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By Ralph Metzner

In his advent to The good of Remembrance, author Ralph Metzner offers a telling rationalization of the topic of his paintings:

"This booklet explores a few of the mythic roots of the Western worldview, the worldview of the tradition that, for higher and worse, has come to dominate lots of the remainder of the world's peoples. This domination has concerned not just financial and political structures but additionally values, uncomplicated attitudes, non secular ideals, language, clinical realizing, and technological functions. a lot of people, tribes, and countries are suffering to unfastened themselves from the residues of the ideological oppression practiced through what they see as Eurocentric tradition. They search to outline their very own ethnic or nationwide identities by means of touching on ancestral traditions and mythic styles of information. at the present, it kind of feels acceptable for Europeans and Euro-Americans likewise to probe their very own ancestral mythology for perception and self-understanding."

Focusing at the mythology and worldview of the pre-Christian Germanic tribes of Northern Europe, Metzner deals a significant exploration of Western ancestry.

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