A thought re Campbell (whom I love) and the hero myth. We need more stories of collectives. The ones that are fresh in my mind, Octavia Butler's prescient Parable of the Talents (1998), Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven (2014), Richard Powers' The Overstory (2018) and Kim Stanley Robinson's Ministry for the Future (2020). Confronting complexity, even at the level of myth, needs to overcome the fiction of the valiant hero.

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