Odyssey Monomyth by Jory Keller on Prezi
THE MONOMYTH AND ARCHETYPES IN HOMER’S ODYSSEY
Consider the entrepreneur seeking to invest their art and life in the realm of filmmaking-- although screenwriting, forming/ incorporating/ branding a production company, recruiting a cast and crew, securing intellectual property, shooting the film, getting it to market, and publicizing the film are disparate tasks, each chapter is yet united in theme, via the hero's odyssey monomyth. While the technological details (the body) will change, the grander story (the soul) throughout all realms of noble human endeavor remains essentially the same, and thus all ventures may be exalted by the classical ideals found within the "."Thus a most efficient, transcendant, enduring, and all-encompassing education consists not of going into vast debt for a classics-free BA, MBA, JD, & MFA, but in reading the Great Myths--all of which can be downloaded for free or purchased for a few dollars--all of which are exalted in my classes, books, and festivals, from Homer on down.
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Entrepreneurship has aspects of art--creation and the pursuit of higher aesthetics; and science--economics, finance, engineering, and physical invention. How these aspects, and many more--from intellectual property to corporate structures--combine to generate wealth, are part of an Epic Story that is told whenever an individual sets out to render their ideals and dreams real. Thus a most efficient way to study entrepreneurship--to unite its diverse aspects--is via the classic, epic Hero's Odyssey monomyth present in epics including Exodus and the Gospels, as well as the , , and .