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Whenever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography history or science it is killed. The living images become only remote facts of a distant time or place. Furthermore it is never difficult to demonstrate that as science and history mythology is absurd.

Joseph Campbell

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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Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls
We must let go of the life we have planned so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Love is a friendship set to music.

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