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by jd101
Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Mystery Revisted...First Function of Myth
Replies: 55
Views: 9223

Today I was searching the forums for some help in understanding the first function of myth. For whatever reason this was the thread that I clicked on. What a surprise! Five years has gone by since I started this thread and I must admit that I have definitely forgotten more than I have learned. I def...
by jd101
Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Buddhism and Hinduism
Replies: 416
Views: 20221

Nandu, Can you please cite the reference for the 2 quotes from Campbell in your initial post? It seems that the discussion so far is focusing on Nandu's statement “The Indian psyche does not consider the individual to be worthy of concern “ Obviously Nandu made this comment as a philosophical genera...
by jd101
Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Help locating old Spengler thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

thanks clemsy. sorry for the delay we were away last week and visited with richard buchen who is the librarian for the campbell archives at pacifica for a few hours. wow! felt like a pilgrimage.... at any rate, the spengler thread is a mystery. perhaps appropriately so, as my memory is so clear that...
by jd101
Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:21 pm
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Help locating old Spengler thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Thanks for the response Cindy. My recollection is that there was another thread that was quite exhaustive on the subject of the book, and years ago I browsed the thread which one member in particular had taken the time to provide a quite detailed summary and discussion of each chapter of the book. I...
by jd101
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:49 am
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Help locating old Spengler thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Help locating old Spengler thread

Years ago there was an excellent thread someone had posted on Spengler's 'Decline of the West'. I recall that it was a complete chapter summary and exposition, something akin perhaps to 'sparknotes'. I can't seem to locate it among the threads after searching. I do recall that this forum was consoli...
by jd101
Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Comparative mythology book recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1601

Hi David,
Will the new releases be limited to the existing published texts(i count 5 or 6 of the various 'seeded earth and animal powers books) or will there be 'new material'?

in gratitude,

john deters
by jd101
Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell - audio
Topic: Lecture I.2.3 - Confrontation of East and West in Religion
Replies: 65
Views: 12936

Clemsy and all, It has been a couple of years since I've visited the forums, and I happened to choose this one tonight. So, hello once again. All of the audio collections have been tremendously inspiring to me, so to bring it back to the theme of 'Confrontation East & West' here are a few points tha...
by jd101
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: The Village Compound
Topic: Help Out Any Way You Can
Replies: 62
Views: 7603

I have been thinking a bit more about the fundraising issue and here are a few suggestions. I remember that there are lots of new fundraising ideas in the last few years, and I believe there are now some interesting ways to channel almost any shopping activity from friends and associates to the bene...
by jd101
Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: The Village Compound
Topic: Help Out Any Way You Can
Replies: 62
Views: 7603

tongue in cheek aside, it appears that the real beneficiary is Amazon as they get the bulk of the sale...and as Bodhi says, Amazon designed the whole program and communicated it to JCF...which brings me back to my initial point that perhaps Amazon would not object to JCF publicizing it to 'the membe...
by jd101
Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Paleolithic Goddess Figurines
Replies: 5
Views: 769

thanks for letting us know about that and also the link....congrats on the interview...that is wonderful....how did you happen upon that?
by jd101
Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: The Village Compound
Topic: Help Out Any Way You Can
Replies: 62
Views: 7603

aaaHaaa, the bodhi factor very tricky guy.....jd very impressed with your level of expertise playing in different lokas....must be genuine renaissance man!
by jd101
Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: The Village Compound
Topic: Help Out Any Way You Can
Replies: 62
Views: 7603

hey bodhi, i only quickly scanned this thread so maybe i missed something, but my first impression was that if a person enters the amazon site from jcf and then purchases anything jcf will be rewarded. if that is the case i think that this could be a major revenue source that is untapped. as long as...
by jd101
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Mystery Revisted...First Function of Myth
Replies: 55
Views: 9223

First to Andreas, thanks for the link…Again I am reminded of Indra’s net of gems…It is just amazing to me that we are living in a time when all we have to do is have a thought about any subject and we can go to the ‘net’ and thoroughly research it. And Cindy, yes, 4 years old is a very magical age. ...
by jd101
Fri Sep 18, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Mystery Revisted...First Function of Myth
Replies: 55
Views: 9223

The Gothic cathedral was not build for 21th century tourists, but for community rituals of the 12th century. I think the experience of a cathedral as art is a product of modern man's view. By viewing it as art we are separating the cathedral from the rituals and myths it was built for, separating i...
by jd101
Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: A Woman's Portrait, Sonia Maria Sotomayor
Replies: 14
Views: 1293

i will categorically say, yes, yes, maybe, no to your noman request, and finally I am a way too serious a home roaster... i was cursed with tasting great espresso and have been ruined for this lifetime. I do however, extend an open invitation to any associate traveling to Encinitas, CA. to experienc...