Joseph Campbell — The Laws of God and Man

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Joseph Campbell takes a quick look at the underpinnings of modern society — our religions, with their emphasis on immutable, unchanging law; and our culture, with its emphasis on a more democratically determined set of laws and institutions.

The lecture from which this clip was taken has been released as the first program in Mythos I — The Shaping of Our Mythic Tradition (https://www.jcf.org/works/works/shapi…)

For more of Joseph Campbell’s thoughts on Western society, check out Occidental Mythology (https://www.jcf.org/works/download/ebook-occidental-mythology/).

For more of Joseph Campbell’s thoughts on myth and society, check out Myths to Live By (https://www.jcf.org/works/download/myths-to-live-by/).