Power of Myth pt1

The post is for primarily for me…

Power of Myth

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

About Campbell, hero types, hero deeds, Jesus Christ, the Buddha, 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.

(Earthrise is the name given to NASA image AS8-14-2383, taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.)

Earthrise by astronaut William Anders, Apollo 8
Earthrise by astronaut William Anders, Apollo 8

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