The bold empath brings heart without sentimentality, which should appeal to those more traditional business leaders who are sensing the shift into a heart-based business culture and are concerned it might turn their workforce soft.
I discovered Caroline Myss' new book Archetypes at the bottom of the mail pile this morning. As someone who works daily with the "Muse" archetype -- helping people every day to access their Creative Muse -- I immediately ripped open the package and read with relish.
The publication of The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images is the child of an unlikely marriage between ARAS, a hidden gem of an archive, with Taschen, the daring and brilliant world wide publisher of fine art books.
To the extent the archetypal becomes a substitute in our political forums for the formulation and presentation of substantive policy, we find ourselves on a road that history has more than shown bodes unfavorably for democracies.
Myths outline patterns and experiences which can lead to bliss or disaster. It's inevitable that we fall into the power of these patterns, but not that we continue to live them unconsciously and disastrously.
Sarah Palin has the ability to evoke many goddesses simultaneously which may account for her appeal. Yet there is something false about how she conjures up each feminine archetype as if playing dress up.