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(13) Moreover, it evokes memories of a mythical childhood; it represents death, the unfathomable depths of history and the primordial chaos and illustrates Bachelard's contention that water has been universally associated with the passage of time, mortality and the unknown (the sea as a symbol of the unconscious).
Yet, in the end, myth-making might be the most suitable approach in representing the collective consciousness, mythical in essence, and always (and not only during carnivals) inclined to irrationality and a descent into primordial chaos.
(13) A recent book on cosmology discusses at length the phenomenon of the primordial chaos and its important cosmological implications.
(7) That the world should be formed from a primordial Chaos, rather than ex nihilo, implies Lemaire's inscription in classical, rather than traditional biblical, creation narratives.