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Elizabeth Lesser, in conversation with Sally Field, discusses “Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes”

September 25 @ 6:00 pm

Free
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What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed her? What if women had been the storytellers?
Elizabeth Lesser believes that if women’s voices had been equally heard and respected throughout history, humankind would have followed different hero myths and guiding stories–stories that value caretaking, champion compassion, and elevate communication over vengeance and violence.

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Date:
September 25
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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https://www.booksoup.com/event/elizabeth-lesser-conversation-sally-field-discusses-cassandra-speaks-when-women-are

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Book Soup
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