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by boringguy
Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Functions of Metaphors
Replies: 2
Views: 1709

Thanks Andreas, hope you have been well. I do poke my nose in here every once in a while, the community of you all in the context of Campbell helps me keep my bearing of sorts, but generally just taking it in. Brin's thoughts about metaphors made me think a minute though because I guess I had only t...
by boringguy
Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Functions of Metaphors
Replies: 2
Views: 1709

Functions of Metaphors

Hi all, I ran across this the other day as I was pondering other things but it made me think back to Campbell and JCF ( you all ) and so I thought I would share it here. Probably most here are well aware, as am I (I think), of Campbell's understanding of metaphor as a means which connects one to tha...
by boringguy
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Technology and Nature
Replies: 1150
Views: 39792

Hi James, all, I haven’t become involved in the conversations around here much lately because at best I’m not much of a conversationalist and then, when I am busier in other directions my results are embarrassing even to me. But I do still poke my head in around here every once in a while, so as I w...
by boringguy
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:57 am
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Love Ruins Everything
Replies: 51
Views: 5329

Hi CB, all Not sure if this is a bit far off base for this thread but I don't think so :? First, hope everyones summer is going well. Hey here is a link to a Nova show on PBS at the moment called 'dogs decoded' that's pretty good if you get a chance to watch it. You can stream it but only through th...
by boringguy
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: Music Corner
Replies: 658
Views: 33464

My musical knowledge isn't to great so maybe most already know Joe B's work but when I run across something like this, I feel like a kid on Christmas morning. :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPhyRxNJD-A bg ___________ you make the world smile ......... the trick is learning to let the world make ...
by boringguy
Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Western Soul Image
Replies: 5
Views: 1577

Thanks Cindy,

Sorry for the delay, I've just been very sick for the past ten days. I do want to read the thread you linked in it's entirety and then will be back.


bg
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you make the world smile ........... the trick is learning to let the world make you smile
by boringguy
Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Western Soul Image
Replies: 5
Views: 1577

Western Soul Image

Hi all, Ok just have to say, if I’m ever going to get burned at the stake this is probably my best shot at it…. A thought occurred to me the other day as I read this; The Anima is the female soul image of a man, the Animus the male soul image of a woman. That is the most simple definition, and one w...
by boringguy
Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: Music Corner
Replies: 658
Views: 33464

Hey Al, Thanks for sharing Becks version of 'Sound and Vision'. Just leaves me just wondering where the 'Like It a Lot' button is around here :D His approach here reminds me of another of my favorite songs, Vanessa Mae's 'Bach's Street Prelude' where it was thought that a core work was meant to be e...
by boringguy
Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 113934

LOL Right CB. And so humanity, come lie down on the couch and let's consider what that might be telling us about, the created, who created a Father Creator God with manic-depression and must forgive Him for He knows not what he does. :wink: bg _____________ you make the world smile ...... the trick ...
by boringguy
Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Free Will
Replies: 2783
Views: 113934

Hi all, I have to admit that I haven't read this entire thread and I'm sure Rom is no stranger to Dennett's ideas, so if this is redundant I apologize, but I ran across this and thought it contained some food for thought in a couple of regards about this question. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrCZ...
by boringguy
Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:06 am
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: Music Corner
Replies: 658
Views: 33464

I agree Clemsy; amazing talent and a sense of humor. What's not to like about that 8)


bg
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you make the world smile ....... the trick is learning to let the world make you smile
by boringguy
Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Colorado Tragedy
Replies: 504
Views: 19075

Hi nandu, My thought was that if our myths are culturally reflective, then it doesn’t’ seem like a big surprise to me to have ‘mythic characters’ like the Lone Ranger, given the circumstances of our early history. The rebel archetype is a valid expression driving change and that change has provide b...
by boringguy
Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: Mythos: For the Creative Community
Topic: Music Corner
Replies: 658
Views: 33464

Thanks James,

What a story for reflection in a culture that wants it all right now. Seems like a pretty good example of following your bliss to me 8)


bg
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you make the world smile ........ the trick is learning to let the world make you smile
by boringguy
Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Colorado Tragedy
Replies: 504
Views: 19075

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Chinese_school_attacks http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/china-school-attack_n_2298430.html And so the question here seems to be whether this is individually or societally the hero journey or individuation, gone wrong or simply the workings of that in motion?...
by boringguy
Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Colorado Tragedy
Replies: 504
Views: 19075

Hi all, Just back from few days in the mountains where I didn’t have world communication. Firstly, my heartfelt sympathy for everyone involved, especially those whose lives are directly impacted. So many disagreeable things about this picture. This kind of thing seen as a symptom is surely an indica...