We have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves; where we had thought to travel outward, we shall come to the center of our own existence; where we had thought to be alone, we shall be with all the world.Joseph Campbell – The Hero With a Thousand Faces
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You introduced me to Campbell, and his observations still inform my views on human beliefs. I’m listing to “Goddesses” now.
This is really beautiful thank you for sharing