Banshee

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The Banshee is from Irish and Scottish mythology. So what do these myths say about the Banshee? She is often described as an ugly, frightful hag. She usually in red or green and is a kind of fairy. She is said to soar around your house as she wails and screams like a manic demon to not so subtly let you know your about to die. In some mythology she only comes around to herald the death of a prominent Gaelic family. Continue reading “Banshee”

Prometheus

 

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The myth of Prometheus is easy to understand if you know the true history of this world. Prometheus steals the fire from the gods and gives it to mankind. Why the hell would the gods be mad at someone stealing a torch of fire. Did they not want human to cook or stay warm? Continue reading “Prometheus”

Jack and the Beanstalk

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Everyone has read Jack and the Beanstalk right? The story is older than most people believe. Renditions of this story go back to ancient Egypt. The cow running out of milk was people not believing in Hathor(The Egyptian Cow God) or the zodiac sign of Taurus anymore. Continue reading “Jack and the Beanstalk”

Hades and Persephone

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The myth of Hades and Persephone is all about you(or the human race) and the way we treat nature. Persephone is the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of nature. In the myths they both symbolize nature, young and old. Other myths symbolize this with maiden, mother and crone. Nature is always represented by the female, being old and young represents cycles of all nature. People saying this myth is about love and abduction are way off. Continue reading “Hades and Persephone”

Leprechaun

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The Leprechaun was a little tough to pinpoint. First I thought that, like so many other myths, it had to do with the mind. As you will see, the Leprechaun has more with preserving history of this character than anything else. I started with the myths and legends in Ireland. First thing I come across is the leprechaun has something to do with the Faery people of the Tuatha De Danann. If you have read my previous work, you know this is right in my wheelhouse. I won’t go into depth here about the Tuatha De Danann, but if you don’t know much about these matriarchal people from ancient Ireland, your are definitely missing out on great history. Continue reading “Leprechaun”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

 

This movie is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Abrams has done a phenomenal job of keeping what Star Wars is all about. We begin in with Poe meeting a village elder to try to obtain a map to Luke Skywalker. Maps in myths are exactly what they mean, information to your destination. The destination in this movie is Luke Skywalker. Luke represents what Yoda did in the previous movies, enlightenment. That is why they are Jedi, they are enlightened magical beings. The way of the Jedi is the way of the Hermetic. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”