Isis and Current Politics: Rediscovering the Revolution

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece Copyright Harita Meenee

Isis with Horus. National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
Copyright Harita Meenee

Harita near Tahrir Square, Cairo, November 2011

In my mind, the energy of Isis seems to resonate with the Revolution. The ideals of bread, freedom and social justice may seem as far removed from present-day Egypt as they were in pharaonic times. Yet for people who once lived in hunter-gatherer, egalitarian societies and honored the Earth Mother and her spirits, these concepts were part of their everyday life. If there is hope to get out of this political dead-end, it lies in keeping these ideals alive.

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