Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth | Ep 1: 'The Hero’s Adventure'

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Joseph Campbell encourages the audience to discover what excites them, and to make that the basis for their personal journeys.

Episode 1: The Hero's Adventure (first broadcast June 21, 1988 on PBS)

About Campbell, hero types, hero deeds, Jesus Christ, the Buddha, Krishna, movie heroes, Star Wars as a metaphor, an Iroquois story: the refusal of suitors, dragons, dreams and Jungian psychology, “follow your bliss,” consciousness in plants, Gaia, Chartres cathedral, spirituality vs. economics, emerging myths, “Earthrise” as a symbol.

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Mythology
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