The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell–Being Alive


People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances without own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive…We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”


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