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  • The Burning Point of Life

    Published March 30, 2017

    “Love is the burning point of life, and since all life is sorrowful, so is love. The stronger the love, the more the pain. Love itself is pain, you might say — the pain of being truly alive.” Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth When I was 16 my English class read Joseph Cambpell’s The Power of Myth as part of our study of the Hero’s Journey. It was one of the most memorable moments in my education; I felt the curtain had been pulled back on culture, literature, religion, and...

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