Adding Resilience to Joseph Campbell's 4 Functions of Myth

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Adding Resilience to Joseph Campbell's 4 Functions of Myth

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"Adding Resilience to Joseph Campbell's Four Functions of Mythology"
- Vision by Willi Paul,

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Our understanding and manipulation of the Universe has changed radically since the “awe and wonder” of the Campbellian era (see graphic). Clearly we require a new global pedagogy and a radical shift in how we deploy the old myths and create new ones.

Have you read the myth about global warming?

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Planners must look more expansively at developing local initiatives. We have access to many of the solutions we need locally. Permaculture offers a pathway to a positive transition beyond sustainability to resilient communities and is an approach to designing human settlements and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies.
Willi Paul
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