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Summary. Our society, with its lifestyle only aimed to affirm its will of power, has wanted to forget also the myth of the Great Mother, what it symbolized and its shadow representing the dangers of motherhood. Violating this taboo we can run through the stages of the liberation from mortal risks of delivery and, so, the myth appears still sound and able to let us pick out the aspiration to immortality and to life renewal and the feeling of community which have generated it.