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Thoughts on Being Curious
I was contemplating these words from Joseph Campbell the other day: "Myth is what we call other people's religion. "Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when it is understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you run into trouble." Joseph Campbell.
So I offer a thought, which isn't all that peculiar. One of the oldest and most powerful institutions influencing culture from time immemorial. The one that presents itself as a path to the Divine, the source of all life and meaning is the very same that creates the experience of separation based on a proprietary interpretation of a story. At the same time how many people perpetuate this same story because their own wounds that keep them hostage to these very stories. Relationships begin and end because of these stories; people suffer alienation from their own life and body because of these stories. Wars are fought because of these stories......READ MORE