Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's magnum opus is his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949).
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The goal is to live with godlike composure on the full rush of energy like Dionysus riding the leopard without being torn to pieces.
To find your own way is to follow your bliss. This involves analysis watching yourself and seeing where real deep bliss is -- not the quick little excitement but the real deep life-filling bliss.
If you follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track which has been there all the while waiting for you and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living
It Takes Courage To Do What You Want
The world is full of people that have stopped listening to themselves or have listened only their neighbors to learn what they ought to do how they ought to behave and what the values are they should be living for.
People say that what their seeking is a meaning for life.... I think that what we are seeking is an experience of being alive so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonance within our own innermost being and reality so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.
The myth is the public dream and the dream is the private myth.
It's a little too early to tell what happened ... This had the appearance of a well-planned and well-negotiated deal that was designed to be released on Monday.