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by WesF
Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Mythological Tools for Rites of Initiations and Passage
Topic: Are Rites of Passage Really Necessary?
Replies: 67
Views: 17009

Boys start playing with cars, trucks, trains, and planes and other such drivables when they are just tots. It’s a big deal when he gets to drive the real thing. It’s a milestone in the transition from dependency to responsibility. And just like the danger of hunting and warring in primary cultures,...
by WesF
Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Metaphors behind horror films.
Replies: 17
Views: 1067

I see Frankenstein as the all too human attempt to escape from death. The monster is a product of being created in an "unnatural" way. It is science run amuck. Dr. Frankenstein represents the human drive to conquer the natural processes of life and death. If you look at the era in which it was writ...
by WesF
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: The Lost Teachings of Joseph Campbell, Vol 1-9?
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

Where can I find those? Can I download them? Please let me know.
by WesF
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Where the heck has JC been my whole life?
Replies: 25
Views: 4046

Totally agreed with TS

Hey everyone, I just joined yesterday and, as this is my very first post, I figured this thread would be the most appropriate place to start. I have been interested in mythology, legends, and all things folklore since I was a kid. Only recently did a teacher of mine inroduce me to Joseph Cambell's H...