Cultural Embodiment @ The Stoa Today at Noon EST ~ Feeling Into The Otherworldly
The news is dismal. I think we'll watch something else.
I don’t know what to say except I cannot find a single item to feel into today during our cultural embodiment hour. I think instead of the news, we’ll look at some culture.
Join me at Noon EST today here…
What has been resonating with me is a documentary film trailer that was sent to me this week. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about interspecies communication and wisdom from unseen sources. If you read my newsletter, then you may have seen my piece about the communication I received from Mount Shasta. For years, the realization has been dawning in me that communication with subtle and unseen beings is not only amazing and beneficial, but actually ESSENTIAL to the next era of civilization.
This little film was released last year by the female director, Sara Dosa. Here is how the story is summarized on the website:
THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN is a magically real fable about invisible elves, financial collapse and the surprising power of belief, told through the story of an Icelandic grandmother - a real life 'Lorax' who speaks on behalf of nature under threat. As it is about to be razed by a road construction project, our heroine Ragga fights to save a threatened landscape believed to be home to a community of elves - invisible spirits of nature that over half of Iceland believes in. This road is needless and redundant - a resuscitation of the country's dogmatic embrace of the 'invisible hand of the free market,' which drove Iceland to its spectacular 2008 financial meltdown. Through Ragga's heroic story, THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN explores the invisible forces – be they elves or capitalism – that shape our visible worlds and transform our natural landscapes.
I love this presentation of both elves and capitalism as invisible forces. It reminds me of the egregore conversation that is alive in the metamodern community including right here at The Stoa. What IS driving our decision-making and our action? It’s a worthy question as the stakes get higher. See you soon, my friends!