Joseph Campbell

Zen Physics

Zen Physics: The Science of Death, the Logic of Reincarnation by David Darling (1996) I’m a dualist — can’t help it, always have been — no matter how eloquently Hofstadter tells me that I am a strange loop. And I… Read More ›

Pathways to Bliss

Pathways to Bliss Mythology and Personal Transformation by Joseph Campbell (2004)   Well known for admonishing his students to “follow your bliss,” Joseph Campbell spent a lifetime following his. A few quotes from David Kudler’s posthumous collection of Campbell’s later… Read More ›

Myths to Live By

Myths to Live By by Joseph Campbell (1972) In this collection of essays, taken from lectures delivered in the Great Hall of The Cooper Union Forum, New York City, 1958-1971, Campbell writes of the issues in mythology most central to… Read More ›

The Quiet Center

The Quiet Center by John C. Lilly, M.D. & Philip Hansen Bailey Lilly (2003) Having spent a few hours in isolation tanks back in the ’80s, I felt it was finally time to look into their chief promoter, John Lilly…. Read More ›