Tagged: myth

Myth Through Time

 PBS’s most famous TV Series, The Power of Myth, was released in 1988, featuring Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, in an instigating conversation about life and myths. Now, on PBS’s website, Bill Moyers “Faith...

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Stallone: “A Myth for Each Generation”

According to Sylvester Stallone, each generation must discover itself through storytelling. Campbell was a large influence not only in this idea, but also in his reasoning for joining Guardians of the Galaxy 2. “Early...

Creating the Star Wars Mythos

In this piece, Indie Film Hustle elaborates more on the influence Campbell played in the creation of the Star Wars mythos. If not for Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, the world would likely have missed...

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Return to the Forest

Alan Watts was a notable philosopher known for helping to introduce eastern philosophy to a western audience. More so, he was a renowned comparative mythologist who found commonalities at the roots of various religions...

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The Roots of Halloween

In this lecture from Campbell, the Celtic roots of Halloween are explained to a congregation that is gathered for the “eve of holy days”. Campbell elaborates: “Hallowe’en, the eve of the holy days (that’s...

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A Healthy Body and Balanced Mind

In recent years, there’s been an obvious trend in fitness. Countless people now incorporate things like a morning jog, lifting weights, or eating healthy into their daily lives. Why? Well, the answer is clear to...

Between Utopia and Dystopia

Dominic Basulto writes for The Washington Post about the myth of the dystopian future, dating back to the Greek plays and still today filling up seats in theaters worldwide. As science advances more and more, technology becomes...

Rocking Through Time

Chuch Klosterman writes for the New York Times Magazine about Rock and Roll, it’s origins and current influences. The genre created in the Unites States in the late 40s, and it is still today an...

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Blissful Provocation

“Follow your bliss” means different things to different people. For Amos Paul Kennedy, it meant leaving behind his job at AT&T in order to make mugs and posters that pack an artistic punch. Kennedy addresses...