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Joseph Campbell

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Joseph Campbell

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 - October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion and gave many lectures until short before his death.  His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss."

Wednesday Dec 20, 2017

Joseph Campbell: The life that is waiting for us

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Tuesday Dec 12, 2017

Joseph Campbell: The goal of life

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.

Friday Dec 8, 2017

Joseph Campbell: Transformation of consciousness

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.

Thursday Aug 31, 2017

Joseph Campbell: Living in joy

We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.

Monday Aug 3, 2015

Joseph Campbell: Who to blame?

Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.

Tuesday Jul 21, 2015

Joseph Campbell: Take advantage of a challenging life

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.

Thursday Apr 30, 2015

Joseph Campbell: Doors will open for you

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.

Friday Apr 24, 2015

Joseph Campbell: Use your inner joy

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.

Thursday Aug 29, 2013

Joseph Campbell: Recover your treasures

It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.