Modern Aspect of Myth

Teilhard de Chardin: A Human Phenomenon

Michael A Rizzotti Paradoxically the author is more popular today than he has ever been. The renewed interest in Teilhard de Chardin stems from his vision of the “noosphere“, or the “mind layer” hovering the earth that he described more than...

The Inauguration of the Washington National Monument

Michael Rizzotti In an earlier study on the dedication of Quebec’s monuments, I realized that these civil events revealed interesting details about the mythical edification of society as a whole.1 Consequently, I chose to expand my field of research to include...

The Mythical Quest for Independence

Michael A Rizzotti When I switched my major from economics to theology at Loyola College in the fall of 1970, the province of Québec was in the midst of a political turmoil. During what is now known as the October Crisis, British Trade Commissioner James Cross and...

A Preface to The Quest for Independence

Michael A Rizzotti The article entitled The Mythical Quest for Independence was written several years ago. I decided to post it here because I consider it pertinent information in regards to the current quasi-religious emergence in our cultures. I added some...

Zuni Cosmology

Michael A Rizzotti This short essay allows us to display the splendor of Zuni mythology. In many respects, the Zuni represent a beautiful example of the aboriginal cultures that thrived in North America. It allows us to disclose the Zuni’s conception of the...