must be to cleanse the
Doors of Perception.
The second condition is to Awaken
Using a natural philosophical
approach and thought
patterns congruent with a natural way of thinking in
conjunction with an accurate understanding
of the rules of conduct combined with a full understanding of the noumenon
psychically correct myths may be wrought.
MICE culture does not recognize
spirituality as a valid form of expression we can not take on
the mask of an active god as
active gods must be
"Myths are stories about
What we are taught academically is not the
Although we receive technological information there is
reluctance to admit the life changing
aspects of the technologies we persue.
In science today -
the study of religion, and so
forth - there is a tendency to
A specialist scholar has to know his subject
extensively in order to be a competent specialist.
Buddhism, for instance, you
have to be able to handle not only
all - the European languages in which the discussions of the Oriental come,
particularly French, German,
English, and Italian, but also Sanskrit,
Chinese, Japanese, Tibetan, and several other languages.
This is a
Such a specialist can't also be
wondering about the difference
between the Iroquois and Algonquin.
Specialization tends to limit the
field of problems that the specialist is concerned with.
individual who isn't a
specialist, but a generalist like myself, sees something over here that he has
learned from the specialist, some thing over there that he has learned from
another specialist - and neither of them has considered the problem of why this
occurs here and also there.
generalist gets into a
range of other problems that are more genuinely human than specifically
cultural. " - adapted from Joesph Campbell
The main themes of myths are the
and they have always been the same.
There are historical as
well as psychological
aspects of the similarity of myths.
If you want
to find your own mythology,
KEY is with what society do you associate?
Every existent mythology
has grown up in a society in a bounded field.
cultural immersion There are two related types of mythology:
Individual mythology is in relation to
personal apperception and
Individual mythology grounds you in the noumenon giving you
Culturally specific mythology is in relation to cultural
mythology grounds you in the culture.
Ancient mythology breaks
the boundaries of the rational
mind allowing the individual to examine reality from the perspectives of
both magical and
has to do with the
life as related to a specific culture at a specific time.
original intent of every mythology was
to integrate the individual into his culture and the culture into the field of
Mythology attempts to unite the field of nature and culture with
Mythology attempts to make
connections between your conscious thoughts and subconscious
As we are biologically the same
culturally specific myths share
subconscious images and conceptual
archetypes but include culturally specific
The same power that animates
our lives animates all the life on Earth.
The folk tale is
designed as entertainment.
ethical storytellers will include instruction and end with a moral to the
legend is designed to elicit social cohesion.
The slayer of dragons saves the
culture from imminent catastrophe.
"There's a fine saying in India
in regard to these two orders of myths, the folk idea and the elementary idea.
The folk aspect is called desi, which means "provincial," having
to do with your culture.
That is for young people.
desi a young person is
brought into the culture and is taught to go out and slay monsters.
"Okay, here's a soldier suit,
we've got the job for you."
But there's also the elementary idea.
The Sanskrit name for
that is marga, which means 'The Way.'
is the trail back to the reality of the
The myth comes from the
imagination, and it leads back
The society teaches you what the myths are, and then it
disengages you so that in your meditations you can follow 'the Way'." - Joseph
The first is the mystical function which teaches
has a cosmological dimension, showing you the shape of the
The third function is
the sociological one - supporting and validating a certain social
function is transcend your animalistic material nature.
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