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by Blueshenb
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Follow Your Bliss
Topic: It's not our job.
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Food is basic - and anyone who has been tormented by allergies for many years can testify - and is one of the keys to understanding a specific culture. Culture more or less defines us. Eating right is important. Overindulging is like a child let loose in the chocolate factory. After food - we can go...
by Blueshenb
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: The question presented here today is:
Replies: 9
Views: 1113

The Christian ritual for burial of ther dead has "ashes to ashes, dust to dust." How and why human consciousness has arisen from that dust is a wonder - just as Aristotle noted many years ago. If there is something beyond the dust, as mentioned, individual experience must lead a person to that concl...
by Blueshenb
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: The question presented here today is:
Replies: 9
Views: 1113

I think much of the terminology used in this discussion is a bit difficult since these words need to be specified a bit more. Also I think Coleridge's definition of phantasy, and primary and secondary imagination seem relevant. The creative poet is the one who can find two unrelated items even contr...
by Blueshenb
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: The question presented here today is:
Replies: 9
Views: 1113

I think much of the terminology used in this discussion is a bit difficult since these words need to be specified a bit more. Also I think Coleridge's definition of phantasy, and primary and secondary imagination seem relevant. The creativre poet is the one who can find two unrelated items even cont...
by Blueshenb
Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: The Art of Discourse II
Replies: 281
Views: 29082

definition of myth

CarmelaBear wrote:Guidelines.

Many definitions of myth, but this one is very godd, of course. To accidentally see how a myth is working in society - without anyone telling - or a direct experience if fortunate is the most satisfying way of "understanding" myth or mythology.

good.

Helpful.

8)
by Blueshenb
Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: The Art of Discourse II
Replies: 281
Views: 29082

I think/feel a problem with the phrase "a higher order" of conversation or communication. Definition - which I believe started with Plato - is a tricky thing. To unpack this expression could take pages/hours. Having been involved in such papers and dialogues many years ago when I look at them now I ...