“Caroline Fang and the Train to Eden” – “Children’s Climate Change Video” – New Myth #51 / Myth Lab #10 by – Willi Paul, NewMythologist.com


“Caroline Fang and the Train to Eden” – “Children’s Climate Change Video” – New Myth #51

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The Artifact

Mother Nature Mask

Caroline had a crappy admin job in Shanghai…

Dripping in the Carbon Drench

Olfaction Community Snot

Red Oil & Browsered News

Light Race Back

She decides to arrow west to her family farm…

Ghost Dance Capital

24 Million Captives

Tug o’ War

Train Clothes

Fang navigates trains & passengers…

Ricket Rickety Run

Tofu Sister Sandwiches

Bean Sprouts Friends and Family

DYI Soil Soul

Mask is mud is God…

Compost Prayers

Father Stares then Sings

Omens, A-Frames & Free Oxen

Old Seeds Shedding

 Will to Land

Sitting on a straw matt, homeland refuge…

Clean Bees & Scythes

11 Roommates on a Hot Plate

The Local Chain

Myth Lab #10 Process

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1. Discover the Artifact

A woman wearing a mask walk through a street covered by dense smog in Harbin, northern China – Oct. 21, 2013. Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season. (AP Photo/Kyodo New)

2. Analyze the Artifact –

killing the planet thru climate change

private ownership of Mother Earth’s natural resources

surgical mask – operation required

her eyes peering over mask – nose and mouth hidden

gray garb – the wardrobe of the communist regime, symbol of worker repression

bag and strap over shoulder – symbol of worker repression

back to rural life and family

ghosts or decaying souls in the rear, behind her

she is running thru pollution for work place

she is a healer from a farm family from a northern providence

long hair is cropped for the job, per the rules that make every worker the same

3. Mythic Imprinting

Alchemy of bad air

Symbol of industrial chaos

Journey back to build a new Eden

The symbols of sick and dying City Ecos

Food Forest ( as magical setting )

8 Key Elements in the New Mythology includes:

1. Localization – back to sustainability and community; self-sufficiency

2. Nature- Centric

3. Spiritual

4. Future-based

5. Universal themes(s) and message

6. Para-Normal in conflict or characters

7. Initiation, Journey and Hero

8. Permaculture & Transition: values and principles

4. Create the New Myth

return home (reverse migration) and repair the garden

Build family and local community

Revitalization

Transition

Permaculture

Sacred

rice

5. Share the New Myth

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bnZKkGfo08&w=470&h=353]

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