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The way in which people create meaning and communicate on the Internet can be understood in the same way that individuals create personal mythologies for themselves.
The natural five-stage sequence around which the tasks and activities of the personal mythology model are organized can be easily summarized and applied to myth-making on the web.
1. Identify guiding myth
2. Generate alternative myths and find counter myth
3. Experience of mythic opposition/ thesis-antithesis
4. Emergence of new central myth
5. New mythos and reconciliation
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Coming soon-- Transmedia Storytelling
Personal Mythology, Media Dreams: From Movies to Facebook, How Media Images Impact Our Inner Life (Workshop)
Sanford Rosenberg and Stanley Krippner at International Association for the Study of Dreams conference, June 7, 2014
We live in the Digital Age – Google, YouTube, FaceBook, Gaming, Augmented Reality, Video on Demand. In the future, the goal is to make all movies, television programs, music, images of all kinds from the sublime to the pornographic, available to human beings of all cultures, religions, and language groups worldwide on demand on the Internet, 24/7. That’s all movies and all television shows in all languages available for download 24/7.
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The message is: "If you don't look inward, you will be left out."
-Jeremy Kagan, Filmmaker, director, educator at the Bioneers New-Tech Media Panel, Pioneer Conference, Marin County Fairgrounds, October 18, 2009
Here is a brief interview I did at the SES conference in San Francisco last year talking about the importance of social media, personalization or personal mythology and new forms of storytelling. The interview stars at 1:23. I hope to make it to this year's conference.