Why The World Doesn’t End: Re-Creation Myths of Nature and Culture MICHAEL MEADE

“When the culture collapses, when the things that everybody believed in turn out to be hollow, what’s left are the regular folk, and who the folk are, are the people of the Earth, the people that kept close to the Earth, They survived the collapses and they continue to tell the stories. And so there are collections of all cultures of the stories of survival. I call them the recreation stories.”

Mythologist, author and storyteller Michael Meade, founder of the Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, reminds us that the word “apocalypse” – which has come to mean the end of the world, actually means an “unveiling.” Once we penetrate that veil, it’s not the end–but the beginning of a new story–a new beginning to the old story.

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