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by Samarra
Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Technology makes it easier
Replies: 1
Views: 409

In "the Cathedral" at the airport

Deus, I use mine at the airport to drown out all that noise. With the threat warnings, suspicious baggage announcements and televisions blasting negative news at you, it’s nice to just slip away into “the Cathedral,” as JC put it. I’m always pleasantly surprised how the hustle and bustle seems to go...
by Samarra
Sun Oct 26, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Finnegans Wake Playtime!
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Finnegans Wake Playtime!

Finnegans Wake was one of JC’s favorite books because of its complexity and free-form nature. I would like to play a game with you that yields Joycesque prose. Here are the rules: 1. Sit in a quiet place and read at least ONE page of Finnegans Wake. 2. Close the book and think about what you have ju...
by Samarra
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: RG: Part I, Chpts. 1-2
Replies: 5
Views: 1544

The Hero's complacent life before the call to action.

That’s the great thing about protagonists in myths. They are the every[woman/man]. They are just like you and me. Then fate rips them out of their complacency and perceived happiness into a realm of chaos and wonder... and the real fun begins!
by Samarra
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Joseph Campbell on Kaballah?
Replies: 2
Views: 544

JC's views on the Kaballah

I too am interested in JC's views on the Kaballah. A friend, Ben Goldstein, wanted to teach me about it back in the mid 90's. Unfortunately, Ben died before I had a chance to discuss it with him. Can you tell me more about it?