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Practical mythology is not studying some exotic event/phenomenon but a rather useful way to re-order your/our daily realities to changed environments. We humans need rituals to transform these realities.

(Nederlands) Publicatie boek ‘Jonge mannen als systemische klokkenluiders’ najaar 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

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(Nederlands) Zijn families zelfsturende systemen met zelfherstellende vermogens?

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Only Indigenous Communities Will Survive

The ‘Standing Rock Sioux’ native American Vine Deloria jr. published in 1972 a book ‘We Talk, You Listen’ which was in German translated as’Ony Tribes Wil Survive (Nur Stämme werden überleben).

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(Deutsch) AMT FÜR UNLÖSCHBARE PROBLEME (Bazon Brock)

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Football and Indigenous Communities

Football (transgenerational fan) communities and indigenous communities have more in common from an anthropological gaze as we might expect. Anthropology, for already 150 years, tries to understand what are differences and similarities between small-scale and our large-scale (national) societies. From

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Discontents of the Nation, Contents of Indigenous Cultures

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Posted in Applied Mythology, Cultural Selfreflection, Epistemology, Evolutionary Alienation, First & Second Nations, Organisms as Selfcorrective Systems

Sport, Play and Loteries as As-If Communication Patterns

To stay in touch with our distant animal pasts we, humans,  frequently ‘need to eat humble pie‘ and get into ‘transitional (liminal/sacred/ritual) spaces‘ and experience ‘communitas‘. These are our aboriginal ways to keep our collective minds (souls/hearts/bodies) sane and whole.

Posted in Applied Mythology, Controlled Folly, Cosmic Jokes, Cultural Selfreflection, Organisms as Selfcorrective Systems, Recoding Songs/Poems, Rituals of Passage and Affliction, Transitional Spaces Tagged with: ,

FACING TO LOOSE FACE IS GAZING

What is there left to tell about being human? After the hundreds books I did not read. Thousands of academic papers written but never read Millions of songs and poems I did not understand. Taking myself less and less seriously

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