The Power of Myth Setting & Symbolism

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New York, 125th and Broadway

A location in New York where modern kids grow up with their own gangs and morality.

New York, Madison Square Garden

The location in New York, where the young Campbell witnesses the Wild West Show.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

The church in New York where Campbell experiences an atmosphere of spiritual mysteries.

Japan

A country Campbell visits where he discovers the Shinto religion has no cognizance of the Christian myths of the Fall and the Garden of Eden.

Beirut

The city in Lebanon identified by Campbell as the site of present day conflict between the three great Western religions.

The Great Seal

The Great Seal of the United States is national symbol that includes the symbol of the Pyramids.

Gaia Principle

The Gaia principle is the idea that the whole planet is a single organism—Mother Earth.

Genesis

The Book of Genesis is...

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