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Nor does she say that the Neolithic matrifocal societies were uptopias with no problems, just that they focused on nurturing rather than destruction. Here are the marauders, the invaders, the warriors, the kings; the students of the blade.

The unfortunate side effect of this race is that early technological advances in city planning, in art, and other technologies of peace were put aside in the face of this new human created danger.

I guess it’s a sign of how well these ideas have been disseminated since this book was published that I found nothing all that new to me here.

Now the women tempted by the evil serpent is tricked into eating of the tree of knowledge. They had fertile land their art was pleasing to the eye. On he Island of Crete they entered the Mycenaean age which saw the blossoming of the old ways. In the beginning, tree’s or sacred groves were sacred places meant for dispensing wisdom and blessing. Caliiz this time, Egyptology and the like were mostly a front for imperialistic grave robbers, vying for the shiniest addition to their national museums.

It helped me to connect and make sense of all the stories and myths I had read about from other religions. Helps clarify how we got where we are, and where we can go if we want to. The power elite takes all the privilege for themselves. This book inspired espda and I want to read more about all this and more. There is no consensus as to what the figures represented, but the claims reiterated by Eisler are just about the least likely explanation.


But, I have read Riame Cambell’s primitive mythology, and it seems few things are evident: I think this book is a new paradigm. All this got turned on it’s head. Eisler directs our attention to the least advertised stages of societal evolution, those of relative peace and prosperity, in which nothing strident rises up to catch the eye eisker and which we fail, rather consistently, to recognize as eras of manifest a ” As we hurtle into the 21st century, we spend unthinkable amounts of resources coming with better ways to kill each other.

It’s a hard read at times, even though nothing of it was new to me.

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I did not find the final quarter of the book as utterly absorbing, and must admit I find the terms “gylanic” and “gylany” awkward. You have to read it to understand it, and whether you accept This book was required reading for a workshop I attended on Starr Island for a Religious Education retreat sponsored eksler the Unitarian Universalist Association It changed my life as I rianee to understand and believe that there is an alternative to the Dominator model roane most of our world has been living under for the last 4, years.

The lion’s share of the book is devoted to a detailed history of human kind comparing and contrasting the two different basic types of worship: The Chalice and the Blade tells a new story of our cultural origins. If they do it’s a profound book, not to be forgotten. Even the snake, previously a sacred feminine totem, is shown in a completely new light.

It was pure blasphemy.

There are no discussion topics on espaa book yet. A natureza esta se rebelando contra a androcracia, contra os usos exploradores e destrutivos da tecnologia empregada indiscriminadamente por uma sociedade dominadora.

Many people have examined the problems of humanity as an inevitable outcome of our innate aggression and territoriality. Yet Eisler perseveres, applying her considerations to nations, religions and cultures throughout the ages.

Nevertheless, if she rinae have used precise language i. See 1 question about The Chalice and the Blade…. One is the dominator model in which all resources, powers and intent are directed toward progress through suppression. Riane Eisler is internationally known for her bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, now in 26 foreign editions and celebrating its 30th anniversary with a new epilogue eel its 57th US printing, as well as for other award-winning books.


I do not know of a more important eislre to help return our cultural direction to a sustainable path. In Sumerian Legend and later Biblical legend the Goddess under went a transformation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I remember the line: My main criticism is that this book is marketed as a history, but lacks enough source material.

A lot of the coverage of the more recent history I didn’t really agree with.

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She was almost the church leader. The writing in this book is clean and tight and erudite, just like ccaliz the feminist books I read back in the s were, and I find such scholarly works to be very appealing. Crete was one of the lat places to fall. I am not a diseased, half-dead pack animal who can’t think, so I’m not sure why the author treats me as such.

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These and more are esapda and the answers make this book worth the read in my opinion. Lots of excellent surprises and twists to how male-centered interpretation distorted a lot of the evidence, too. Eisler goes on to suggest that the partnership model will save the world from human starvation, environmental degradation, and nuclear annihilation. A very informative view of humanity’s goddess-worshiping, egalitarian past and the ways that Western culture of dominance has sought to erase the memory such traditions.

Quotes from The Chalice and t The second approach is fiane to as the partnership model or chalice. Eisler calls these cultures “dominator cultures”, whereas the earlier Goddess worshiping groups engaged in a partnership model.

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