Category: Living Myth Podcast

On this timely and timeless podcast, world-renowned storyteller and mythologist, Michael Meade, presents mythic stories that offer uniquely insightful and wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in.

Living Myth proposes that genuine solutions to the complex and intractable problems of our world require both transcendent imagination and cohering, transformative narratives.

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Chaosmos and How We Survive Tragedy Together

James Joyce's concept of living in the time of chaosmos provides a powerful insight into our ability to survive, relying on both tough-minded and tender-hearted individuals. . 

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The Spell of Whiteness

The notion of whiteness and the use of color as a primary aspect of identity arose out of a particular cosmological trick.

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The Radical Roots of Peace

Each of us plays a role in becoming a culture of peace by embodying the stories we tell.

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The Darkness Around Us

It's beyond disconcerting that, as president, Donald Trump has threatened nuclear war. Still, the world has been on the brink of annihilation many times before, and yet continues because of the slight edge that the forces of creation have over the forces of destruction.

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A Twist of Fate and When Destiny Calls

Michael Meade tells a dramatic life and death story from his youth, showing how we are each shaped by compelling threads of fate and destiny woven in our souls.

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Why Myth, Why Now?

Michael Meade introduces the role of myth in making sense of our complex and challenging world, in the first episode of Living Myth. He presents mythic stories that offer wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in.