By Keiron Le Grice
The trendy international is passing via a time of severe switch on many degrees: cultural, political, ecological and religious. we're witnessing the decline and dissolution of the previous order, the tumult and uncertainty of a brand new start. by contrast heritage, there's an pressing want for a coherent framework of aspiring to advisor and to guide us past the becoming fragmentation of tradition, trust and private identification. Keiron Le Grice argues that the constructing insights of a brand new cosmology may supply this framework, supporting us to find an underlying order shaping our lifestyles stories. In a compelling synthesis of the tips of seminal thinkers from intensity psychology and the hot paradigm sciences, Le Grice positions the recent self-discipline of archetypal astrology on the centre of an rising global view that reunifies psyche and cosmos, spirituality and technology, mythology and metaphysics, and allows us to work out mythic gods, heroes and issues in a clean gentle. He attracts particularly at the paintings of C. G. Jung, Joseph Campbell, Richard Tarnas, Fritjof Capra, David Bohm and Brian Swimme. Heralding a 'rediscovery of the gods' and the passage right into a new non secular period, The Archetypal Cosmos provides a brand new realizing of the function of fable and archetypal ideas in our lives, person who may provide a cosmic point of view and deeper intending to our own studies.
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3 In Campbell’s view, myths are the ‘inexhaustible energies of the cosmos’ manifest in the human psyche — either taking shape in the imagination or revealed through direct visionary revelation. Myths are a record of humanity’s spiritual history, and they have formed the foundation of world views past and present. Woven around the lives of spiritual teachers and prophets such as the Buddha, Jesus, and Krishna, myths have given rise to the major religions, which have in turn shaped and sustained the world’s great civilizations.
What we need, therefore, is a unifying symbol, or set of symbols, applicable in all parts of the globe, that speaks to our common humanity and our shared existence on the Earth and in the universe, but that also supports an individual perspective. Such symbols might enable humanity to transcend the parochial, partisan, absolutist, and literal religious beliefs from which so many of our most serious contemporary problems arise. ’14 For a mythic perspective to adequately fulfil this sociological function, therefore, the particular symbols it evokes and reveres must reside in something more than the imagination; a valid mythic perspective must reflect and be rooted in an order transcending that of the individual human mind or the relative and transient values and mores of a particular local culture.
The Western world has lost its living connection to myth. Religions, philosophies, arts, the social forms of primitive and historic man, prime discoveries in science and technology, the very dreams that blister sleep, boil up from the basic, magic ring of myth. 3 In Campbell’s view, myths are the ‘inexhaustible energies of the cosmos’ manifest in the human psyche — either taking shape in the imagination or revealed through direct visionary revelation. Myths are a record of humanity’s spiritual history, and they have formed the foundation of world views past and present.