The Goddess Role In The Power Of Myth

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In The Power of Myth, Chapter Six, it discusses the “goddess” role in the past and present society. The conversation starts off with Campbell telling Moyers that the goddess symbol is throughout the world. He talks about the goddess role being a “sublimation of mythology” and dives deeper into the subject of the goddess symbol. The goddess image, according to Campbell, is “the prime parent, or source” of an infant and therefore is depicted in stories as a heavenly figure, such as the Mother Earth and Goddess Nut in Egypt. The motivation for the goddess as primary is due to the fact that the first experience of any infant is the mother, and this initial imprint lays the deepest foundations of the human mind. Therefore, the “mother” is always

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