When a traditional ceremony or dance is removed from its traditional context and performed for paying tourists, what is it?
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In the latest issue of Scientific American, Michael Shermer describes an amazing and beautiful synchronicity that happened the day of his wedding,That this spontaneous and numinous experience happened to one of the world’s most prominent debunkers of such experiences may, like the dot of yin in the fullness of yang, portend a fundamental transition.
Julia Julieta Casimiro de Pineda, one of the founders of the
International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, lives in Huautla de Jiménez, in the
Mexican state of Oaxaca. All of Huautla feels
like an ongoing ceremony. Daily life seems to be ordained by a
as if every single action had a higher purpose.
Now that I have entered the realm of speculation, I would like to
describe a few more aspects of sacred economy that I believe will unfold
over the next two centuries. This book has described developments that
we can create in the next twenty years, and in some cases the next five.
What about the next two hundred years?