Discussion of Joseph Campbell's work with an emphasis on the personal creative impulse as well as the sociological role of the artist in today's global community.
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...which at their core are psychological expressions of aggression arising from some perceived threat whether consciously recognized or not. So while I mean no disrespect, honjaku, truly, I admit that I've wondered about your reaction to those in this thread who do value the creative impulse and creative products, the special cultural role of art and artists regardless of skill level and irrespective of social validation, the general notion of art for art's sake, etc. Where's the threat?satire: trenchant wit, irony, or sarcasm used to expose and discredit vice or folly
If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s. --Jung
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Aww, you lucky man, I wish I could have seen this pilgrimage.honjaku wrote:
Speaking of India the Maha Kumbh Mela, the worlds oldest pilgrimage has just ended. Millions gathered to appreciate the mystery and you could find every variety of pilgrim, devotee, genuine seeker, mystic, sadhu, faker, fraud and charlatan at the gathering.
The greater the diversity of cultures under a government's patronage, the greater my respect for that government.
'A fish popped out of the water only to be recaptured again. It is as I, a slave to all yet free of everything.'