Emotional Ascent: Daedalus and the Labyrinth of Thought

Shoot for the Stars

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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.

Norman Vincent Peale

Food for Thought

In today’s podcast, I begin a psychoanalytic exploration of the Myth of Daedalus, who in his brilliance, built a labyrinth so twisted for his king, not even he could find a way out of its ivory towers.

In the beginning scene, Daedalus is trapped by his own ingenuity. The meanderings of mind often does this, creating the illusion of its own capacity to ascend without putting in the hard work necessary to persevere to greater heights.

Is this a world condition? Do the fantasies of mind and the need to achieve greater heights take over the heart felt endeavors one must undertake to build a solid psychological foundation for ascent? Let us explore.

A Dream of Celestial Ascent: Fortnite and the Earthquake The Myth Within

In today’s podcast, Dr. Tom explores a dream relayed to him by his son, who in ascending to the profession of a video game player, shakes things up to learn a little bit about building a solid foundation. — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thomas-maples8/message
  1. A Dream of Celestial Ascent: Fortnite and the Earthquake
  2. Fatherhood: To Open the World for Dreams
  3. To Be a Good Father: The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus
  4. A Lesson to Men… Self-Dependence and the Virtue of Getting Up!
  5. Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation… A Journey of Practical Parenting

I hope you enjoyed. Until next time my friends, may blessings find you on your journey to advance confidently in the direction of your dreams.

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