Posted by: White Cranes | July 19, 2013

Stopping the World: A Shamanic Perspective on Margaret Atwood’s “Surfacing”

The act of breaking free is called “stopping the world.” While we partake of surface-only existence, we define reality, ourselves and what is possible for us as individuals according to human consensus reality, accepting the limitations and definitions imposed on us by family, cultural and religious conditioning (among other factors.) The experience of “stopping the world,” of freeing ourselves,

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