Why We Destroy the White Goddess

Gabby Petito and America’s perverted relationship with the Divine Feminine

White woman in pleated pink dress shown from the waist down, carrying sandals, her bare arms and legs below knees showing as she walks on a sandy beach.
Photo by Amelia Bartlett on Unsplash

Whenever a story like the Gabby Petito case takes off like a California wildfire, there is probably an archetype at work. Yes, it’s about race. It’s about inequity, and it’s about privilege. But when you get millions of people emotionally involved in a story like Petito’s to the point…