Myths are more than entertaining folklore: they are sacred stories that help pass on a culture’s ideology, world view, and customs. Focusing on humankind’s relationship to the natural and supernatural world, myths offer interpretations on what it means to be human. Studying the myths of our ancestors around the globe can help us connect to the universal human condition, and creating new myths for ourselves help us make sense of and gain power from our lived experiences. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.
How to think mythically and sense archetypally to better understand our shared humanity, yet honor the diverse ways we live and make meaning. Australian-born Lithuanian Kristina Dryza is recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists and is also an archetypal consultant and author.