Why We Should Create Personal Mythologies (and How)

An experiment in using mythic mode to confront the meaning crisis.

What this post covers:- Introduction: What is the Meaning Crisis
- Step 1: Rebuild the Mythical Realm
- Step 2: Plant Something Wicked
- Step 3: Add Tension That Cultivates Wisdom
- Step 4: Spark a Dialogue
- Conclusion: Take This Away

Introduction: What is the Meaning Crisis?

Step 1: Rebuild the Mythical Realm

The Lost 4th Realm

Step 2: Plant Something Wicked

An example of the Dark Forest’s voice

Step 3: Add Tension That Cultivates Wisdom

An Updated Shared Language

Where Do Sages Come From?

Step 4: Spark a Dialogue

Conclusion: Take This Away

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