Joy Parker | The Sun Magazine

Joy Parker

Joy Parker founded the literary magazine Blue Light Red Light and has taught writing at New York University and Columbia University. Her most recent project is a book on elders in indigenous communities.

— From July 1994
The Sun Interview

Stones Of Light

An Interview With David Freidel

One of the wonderful dimensions of shamanism for me is its unleashing of the imagination, the intuition, and the emotion of a person, rather than allowing the banality of the material world to overwhelm one’s life. Making the life experience conform to the imagination is a great thing, and it’s something I would like to see our society pursue actively. Instead of simply consuming fantasy, we should generate fantasy, generate alternative understandings.

July 1994
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