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FOREWORD

Jakob Trollbäck

 

In the beginning, there was imagination. When we first gained consciousness, there must have been precious little knowledge around. We were basically guided by instincts, but besides that, we must have been pretty perplexed. Our brains must have compensated for the lack of understandable facts by making up stories. Those early stories attempted to explain what reason couldn’t readily grasp. Occurrences in the outside world as well as our innermost, sometimes inexplicable, thoughts and dreams were ascribed mystical, imaginative meanings. The arch of those stories became part of our reality. Archetypes made our lives a little more understandable, and through mythology, we attempted to find a larger purpose for our lives. ...

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