The importance of symbols

"Symbol systems cannot simply be rejected, they must be replaced. Where there is no replacement, the mind will revert to familiar structures at times of crisis, bafflement, or defeat." -  Carol Christ

We need more strong female roles in movies; portraying women throughout history as important people who shape the world. It is vital that we consciously create symbols and archetypes of femininity with power and influence.

More stuff like the Channel 4's The Devil's Whore please!