Creativity, Genius, and Mental Health/Mental Illness

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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Post by Cindy B. » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:10 pm

James wrote:Cindy; I'm so sorry you have not been feeling well; but in keeping with the topic I just came across this most amazing artist I thought I might share to cheer you up; ( but alas he has some issues ).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUtn3pvWmpg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOisfieMPS4

( He has many fans but perhaps a somewhat limited perspective. :wink: )

I hope this brightens your day a bit. :)

J'adore Henri. Merci beaucoup, mon ami. :D
If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s. --Jung
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Post by Cindy B. » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:52 pm

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. --Robin Williams

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Post by JamesN. » Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:19 pm

That is as beautifully tender and poignant as it could be expressed I think. Thank you Cindy.
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Post by JamesN. » Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:33 am

I just came across last night's Emmy Awards farewell to Robin Williams given by Billy Crystal and thought it might be worth sharing.

https://tv.yahoo.com/blogs/tv-news/emmy ... 33504.html
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Post by JamesN. » Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:34 pm

This article provides some extra insight concerning Robin Williams suicide that may shed more light on why he took his life.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morn ... -dementia/
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