Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

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hoi.polloi
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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

Unread post by hoi.polloi » Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:04 am

I think Joseph Campbell has some insights about what's going on in the world, in regards to how human nature and myth intertwine.


full link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGx4IlppSgU

This is the first one, which discusses the God-masks of different civilizations. Sometimes it feels like the "fakery" is a sort of mask we are meant to see through? Or is that pushing the benevolence of a sinister control system too far? Other interesting videos in the chain:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGx4Ilpp ... ACB3A0D000

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Re: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

Unread post by Rudy Algera » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:04 am

Thomas Mann was also interested in myths:
http://www.lsu.edu/artsci/groups/voegel ... weck.shtml

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