Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth | Ep. 3: 'The First Storytellers'

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Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death.

Episode 3: The First Storytellers (first broadcast June 23, 1988 on PBS)

Animal memories, harmonization with body and life-cycle, consciousness vs. its vehicle, killing for food, story: “The Buffalo's Wife,” buffalo massacre, initiation ritual, rituals diminishing, crime increasing, artists, the Shaman, the center of the world.

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Mythology
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