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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I've heard youngsters use some of George Lucas' terms -- "the Force" and "the dark side." So it must be hitting somewhere. It's a good sound teaching I would say.
You don't understand death you learn to acquiesce in death.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble there lies your treasure.
Myths are public dreams dreams are private myths.
At best spiritual voices help us replace madness with clarity & violence, with compassion and peace. But we will live up to the promise only if we overcome the temptation to promote our own narrow comfort and individual peace of mind. If we fail this challenge we will not get a spiritual "new age" but a spiritual dead end.