The medieval interactive carnival has been presented as the motif representing the way out of the destructive polarizations in our society – primarily in respect to religion and secular society, which are extremely unhelpful distinctions. Here, the clown is presented as the model revolutionary for a new way of navigating troubling issues. What do you think about this pattern for peacemaking and dialogue?
Are you interested in pursuing this issue further as I begin writing the sequel Clowns in the Pulpit?
Are you interested in joining a team of people, who bring these principles to life in festival settings like Salem’s Haunted Happenings, Burning Man, and the Solstice at Stonehenge?