This episode presents part two of “Cultivating Mythic Imagination,” an interview featured on For the Wild. After exploring relationships between wounds and dreams and chaos and beauty, Michael Meade meditates on his own journey of initiation and the archetypal ground of ancestors. Even as mass technology erodes genuine human connections, Michael Meade shows how the potent nature of stories offers us guiding threads and surprising answers to the most threatening modern dilemmas.
“When the planet is in this much trouble, we are in the dark night of the soul of the planet itself, then we are strangely closer to the seeds of imagination that can be used to reinvigorate life and possibly heal…” - Michael Meade
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