The End of Romanticism: THE COURSE OF LOVE by Alain de Botton

I came across Alain de Botton at Onbeing.org. [Side Bar: I have decided listening to Krista Tippett interviews is healthier and more helpful -- not just for my sanity but for thoughtful engagement with the world -- than seeking out news. It is not that I want to remain ignorant or live in my own little world; … Continue reading The End of Romanticism: THE COURSE OF LOVE by Alain de Botton

The Courage to Evolve: The Portable JUNG, edited by Joseph Campbell

When I took this book out of the library I did not intend to read the entire collection. There were some articles that intrigued me: "The Stages of Life"; The Spiritual Problem of Man"; and "On Synchronicity." Joseph Campbell's introduction, however, seemed to suggest that I ought to dare and read it from cover to … Continue reading The Courage to Evolve: The Portable JUNG, edited by Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell: MYTHS TO LIVE BY

This book was first published in 1972 (copyright 1972 also). I'm still amazed that I must say 40 years ago or more when I talk of the 70's!  When I think about the material and topics covered by Joseph Campbell -- in general and in this book specifically -- I often wonder what happened?  Here … Continue reading Joseph Campbell: MYTHS TO LIVE BY