Joseph Campbell explains why myths appeal to people across all cultures. Continue reading
An understanding of our history is as crucial to a successful democratic society as it is essential to the well-examined life of the individual. As historian Howard Zinn told Bill Moyers, “I think the more people learn about the past… the more that they will understand that it is possible for people to change the world.” Start your understanding with some of the series and specials below.
Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death. Continue reading
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss where heroism can be witnessed in modern society. Continue reading
Joseph Campbell traces the beginning of love, as we think of it today, to twelfth-century troubadours. Continue reading
The Violence Against Women Act passed Congress last week. Now take a look at other legislation that could have made a difference for women, but didn’t. Continue reading
For a short time, watch Richard Wolf’s compelling lecture on the root causes of America’s recent financial crisis. Continue reading