Sunday, March 11, 2007


I just discovered Anne Baring's website. Here's a tidbit from it:

"But the predominant mythic image of the age - which could be characterized as 'the god without the goddess' - continues to support the very oppositional and mechanistic paradigm that the latest scientific discoveries are refuting.... It may seem a lot to claim that mythic images are so important to all areas of human experience, but the discoveries of Depth Psychology have shown how radically we are influenced and motivated by impulses below the threshold of consciousness...."
Anne, along with Jules Cashford, wrote The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image , a fine resource offering an historical, scholarly look at what's known about Goddess.

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