Mythology Cafe - Symbols and Modern Life

  • December 14, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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Joseph Campbell gave an interview in which he describes the effect of the first photos of earth from the moon.  The 'Earthrise' interview can be seen online here -

Joseph Campbell 'Earthrise' Interview

Let's discuss the symbols of the modern world - the Internet, airplanes, cars, mobile phones, Facebook, email, science fiction, space exploration, cinema, computer games, medical implants etc.  Are these new symbols challenging the world-view we've inherited from our ancestors?  Are they being integrated into our belief systems?


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  • Alex J.

    so sorry I missed this, for some reason I had it down as next weekend...

    December 15, 2013

  • hp

    Thanks for posting this link Phillip. Enjoyed the read. Won't be able to make this one but look forward to the next. See you in the new year. h

    December 13, 2013

    • Phillip

      Glad you liked the article. See you next year.

      December 13, 2013

  • Phillip

    Hi all - just a quick reminder for this weekend's Campbell meet up. I hope you've got your favourite symbols ready to discuss on Saturday!

    December 10, 2013

  • Phillip

    Changed the date as everyone appears to be busy. Hope to see you all in a few weeks.

    1 · November 29, 2013

  • Cathy

    Unfortunately the modern world has intruded and I am unable to attend this time. I hope to meet you at the next one.

    November 27, 2013

  • hp

    Hi Phillip,
    I can no longer attend this Saturday but hope to make the next one.
    Have a great meet-up :-)

    November 25, 2013

  • Linda

    sorry can't make this time

    November 22, 2013

    • Phillip

      No need to apologise. Hope to see you next month.

      November 22, 2013

  • Phillip

    Hi John - Yes, I will be attending the meeting.

    November 21, 2013

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