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  • Anonymous

    That’s where we are kiddo

  • mmart

    I always loved Joseph Campbell and have given hours to listening to audio of his teaching.

  • Jeremy Gibson

    Can you PLEASE release the entire video interview? Or is it available somewhere?

  • Judy Glazier

    The series of interviews Bill did with Joseph Campbell were life changing for me as they confirmed what I had learned and deduced about mythology, religion, and the universe but about which I was reluctant to share with others. I recently passed this gem on to my grandchildren by giving them a set of the taped interviews – now on DVD from PBS.

  • cgmcle

    There’s a two-DVD set with six one-hour episodes that has been available for many years (“Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth”). It’s well worth the purchase.

  • Mimi Latte

    Life changing for me as well. I happened by chance to catch the rebroadcast on PBS and was changed forever. Called for the DVD set immediately. His mind amazes me. I fell for Bill Moyers then too.

  • Terence

    I would DIE to hear Joseph Campbell and, say, Christopher Hitchens in conversation.

  • Anonymous

    Go through his library. Maybe you will find it.

  • Anonymous

    Check out the links.

  • http://tris-stock.co.uk/ Tris Stock

    This must be quite old. His age of the Universe is 4.2 billion years out. Current estimates put it at nearly 13.8 billion years old.

  • Terence

    Whose library? Campbell’s? If so,does he have an accessible library?

  • Anonymous

    Almost any library has copies of his library. Also check out the links on this site.

  • Anonymous

    This was from Bill Moyers conversation with Joseph Campbell from the mid 1980’s. Joseph was dying of cancer and Bill wanted to get this discussion on film before he passed. It’s excellent. Joseph Campbell is one of the most under-rated thinkers of the 20th Century. BTW, this is recorded at George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch, since he was in contact with Campbell throughout the making of the original Star Wars movie.

  • cgmcle

    Exactly right.

  • http://tris-stock.co.uk/ Tris Stock

    Look at my comment again. This time, pay attention.

  • P. A. nichols

    I wish Pittsburgh’s PBS station, WQED, would re-air Power of Myth instead of the Dr Oz-like crap they sometimes run.

  • Claude Martin-Mondiere

    I bought the DVD of the complete discussion and the books at amazone

  • oddjob

    Me as well. It explained to me for the first time why I had so
    loved reading about the Ancient Greek myths back when I was a child and had also never forgotten about them.

  • Wendilyn Emrys

    I discovered Joseph Campbell in the summer of my 14th year through the Masks Of God Series, that summer I also read Bertrand Russell’s HIstory of Philosophy. MOG was transformational to my life, and inspired a leap in my critical thinking processes. As did HOP. Bright Blessing upon Mr. Campbell, and his contemporary Marija Gimbutas.

  • Wendilyn Emrys

    His library is at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA.

  • Anthony

    13.7 billion, not 18. However, our knowledge of this has really progressed since this interview.

  • dd

    I really makes it difficult for me when there are no captions or a transcript. Please include us in sharing the information. 9 to 22 out of every 1,000 people have a severe hearing impairment or are deaf.
    I first read Hero with a Thousand Faces when I was 19. I am always interested in what Joseph Campbell has to say and Bill Moyers too.

  • Terence

    Wendilyn, thank you for enlightening me. Much appreciated.

  • Anonymous

    Had the honor to meet and share a film about Joseph Campbell with Joseph Campbell’s wife who lives in Honolulu and is in her ninties!! Last year!

  • http://trisstock.com/ Tris Stock

    I know, which is why I said his estimation of the age of the Universe (18bn years) was 4.2bn years out from our current understanding of it being 13.8bn years old.