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Reminded me of Lars von Trier’s Anti-Christ Unfortunately, the hope filled vision she has for the future- really like the Star Trek, isn’t it?

El cáliz y la espada: la alternativa femenina – Riane Eisler – Google Books

Eisler sees the main theme throughout history as “the struggle between so-called feminine and masculine values” As do the demonization and subjugation of women taught in riiane culture and reinforced by our preeminent religious tradition. Both directions seemed to be speculative wishful thinking based on very limited weak evidence.

And when the cover of your book has a quote that says “The most important book since Darwin’s “Origin of Species,” I really expect the author to deliver.

Right now things are horrible under this andocratic system. These and more are answered and the answers make this book worth the read in my opinion. It is quite convincing Until reading this book, I thought the arguments that early human cultures were peaceful egalitarian Goddess worshipers was about as strong as the arguments that early human beings were brutish war-mongering death-worshipers.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is comparable to such archaic utopian works as Engels’ On the Family and E. Later on the Dorians take over with a viscous onslaught. For her stupidity both Adam and eve are sent out of the Garden of Eden or Sacred groves. It becomes obvious quite quickly that the fundamental concept can exist only as an indistinct impression.


She was almost the church leader. Quotes from The Chalice and t Was there a hatred that sparked Jesus’ disciples to try and oust the women placed in positions of leadership in the church? It entails a twofold look at the cultures of humankind. There is no consensus as to what the figures represented, but the eisleg reiterated by Eisler are just about the least likely explanation.

One missile could feed hundreds and also fund some much needed areas in our schools.

They had fertile land their art was pleasing to the eye. This avenue directs all resources, ell and intent toward progress through supportive connection. Many of Eisler’s arguments are recycled from the later work of Marija Gimbutaswho claimed that Paleolithic and Neolithic “Venus” statuettes and figurines were representations of a “Mother Goddess.

Yet despite their best efforts they could not keep the Goddess and her enlightened ways down. Our history clearly how the forces of war, colonialism, nationalism and greed have shaped cqliz world as we know it.

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future (Updated With a New Epilogue)

cwliz Those who brush this off as feminazi aren’t reading well. If they do it’s a profound book, not to be forgotten. These early civilizations invented principles of food growing, containers, pottery, clothing fibers, construction techniques, leather work, and later, metal technologies in silver, gold, brass, and bronze. We need another vision for the pessimistic ‘ humans are just greedy bastards by nature and that’s it’.

Eisler Riane El Caliz Y La Espada

Now the women tempted by the evil serpent is tricked into eating of the tree of knowledge. I have read Chalice more than 5 times, have been in book studies on it and led them as well.

My main criticism is that this book is marketed as a history, but lacks enough source material. Those parts were a little uncomfortable to read about. 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 – and which we fail, rather consistently, to recognize as eras of manifest a ” Since the criticism claims ‘we don’t know for sure about the past’, then one possibility of the past could be a more egalitarian society, which the graves seem to indicate.


The first half is in large part a summary and popularizing of the work of archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, who argues that before the spread of Indo-European civilization there existed a matrifocal [NOT matriarchal: If you are fond of that perilous feeling you get when your mind perches on the very verge of expansion? 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.

In nearly every case women who have not encountered information like this before have often profound experiences with waking up.

The legacy of the sacred feminine. Human beings, by the way, are considered to exhibit czliz patterns. The Partnership model which prevailed prior to much of our recorded history is what I strive for now.

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future by Riane Eisler

All of this combined created a vision of the past that was heavily tainted by the expectations and experience of those who unearthed ancient sites. The Goddess was seen as the creator of all, the giver of birth. She too has hope for the future.

This would change with the coming off the Acheans who stormed their island and took it over. Here are the marauders, the invaders, the warriors, the kings; the students of the blade. Proper dating technology has painted a new picture of the ancient past.

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