Re: post proelium depression

John Pastore (venture@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Wed, 22 May 1996 12:42:03 +0000

On 22 May 96 at 20:55, mike shupp wrote:

> It seems likely the Hebrew myth of Exodus helped weld together into
> one nation a number of tribes of somewhat diverse origins. The
> Aztec exodus myth, on the other hand, seems designed to increase
> racial pride and/or consciousness in a single ethnic community.

The Aztec or Mexica myth can be viewd by some as part of the
legendizing propaganda that supposedly legitimizes the power which
traditionally asserts itself from the capitol, whose name is the
same as the country's.

Ka Xiik Keech Ya Utzil,

John Pastore
Writer/Guide in 'El Mayab'
("The Mayan Homeland")

"A teepee is a pyramid, isn't it?"