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More notes from the Wasteland

Joseph Campbell considered the Wasteland and the quest for the Grail that heals it to be a core myth for our time. ¬†During “The Power of Myth” series at the end of his life, ¬†Campbell said the Wasteland results from … Continue reading

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The Four functions of a living myth and the evening news

In The Masks of God: Creative Mythology, 1968, Joseph Campbell identified four major functions of a “living myth:” 1) ” To awaken and maintain in the individual an experience of awe, humility, and respect in recognition of that ultimate mystery, … Continue reading

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