"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 / Myth Lab #10 by Willi Paul


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

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Myth Lab #10 Process - see graphic above

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 - see above)

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

Enjoy New Myth #15 Video