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Joseph Campbell
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Myth is the public dream, and dream is the private myth. Joseph Campbell
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What we are really living for is the experience of life, both the pain and the pleasure. Joseph Campbell
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Eternity is not the hereafter...this is it. If you don't get it here you won't get it anywhere. Joseph Campbell
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Sacred space and sacred time and something joyous to do is all we need. Almost anything then becomes a continuous and increasing joy. What you have to do, you do with play. I think a good way to conceive of sacred space is as a playground. If what you're doing seems like play, you are in it. But you can't play with my toys, you have to have your own. Your life should have yielded some. Older people play with life experiences and realizations or with thoughts they like to entertain. In my case, I have books I like to read that don't lead anywhere. Joseph Campbell
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The less there is of you, the more you experience the sublime. Joseph Campbell
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Love is perfect kindness. Joseph Campbell
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At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one. It's a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one. Joseph Campbell
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The ultimate dragon is within you, it is your ego clamping you down. Joseph Campbell
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You have to strive every minute to get rid of the life that you have planned in order to have the life that's waiting to be yours. Move, move, move. Joseph Campbell
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The world without spirit is a wasteland. People have the notion of saving the world by shifting things around, changing the rules, and who's on top, and so forth. No, no! Any world is a valid world if it's alive. The thing to do is to bring life to it, and the only way to do that is to find in your own case where the life is and become alive yourself. Joseph Campbell
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The myths and folk tales of the whole world make clear that the refusal is essentially a refusal to give up what one takes to be one's own interest. The future is regarded not in terms of an unremitting series of deaths and births, but as though one's present system of ideals, virtues, goals, and advantages were to be fixed and made secure. Joseph Campbell
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The adventure is always and everywhere a passage beyond the veil of the known into the unknown; the powers that watch at the boundary are dangerous; to deal with them is risky; yet for anyone with competence and courage the danger fades. Joseph Campbell
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The hero, therefore, is the man or woman who has been able to battle past his personal and local historical limitations. Joseph Campbell
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You have to learn to recognize your own depth. Joseph Campbell
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There is what I would call the hero journey, the night sea journey, the hero quest, where the individual is going to bring forth in his life something that was never beheld before. Joseph Campbell
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An old Apache storyteller reminds us Joseph Campbell
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For when the heart insists on its destiny, resisting the general blandishment, then the agony is great; so too the danger. Forces, however, will have been set in motion beyond the reckoning of the senses. Sequences of events from the corners of the world will draw gradually together, and miracles of coincidence bring the inevitable to pass. Joseph Campbell
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Myth must be kept alive. The people who can keep it alive are the artists of one kind or another. Joseph Campbell
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He must put aside his pride, his virtue, beauty and life and bow or submit to the absolutely intolerable. Joseph Campbell
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The Garden is a metaphor for the following: our minds, and our thinking in terms of pairs of opposites-man and woman, good and evil-are as holy as that of a god. (50) Joseph Campbell
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It may be a species of impudence to think that the way you understand God is the way God is. (60). Joseph Campbell
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How does the ordinary person come to the transcendent? For a start, I would say, study poetry. Learn how to read a poem. You need not have the experience to get the message, or at least some indication of the message. It may come gradually. (92) Joseph Campbell
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Nothing is exciting if you know what the outcome is going to be. Joseph Campbell
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The achievement of the hero is one that he is ready for and it's really a manifestation of his character. It's amusing the way in which the landscape and conditions of the environment match the readiness of the hero. The adventure that he is ready for is the one that he gets. Joseph Campbell
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Follow your bliss. The heroic life is living the individual adventure. There is no security in following the call to adventure. Nothing is exciting if you know what the outcome is going to be. Joseph Campbell
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The person who thinks he has found the ultimate truth is wrong. Joseph Campbell
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Whenever men have looked for something solid on which to found their lives, they have chosen not the facts in which the world abounds, but the myths of an immemorial imagination. Joseph Campbell
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[M]yths are not invented as stories are. Myths are inspired-they really are. They come from the same realm that dream comes from. Joseph Campbell
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Certainly Star Wars has a valid mythological perspective. It shows the state as a machine and asks, "Is the machine going to crush humanity or serve humanity?" Humanity comes not from the machine but from the heart. What I see in Star Wars is the same problem that Faust gives us: Joseph Campbell
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No tribal rite has yet been recorded which attempts to keep winter from descending; on the contrary: the rites all prepare the community to endure, together with the rest of nature, the season of the terrible cold. Joseph Campbell
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When you are in accord with nature, nature will yield its bounty. This is something that is coming up in our own consciousness now...recognizi ng that by violating the environment in which we are living, we are really cutting off the energy and source of our own living. And it's this sense of accord, so that living properly in relation to what has to be done in this world one fosters the vitality of the environment. Joseph Campbell
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We keep thinking of deity as a kind of fact, somewhere; God as a fact. God is simply our own notion of something that is symbolic of transcendence and mystery. The mystery is what's important. Joseph Campbell
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If you're going to have a story, have a big story, or none at all. Joseph Campbell
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Men sometimes confess they love war because it puts them in touch with the experience of being alive. In going to the office every day, you don't get that experience, but suddenly in war, you are ripped back into being alive. Life is pain; life is suffering; and life is horror - but, by God, you are alive. Joseph Campbell
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The psyche is the inward experience of the human body, which is essentially the same in all human beings, with the same organs, the same instincts, the same impulses, the same conflicts, the same fears. Out of this common ground have come what Jung has called the archetypes, which are the common ideas of myths. Joseph Campbell
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A ritual is the enactment of a myth. And, by participating in the ritual, you are participating in the myth. And since myth is a projection of the depth wisdom of the psyche, by participating in a ritual, participating in the myth, you are being, as it were, put in accord with that wisdom, which is the wisdom that is inherent within you anyhow. Your consciousness is being re-minded of the wisdom of your own life. Joseph Campbell
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Every moment is utterly unique and will not be continued in eternity. This fact gives life its poignancy and should concentrate your attention on what you are experiencing now...that source of eternal energy is here, in you, now. Joseph Campbell
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I am Shiva-this is the great meditation of the yogis in the Himalayas...Hea ven and hell are within us, and all the gods are within us. This is the great realization of the Upanishads of India in the ninth century B.C. All the gods, all the heavens, all the worlds, are within us. They are magnified dreams, and dreams are manifestations in image form of the energies of the body in conflict with each other. Joseph Campbell
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What is required is the finding of that Immovable Point within one's self, which is not shaken by any of those tempests which the Buddhists call 'the eight karmic winds': 1-fear of pain, 2-desire for pleasure; 3-fear of loss; 4-desire for gain; 5-fear of blame, 6-desire for praise; 7-fear of disgrace; [and] 8-desire for fame. Joseph Campbell
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The world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves. Joseph Campbell
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Life, in both its knowing and its doing, has become today a "free fall," so to say, into the next minute, into the future. So that, whereas, formerly, those not wishing to hazard the adventure of an individual life could rest within the pale of a comfortably guaranteed social order, today all the walls have burst. It is not left to us to chooseto hazard the adventure of an unprecedented life: adventure is upon us, like a tidal wave. Joseph Campbell
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Life is not a problem to be solved but a mystery to be lived. Follow the path that is no path, follow your bliss. Joseph Campbell
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The realms of the gods and demons - heaven, purgatory, hell - are of the substance of dreams. Myth, in this view, is the dream of the world. Joseph Campbell
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Oh my God, does art engender humanity? It awakens your humanity. But humanity has nothing to do with political theory. Political theory is in the interests of one group of humanity, or one ideal for humanity. But humanity-my heavens, that's what proper art renders. We have a paradox. Going into the deepest aspects of inner space connects you with something that is the most vital for the outer realm. Joseph Campbell
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Man was not breathed into the earth. Man came out of the earth. Joseph Campbell
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Through dreams a door is opened to mythology, since myths are of the nature of dreams, and that, as dreams arise from an inward world unknown to waking consciousness, so do myths: so, indeed, does life. Joseph Campbell
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What we're learning in our schools is not the wisdom of life. We're learning technologies, we're getting information. There's a curious reluctance on the part of faculties to indicate the life values of their subjects. Joseph Campbell
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How to get rid of ego as dictator and turn it into messenger and servant and scout, to be in your service, is the trick. Joseph Campbell
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The hero's journey always begins with the call. One way or another, a guide must come to say, 'Look, you're in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that's not been touched. So you're at home here? Well, there's not enough of you there.' And so it starts. Joseph Campbell
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"Make your god transparent to the transcendent, and it doesn't matter what his name is." Joseph Campbell
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