Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers discuss how ancient myths help human beings to put ourselves in accord with the natural rhythms and cycles of life…
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by Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers, Episode 4, “Sacrifice and Bliss”…
by Maria Popova: “You have to learn to recognize your own depth.”
By Joseph Campbell: “The idea of the reincarnating principle is thus of two orders:
Our lives are stories and we could spend our lives telling them. Stories reflect the journey from birth through childhood, through the adult challenges, aging, to wisdom. Stories, folklore, mythology and fairy tales have common elements in all cultures according to mythologist and scholar Joseph Campbell.
When respected television broadcaster Bill Moyers suggested to his producers a series of dialogues with mythologist Joseph Campbell, they lambasted the idea. The public wouldn’t be interested, Moyers was told.
Myths provide guidance for difficult times. They can offer encouragement as we struggle to survive horrendous ordeals. Overview: Dr. Young was the founding curator of the Joseph Campbell Archives and Library.
by John Michael De Marco: The late mythology professor Joseph Campbell is best known for his book The Hero With a Thousand Faces, which inspired George Lucas to create Star Wars.
By Tom Jacobs (Santa Barbara News-Press 3/21/04) Joseph Campbell, who was born 100 years ago this Friday, is best known for his gentle admonition to “Follow your bliss.”
God is a metaphor for a mystery that absolutely transcends all categories of human thought . . . . It’s as simple as that. –Joseph Campbell