Are Male Chauvinists Modern-Day Spiritual Pigs?

Hawaiian Mythology has a Classic Macho Pig

An angry pig looking at the camera.
An angry pig looking at the camera.
An Angry Pig is a Metaphor for the Male Chauvinist Pig (Unsplash)

Hawaiian Landform Created by Pele Fighting Against Kamapua’a

Hawaiian Folktale Warns of Dangers of Driving with Pork

On the island of Oahu, there is a legend that says you must never carry pork in your car when you drive on the Pali Highway. This highway which connects Honolulu with Windward Oahu. Pele sees pork as an attempt to bring Kampu’a over to her side of the island. She will cause your car to stall until you throw the pork out.

Spiritual Pigs Explained by Mythologist Joseph Campbell

Men Formed Secret Men’s Clubs to Feel More Powerful

Two loop pig tusk circle collected in the South Pacific.
Two loop pig tusk circle collected in the South Pacific.
Pig tusk circle collected in Vanatu, in the South Pacific. (ResearchGate.net)

After Death Journey to the Underworld with Pig Power

After spending his life gaining power, the man relinquished it to a spirit woman so he could dance in the home of Pele.

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Kimberly is a writer, teacher, speaker. She writes about mythology, nature, and bold women who drove social change in midcentury America https://kimberlyus.com/

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