Unlearning the Activist Script #4: We Must Be Heroes Unlearning the Activist Script

An online event with Anthea Lawson, author of The Entangled Activist, and Sophie Strand, writer, speaker, compost heap and author of The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine and The Madonna Secret.

At the heart of Western culture are hero narratives of quest and overcoming obstacles. The mythologist Joseph Campbell showed us how the myth of the hero works, and it now forms the basis of most screenwriting guides. We are surrounded by hero stories. But is the hero myth helpful for our activism? What does feminist and ecological thinking have to say about it? Are there other narratives in which we can root our changemaking work?

Sophie Strand will bring her ecological storytelling expertise to a conversation about what needs composting, and what we can tend and grow.

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