The Shift Episode 123: Rituals of Initiation with Mare Heironimus

Enjoy this episode where host Doug McKenty discusses the need to bring back rituals and ceremonies into the consciousness of modern human life with dancer, artist and author Mare Heironimus. Her book, Systems of Indoctrination and the Wild Rose of the Soul, describes how powerful institutions have stripped humanity of the ability to process more profound psychological phenomena resulting in healthy individuation. She goes on to reveal just how the development of modern rituals can rectify the situation, steering modern culture in a healthier, more sustainable direction. Find out more about her work at



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