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by Battleship
Thu Nov 13, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: The Wasteland...
Replies: 43
Views: 8605

Clemsy As I continue to read the thread I can't help but believe that some may have confusion concerning the wasteland. I believe that some are confusing the wasteland motif with the soulful journey. Unless I stand corrected I find no references anywhere where Campbell romanticizes the wasteland. Ca...
by Battleship
Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:29 am
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: The Wasteland...
Replies: 43
Views: 8605

Clemsy Yes . your comments are accurate. this is a rich subject and has it's complexities and nuances. To add one more there is also the paradox. For example David Myers wrote a book entitled The American Paradox-Spiritual Hunger in the age of Plenty. The basic synopsis is that since 1960 we have se...
by Battleship
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: The Wasteland...
Replies: 43
Views: 8605

Hello Clemsy I am simply pointing out that there is a correlation between the inner life of man and the world he creates. The inner wasteland cannot help but create an outer wasteland. In this way the wasteland is not exclusively an inner metaphor. IT represents the outer realities as well. Through ...
by Battleship
Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: The Wasteland...
Replies: 43
Views: 8605

The Wasteland is a physical reality

Oh contraire my friends. the consensus being built on this thread is that "The world is no wasteland. The wasteland is a way of experiencing the world." While it is true that the wasteland is a metaphor for a world without spirit, it is jugular to understand the relationship between the King and the...