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- Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:41 pm
- Forum: Mythological Tools for Rites of Initiations and Passage
- Topic: Are Rites of Passage Really Necessary?
- Replies: 67
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Boys start playing with cars, trucks, trains, and planes and other such drivables when they are just tots. It’s a big deal when he gets to drive the real thing. It’s a milestone in the transition from dependency to responsibility. And just like the danger of hunting and warring in primary cultures,...
- Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:29 pm
- Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
- Topic: Metaphors behind horror films.
- Replies: 17
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I see Frankenstein as the all too human attempt to escape from death. The monster is a product of being created in an "unnatural" way. It is science run amuck. Dr. Frankenstein represents the human drive to conquer the natural processes of life and death. If you look at the era in which it was writ...
- Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:43 pm
- Forum: The Call to Adventure
- Topic: Where the heck has JC been my whole life?
- Replies: 25
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Hey everyone, I just joined yesterday and, as this is my very first post, I figured this thread would be the most appropriate place to start. I have been interested in mythology, legends, and all things folklore since I was a kid. Only recently did a teacher of mine inroduce me to Joseph Cambell's H...