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”

Minotaur

 

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The Minotaur is from greek mythology and it is a creature with the head of a bull and body of a man. It lived in the center of the Labyrinth, which has an elaborate maze like construction. The Labyrinth represented knowledge or your journey to enlightenment. The Minotaur was eventually killed by the Athenian solar hero, Theseus. The guesses about the Minotaur are that it originated in Minos, Crete. This is because in Crete the Minotaur was known as Asterion. The name in Crete is pointing the way to solving this Myth. Asterion simply means ‘starry’. So to the stars we go to translate this myth. Continue reading “Minotaur”